Distributor. Expert. Paddler.
As a pioneer of water sports on the Columbia River Gorge, JD has nurtured canoe and paddle sports in the Northwest. He is a key distributor and community leader.
JD started off in white water kayak and wind surfing, but once he began paddling with Lanikai Canoe club 30 years ago, he was hooked. JD started building outrigger canoes and paddles which eventually became his career. JD organizes the largest canoe race in the Northwest, the Gorge Outrigger Canoe Race, which recently celebrated its 20th consecutive running.
JD works with customers from Washington, Oregon and Northern California and manages the Ozone Northwest warehouse.