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Tim Brink

Tim Brink (Timber): Now residing in Portland, Tim is the founder of, and guide for ORT. Timber also serves as the current president of the United States Rafting Association (USRA). Tim is currently employed as a school psychologist and football coach. A bird of a different color; Tim pushes the... Full Bio
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Welcome by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Welcome to the Oregon Rafting Teams InSpirit Journal. This is where we will be capturing the beauty and positive energy of the places we explore. We hope you enjoy it ... Read on »
King of the Rogue by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking A big thanks to our sponsor Sawyer Paddles & Oars for the Special Edition King of the Rogue MX oars. Th ... Read on »
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When bigger is better- by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Americans must be constantly reminded to maintain a balance with our Mother Earth. Large vehicles, large spending abilities, and large populations seemingly transpose ... Read on »
ORT – Rafting around the world by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Check out this article by INTERNATIONAL RAFTING FEDERATION (IRF)… That’s right…it’s about US!!! They did a super good job at capturing our spirit and the lov ... Read on »
Recruiting help for the Wind Race by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Are you interested in helping out with the Upper Wind Festival VII on March 15th, 2014? Contact us. The post ... Read on »
River Stewardship with the Oregon Rafting Team by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking American Whitewater specifies “river stewardship” as – “To conserve and restore America’s whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely”. ORT ... Read on »
On the Spectrum by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Ox and Timber likely started the the most recent explosion of big water rafting, a shock heard around the world with their decent of the Lewis River waterfalls 5 years a ... Read on »
Mountain Madness by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Successful exit of Boulder Drop. With the snow capped Cascades looming in the background our former Olympian Matt (the Law) Lindland had this to say about the firs ... Read on »
The Trail of the Oregon Rafting Team by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking The man who makes his refuge will inherit the land and possess my holy mountain. Big sky in Big Fork.   In wrapping up our spring racing season we headed E ... Read on »
Cal Salmon 2013! by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Dropping into the Marble Mountain Wilderness. The Cal Salmon Race celebrated it’s 7th year of competition with amazing weather and great attendance as the spectato ... Read on »
Spring Spring Spring by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Break, sun, rest. Hike, ski, paddle. Easter, sun, warmth. Starting the day at Lake Tahoe.   Hiking. Spring run off in process. Water=life. ... Read on »
IVth Annual Upper Wind Festival (2013) by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking The water came up and the rippers came out for some classic Northwest head to head racin! Timber lettin the local boaters know that they are indeed super cool but th ... Read on »
Diversify by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Common knowledge is to warm up next to a fire and a game when it gets cold out.  ORT goes boatin.  Winter in the Pacific Northwest provides numerous opportunities to apply ... Read on »
Class V Training by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.  -Ueshiba ... Read on »
Harmony by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking In music, harmony is the use of simultaneous pitches or chords.  Harmony is often said to refer to the “vertical” aspect of music. Or whitewater boating- Joker and ... Read on »
Hypothermia by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Breaks must be kept very short in the winter. The following information was provided by ORT’s Certified.  The following are his credentials, guess why we call him C ... Read on »
Class V Training December 15th and 16th. by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Certified Saturday’s instruction and course offerings.  12-15-2012 Morning session at Team Quest from 8:30-11. 18206 SE Stark St  Portland, OR 97030 Lunch ... Read on »
Trinity by Tim Brink Posted in: Blog Posts in Kayaking Burnt Ranch Gorge of the Trinity River is a very special place. Divinity abounds as this walled out gorge exudes positive energy in the form of rapids, steelhead, salmon ... Read on »