World’s Top Jetski Freeriders Head to Grayland Beach for Annual Grayland Open

By Grant Clark

grays harbor tourismMark Gomez will pull double duty at this year’s Grayland Open Pro/Am Jetski Freeride Competition.

grayland openThe world’s top-ranked freerider and current point’s leaders in the International Freeride Watercraft Association (IFWA) World Championship Tour, will not only attempt to successfully defend his title at the competition, he will also serve as the event’s on-site announcer.

“It’s going to be insane. I may have bitten off more than I can chew,” the 25-year-old Gomez said, “but everyone wants to be a part of it. This event has really picked up momentum over the years. Dan has just done a fantastic job.”

Gomez is speaking about Dan Lindgren, the founder and organizer of the Grayland Open, which is now in its seventh year.

“It’s pretty amazing how it’s grown over the years,” said Lindgren, who grew up surfing the waves at Westport. “It’s one of only two places in the United States you can see a competition like this. We will have some of the world’s best professional and amateur riders here.”  Read more here:

Experience the Grays Harbor County Fair This Week

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Whether it’s the once-a-year combination of entertainment, food, rides, animals, activities, and community, there’s nothing like a county Fair. This year’s Grays Harbor County Fair is just around the corner in more ways than one.

Happening August 5-9 at the Grays Harbor Fair and Event Center, this year’s Fair promises non-stop fan favorites throughout the week. Mike Bruner, the Manager at Grays Harbor Fairgrounds and Tourism, is proud of the high quality performers and fun for visitors of all ages. He shares, “We’re really, really excited about this year’s fair and have created as much value for attendees as possible!”  Read more  here: