South Bend Race, 9.26.2020

Many thanks to all who participated in this abbreviated season's races!  We missed out on a few of the classics, but still managed to get in most of our races.  Saturday's race at South Bend was a superb cap to the season.  With temps in the 70's and modest conditions all around, we really couldn't … Continue reading South Bend Race, 9.26.2020

2020 Indiana USCA Annual Awards, Picnic & Paddle

'Twas a fine meeting!I supposed it was really more of a picnic, seeing that our annual Fall meeting was held outdoors, we had a good supply of food, we gave out awards, we chatted a bit, and then we went paddling.  Attendance was a little lower than usual, as might be expected under the conditions, … Continue reading 2020 Indiana USCA Annual Awards, Picnic & Paddle

Kank-Pursuit Race Practice 8.1.2020

Apparently the influence of washing and waxing my car on the weather only applies to a radius extending roughly to Plymouth, IN.  Having done so on Friday, I woke up to a persistent rain Saturday morning as I prepared to make the journey to the far side of the state, looking forward to experiencing the … Continue reading Kank-Pursuit Race Practice 8.1.2020

Three Rivers Race, Fort Wayne 7.18.2020

Leo Boat Launch, Leo, IN Leo Boat Launch, Leo, IN Start near the Leo Bridge, Leo, IN Saturday turned out to be an excellent race day: not a single instance of frost bite evidenced itself, and everyone experienced a through and complete pore cleansing.  18 intrepid souls made the decision to challenge themselves against the … Continue reading Three Rivers Race, Fort Wayne 7.18.2020

Wabash River Race 7.11.2020

Wabash River Race 7.11.2020 The view is better from the back... There's an old saying that goes "never bring a knife to a gun fight."  I suppose I could adapt that saying to canoe racing with an adage of my own "never bring an ocean boat to a shallow water race."  That's not to say … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.11.2020