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Courtesy of RiverBreak Magazine - original story posted on January 2, 2014River surfing has grown so much in the past 5 years. I love the sport and I really want everyone to have fun and be safe! When I founded the WRSA (World River Surfing Association) back in 2002, I was driven to share my stoke and my river surfing knowledge. One of the very first pages I built for the WRSA website was dedicated to safety. I listed many issues, but the main concern I had was the use of leashes. It has been about 5 years since I...

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This is an excerpt from an article about Boisean April Zastrow by Philipp Babcicky who writes for RiverBreak - The International River Surf Magazine. Notes: April has been a professional motocross racer since she was 15. She's a graphic designer for a motocross apparel company, Fly Racing and paints all of her own boards which are shaped by Idaho River Sports' custom board shaper Chris Peterson. Some of us also knew her late father Stan and can understand where April gets her adventurous spirit. April knew river surfing wasn’t going to just be a one-time thing. After competing in motocross...

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