Sprint Boat racing came to North America from New Zealand. The Pacific Northwest has become the primary residence for the United States Sprint Boat Association.
“Loud,” “fast” and “fun.” Those are three generic words one could use to describe sprint racing. But the things these drivers and boats can do are much more complicated.
You may not have known it, but there is a track just north of Eugene in Tangent. It’s a sprint boater’s “Field of Dreams.”