Bend Whitewater Park Staff

If you’ve spent anytime down at the Bend Whitewater Park chances are you’ve ran into Head Wave Shaper Ryan Richard. He can often be found at the River’s edge making adjustments to the pneumatic blatters via iPad and field testing his tweaks on one of his hand-made River Surfboards. Here’s a nice little write up on the man that keeps things flowing smoothly on the Deschutes.