ASSISTANT COACH, COLUMBIA RIVER OUTRIGGER CANOE CLUB (CROCC)
Wa`a Traditions and Paddling
Cris Trimble has been part of the local paddling community for nearly 25 years. She began with the Portland Rose Festival Dragon Boats in 1991. In 2000, she was introduced to Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Racing and has been competing, coaching and promoting Hawaiian traditions ever since. Cris is currently an Assistant Coach for Columbia River Outrigger Canoe Club (CROCC). Learning about the Hawaiian Wa‘a culture and sharing her knowledge with paddlers of all ages and levels is one of her greatest joys.