Surf Ski Classes

We offer year round private beginning, intermediate and advanced surf ski lessons from our expert coaches Van Douglas in Hood River and Jonas Ecker and Rob Casey in Seattle.


Our Classes

Surf Ski Clinic with Jonas Ecker

3 Hours – Advanced Beginner and above. 
Improve your skills with Team USA sprint racer Jonas Ecker. Learn from one of the fastest paddlers in the country yet a super humble guy! Basics to advanced skills. In Seattle – Nov: 19 / Dec: 3 / Monday Dec 12

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Surf Skis ReMounting Pool Practice

2 Hours – All Levels. 
Learn how to safely remount your surf ski in a warm pool near Seattle in Fall and Winter.  Schedule TBA or Private Class

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Downwinding for Surf Skis in Seattle

3 Hours – Intermediate and Advanced
Learn how to safely downwind your surf ski with wind swell on Puget Sound with Rob Casey. Great training for Hood River.  Private Classes: Available all year

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Surf Ski Class with Van Douglas in Hood River

3 Hours – Beginner to Advanced (in Hood River, Oregon)
Learn surf ski basics on flat water OR intermediate Downwind instruction with Van Douglas in Hood River.  Class Dates: Private lessons only. Available all year

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Surf Ski Freighter Waves Class in Seattle

3 Hours – Intermediate and Advanced
Learn how to surf fun waves from large ships on Puget Sound on your surf ski. Great cross training for coastal surfing and downwinding. Available: Spring-Late Summer for tides.

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Beginning to Intermediate Surf Ski Training with Rob Casey

3 Hours  – Beginner or Intermediate
Beginner thru Intermediate paddlers looking to learn the basics or get to the next level with Rob Casey. Get directional control, stability, remount tip and boat surfing tips!   Private Classes. All Year.

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  • Contact me first about the class you’re interested in.

Beginning – You’re new to paddling and/or have limited experience and/or have difficulty with balance on your ski, self-rescue, etc.

Intermediate – You have at least a year of regular paddling in a variety of conditions, can paddle over small waves, in wind and on boat wakes, can capsize, wet-exit and get back on easily.

Advanced – You can comfortably paddle in large surf, downwind in high winds, paddle rivers and/or open water or swift current in most big conditions.

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