The predictions were that we would all expire, victims of extreme heat, never to rise again. Predictions are rarely accurate (though some may have felt like expiring by the end of the race). Actually the day started out fairly pleasant - temps in the upper 70's in the morning. At least pleasant for most of … Continue reading Three Rivers Festival Race 7.20.19
Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest - informally known as the Fish Lake Race - presents a venue like no other. There's a story that the band played while the Titanic sank, but I doubt they were playing classic rock, like the band at Fish Lake. And no one sank in this event (other than my … Continue reading Fish Lake Paddlefest Race 7.27.19
With summer in full-swing, now is the time for an exceptional sale on a couple of top-rate kayaks: one surf ski (Stellar SR) and one sit-on-top/recreational surf ski (Stellar S16S). Stellar's S16S is an amazing sit-on-top/ski; it has sufficient stability that almost anyone can paddle it, yet it outperforms most 18 ft sea kayaks. Two … Continue reading Summer Sale on Surf Ski/Sit-on-Tops!
There was no question about it: no one got cold at this year's Wabash River races! Oh, it was pleasant enough on the drive over, with temps in the upper 60's, but that was just nature's way of deceiving you into making the drive with the anticipation of comfortable race conditions. The sun had other … Continue reading 2019 Wabash River Race
Congratulations to a couple of outstanding athletes and Stellar paddlers on their wins in the Michigan M-22 Triadventure Race! Ryan DeCook won 1st overall and set a new course record, while Mike Von Wihl won 1st in the Men's 50-54 age bracket and 11th overall; that was against 920 competitors! Both men used Stellar SEI's originally … Continue reading Stellar Paddlers win at the M-22!