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…

Ottertalks Q&A with Jeff Powelson December 15, 2014 06:47

Clyde the Otter recently dived into the ocean with Owner Jeff Powelson of Portland, Oregon’s Aquatic Sports shop for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Aquatic Sports. Jeff Powelson: Our store’s history starts in 1966. We are a family owned business started for the love of diving. Our core statement: To create…

Save the Ocean, Save Yourself! The Reason for the Tour Season. November 24, 2014 11:17

The Winter Season, especially the time leading up to the Holidays, is a very stressful and busy time in our family business. Seven years ago we started a family and simultaneously begun our business. It was the exact same month. Since then, we have added three boys to our family and two styles of Parka to the…

OtterTalks Q&A with Kimberly Park November 20, 2014 08:06

Clyde the Otter recently laid back in the ocean with Co-owner Kimberly Park of Lompoc, California’s Ocean Sports Scuba and Freediving shop for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Ocean Sports Scuba and Freediving (OSSF). Kimberly Park: Well, Ocean Sports was established in Lompoc, CA twenty-one years ago.…