Keith killed our “kayaker’s luck”, but the evening wasn’t a total waste. Six intrepid paddlers showed up to battle the wind, waves, rain, Grizzly bears, or whatever else nature threw at us. Thankfully the Grizzly’s never showed, but we did start with a light sprinkle and 45 or so degree weather. No big deal; we’re … Continue reading Fort Wayne Kayaking: Marsh Lake 4.30.19
If at first you don't succeed, try again. And so we did, and this time success embraced our efforts to ignite the paddle racing season! Terry set up his usual excellent race on the Tippecanoe, although he did lack his usual donuts. I blame that on the expense of his new truck. But on the … Continue reading Tippicanoe Race May 11, 2019
Have you ever wanted to get in a solid paddle-type workout outdoors, but without having to get to water? Especially if it's really cold? Or you just want to get some practice conveniently without resorting to the boredom of ergs and other machines? Well...we may have the answer for you: Land Paddles!!! River Bear Racing … Continue reading Land Paddles – New to River Bear Racing!
South Bend Race 9.22.18 Saturday dawned somewhat cloudy, and about 25 degrees cooler than the prior day(!), with more sun coming out through the day. Somehow Matt Meersman has a knack as choosing the one cool day for his race - but he also has a knack at putting on a really nice race with … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.22.18
Ride the Wave Regatta Michigan City, Indiana September 8, 2018 Temps were cool, but the rain stayed away as our hearty band prepared to tackle the wild waves of Lake Michigan. Or not; it appears the waves were wild enough for a small-craft warning to be issued, converting our surfing adventure into a flat-water criterium … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta 9.8.18