Chris Hawkins: Sailor Looking for a Water Sport
Chris Hawkins piloted a 27 foot sailboat as a kid and went on to crew on a 40 foot Newport
in his early twenties. A 6th generation Bitterroot Valley, Montana Native and avid outdoorsman, Chris was still lost
at sea until he found Stand Up Paddle Racing. A man of two worlds—Spokane, Washington and Bitterroot Valley, Montana, Chris talks about his family life and parents who embraced and shared the outdoors, the challenge and excitement of being a Software Engineer, and the blessing of finding the sport of SUP, racing, and Ohana.