Arran Gimba is the founder of Oregon Sports News, the leading independent Oregon sports site on the web.
A graduate of the University of Portland, Arran interned for the Portland Trail Blazers and worked for the Portland Winterhawks and the Oregon Sports Authority. While at the Oregon Sports Authority, he brought several high-profiled events to the state, including the 25th Anniversary of the STIHL Timbersports Series, XTERRA Trail Running National Championships, USA Cycling National Cyclo-Cross Championships, ABA/BMX Great Northwest Nationals, and USA Rugby North America 4 Tournament.
While at the University of Portland, Arran co-hosted a sports radio show, “Sportsweek” for four years, interviewing guests such as FS1 personality Colin Cowherd, former Sportscenter anchor Larry Beil, basketball great A.C. Green, and Emmy-award winning comedian Jeff Cesario.
Arran is an accomplished published author of several books, including Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award candidate Elaine and Anastasia. He has also written two children’s books – The Girl and Her TV and The Girl and Her Dad. Arran was a contributing researcher for Gary Andrew Poole’s biography of Red Grange, The Galloping Ghost.
In addition, Arran is the founder and editor-in-chief of Oregon Kid, a local site dedicated to original, inspiring parenting advice.
Arran currently resides in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two daughters.
More details on Arran Gimba can be found on his own website, ArranGimba.com.
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