See this guy score an awesome 4-sport day

Mexican kayaker Rafa Ortiz does much more than tackling whitewater – just look at his busy schedule.
© Rafa Ortiz
By Gunther Geist

When Rafael Ortiz relocated from his home in Mexico to the Columbia River Gorge, near the border of Washington and Oregon in the USA's Pacific Northwest, it was with good reason. The region offers plenty of opportunities to participate in a greater variety of outdoor activities. And while we generally prefer a quality-over-quantity approach to sports, sometimes it's fun to pack in the fun. And that's what Rafa did on one day earlier this month – bagging four adventure sports in a mere 12 hours. Check the video above and see Rafa's busy schedule below. 

Rafa’s epic schedule

07:00 Wake up
07:10 Wash dishes from night before
07:20 Now we can make breakfast
07:30 Try to wake up fiancée
07:45 Get GoPro equipment ready
08:00 Give up on trying to wake up fiancée
08:05 Load snowboarding gear

First, the snow 

Rafa Ortiz gets four sports in one day
Can't forget the snowboard © Rafa Ortiz

09:00 Hit Mount Hood Meadows above Hood River, in Oregon
Shred snow
Call the kayak homies
Arrive home, swap board for boat
12:30 Make a sandwich
13:00 meet kayak bros at little white salmon hatchery
13:30–14:30 shred Little White
14:45 Check wind app

Then a whitewater adventure

Rafa Ortiz gets four sports in one day
What pays the the bills: paddling © Rafa Ortiz

15:00 Arrive home, lose boat, grab bike and kites
15:30 Make another sandwich
16:00 Arrive at Lyle with fiancée and chihuahua
Kite shred

Send it!  

Rafa Ortiz kiteboarding in the Columbia River Gorge
Railin' it out! © Rafa Ortiz

17:30 Pack kites
18:00 Arrive at syncline trail
18:15–19:00 Shred mountain bike
19:30 Arrive home, unload gear, download footage, take a shower
20:30 Take chihuahua for dinner at Henni's in White Salmon
21:30 Pass out

And that's how you do it, folks!

(For the record, we're proud to say the word 'shred' was only used four times in this story.)

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