Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.8.19

Wildcat Creek plays no favorites - a fact born out in the rather frequent swapping of fortunes and misfortunes in Saturday’s race on the Wildcat.  Were Wildcat Creek the Dread Pirate Roberts, it would legitimately say “I’m no one to be trifled with!”  But trifle with it we did... Running fast and high, Wildcat Creek … Continue reading Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.8.19

Sugar Creek Race 5.19.18

Rapids, Rocks, and One Wild Ride: Sugar Creek 2018! Sugar Creek was anything other than certain this year.  Water levels were very low, but there was the promise of rain…and possible thunderstorms!  It could be impassible, or rained out, or cancelled due to lightning – all less than thrilling scenarios when you’re driving 3 hrs … Continue reading Sugar Creek Race 5.19.18

Tippicanoe Race 5.5.18

Tippecanoe Race Report May 5, 2018   We came, we C1’d, we conquered….sort of. Upon arriving at Terry’s Tippecanoe Race Saturday, I picked my new-to-me C1 from Dave Hendrich.  The fit was perfect, trim was right on, and I was a natural.  There was great fear in Bill Kanost’s eyes as I said “Bill – … Continue reading Tippicanoe Race 5.5.18

Wabash River Race Report 7.8.17

Wabash River Race write-up and results!  July 8, 2017   Fickleness seems to be a trademark of the Wabash River; sometimes it’s running fast and high, sometimes low and a little slower.  Usually there are low points that need to be negotiated to avoid grounding out, or at least to avoid suck water. Just a … Continue reading Wabash River Race Report 7.8.17

Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Race 6.17.17

Fort Wayne Canoe& Kayak Races Race Report Lori seemed to tap into a bit of Terry’s race weather skills: a day that had been predicted to be rainy actually turned out to be pretty decent race weather – just a bit warm and humid, with a light overcast.  Waters were flat, calm, of good depth, … Continue reading Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Race 6.17.17