Every day is Saturday for former Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Steve Oleson, who retired six months ago after a 38-year career.
, 67, had watched windsurfers in the warm waters of Maui and in the Columbia Gorge flying across the water, doing stunts, gaining altitude.
There wasn't much surfing in Wichita, Kan., where he
It's harder than it looks and, according to the instructor, much more difficult and unstable than stand-up paddle boarding.
was up to the challenge: "Let's enjoy this thing."
On the sailboard, balance is delicate, and Oleson
takes one tumble after another into the cold water.
But, as a single retiree who likes travel and sports, Oleson
says, "Ladies, look me up."