Articles written by: Lisa Nuss

The Season for Dragon Boat Races

The Season for Dragon Boat Races

Summer brings the prime season for Dragon Boat racing. The sport continues to grow in popularity, and if you’ve never seen a race, you can likely find one at a river or lake near you. Dragon Boat Legend The story goes that Dragon Boat festivals commemorate a Chinese poet who [...]

When You Meet a Moose

When You Meet a Moose

When you first meet a moose, your mind shuffles images through your head. You’d seen elk everywhere in Yellowstone the day before, they were almost like pests, but this beast’s snout was not like an elk’s. The animal was way bigger and taller than a deer, it was – it [...]

Three Reasons Type A People Should Join a Paddling Team

Three Reasons Type A People Should Join a Paddling Team

By Lisa Nuss On my first scheduled day to practice with a dragon boat team, I sat in my car and tried to talk myself out of it. That I was out of shape since graduate school was just part of it. As I stared out at the expansiveWillametteRiverI realized [...]