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Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Tony Filler, SupFest

Former Pony loves life on the board

 

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre's Tony Filler paddle boards at Bear Paw Lake south of Havre during last weekend's third-annual Bears Paw SUPfest. Filler and his wife Cortney created the event as a way to showcase the sport of paddle boarding in the Havre area.

When it comes to outdoor sporting events, Havre might not have the same reputation as places like Kalispell or Missoula or some of the many other Montana communities known for their easily accessible outdoor activities, however, one local couple is trying to change that perception and with their own unique event.

It appears to be working.

Tony Filler, a former basketball player for the Havre Blue Ponies and Cortney Filler, his wife, got involved in paddle boarding a few years ago and after enjoying that experience, they wanted to share it, which eventually led to the creation of the Bear...



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