The American Windsurfing Tour is a series of professional windsurfing events being organized by Maui windsurfer Samantha Bittner. Samantha had started a website in WordPress but was having some trouble. She was referred to me by a mutual friend. I met with Samantha and gave her a WordPress tutorial and we went over a variety of options, plugins, and themes. When I showed her a theme I had created for a workshop demonstration she lit up, proclaiming that was the theme for her. So, with a few color modifications to the theme’s style sheet, we customized what started out as the WordPress default theme TwentyTen into a custom theme for the

With some occasional guidance and tutoring in WordPress, Samantha is now able to maintain the site herself, adding new functionality with plugins and new posts and pages.