this area may not be the Outer Banks, Corpus Christie, or the Gorge;
but, then again, those places don't have WHITECAP WINDSURFING.
see, I, Chuck Hardin, owner of this one-man windsurfing center,
am the Sultan of Stoke, your Personal Pasha of Windsurfing Paraphernalia,
the Wise Man of the Wind. Windsurfing is my mission. Let me explain...
took my first lesson in the summer of '95, at age 39. I figured
it was the closest I would ever come to realizing my childhood dream
this wind-driven version of surfing captivated me, awakened my true
self, and completely screwed up my world...all for the better. I
knew I would learn to windsurf "real good", and I did.
passed; but, then came this cosmic convergence of (1) my raging
mid-life crisis, (2) my state of unemployment, (3) the success of
my wife's business, and (4) this local windsurfing business coming
up for sale.
November 1999, I'm in business -- a surfing-related business right
here in Augusta... AND I get to keep my home, wife and three kids.
angels are smiling —
soul finds his niche in life.
is a certified school through the US Sailing Windsurfing Instruction
Program, offering beginner lessons only in individual and small
clinic settings mainly at Clark Hill near Augusta, but also
in occassional group clinics at Lake Lanier (Atlanta), Lake
Murray (Columbia, SC), and the nearby Georgia and South Carolina
coast (Charleston, Fripp Island, St. Simons Island). For more
description of lessons
offered through Whitecap.
and used equipment
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