Wottermen Chronicles

Part Three: Brave the Elements Tour February 05, 2015 06:00

Written by Cynthia Issel Next stop was Cannon Beach for the plunge with Cannon Beach Surf Shop. We had a lot of watchers, and not a lot of plungers, which seemed to be the theme at almost every plunge. The shop is ran by Mark who grew up in California during the beginning of the surfing…

Part Two: Brave the Elements Tour January 20, 2015 10:01

Written by Cynthia Issel “The ocean called our souls and we answered with all our hearts.” -unkonwn On the next segment of our tour, we started to feel more like storm chasers. We had braved so many storms in the now leaky trailer (we forgot to attach part of the cover into the wood… sorry El Diablo), and we…

Ottertalks Q&A with Kathy Zuk December 16, 2014 08:01

Clyde the Otter recently laid back in the ocean with owner Kathy Zuk of Central Point, Oregon’s Rogue Aquatics for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Rogue Aquatics. Kathy Zuk: Rogue Aquatics was established in 2011 but was previously Rogue Scuba.  We still hold the Rogue Scuba name and still offer the…

What is Ocean Futures Society? December 02, 2014 06:10

Since we’ve started our Brave the Elements Tour to benefit Ocean Futures Society, you’ve been asking, “What is Ocean Futures Society?” and “How is Jean-Michel Cousteau involved?” Today, we are going to answer your biting questions. So nibble on this. Clyde the Otter laid out in the Pacific Ocean with Marine Biologist and Executive Coordinator for Jean-Michel Cousteau, Holly S.…

Meet Your “Inner Otter” Clyde November 19, 2014 06:58

A couple of days ago we gave you the Wottermen’s Creed. We told you that the world was once only water and so it is in our nature to be strongly drawn to the sea. We told you this intuitive calling unleashes your “inner otter”. Let’s call your “inner otter” Clyde.     Clyde is a resilient and playful creature. He…