Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.12.2021

Riding a Wildcat… Gather ‘round and listen as Papa Steve relates the story of the time he tried to ride a wildcat. Creek that is. It all started as a fairly ordinary summer race day: warm, sunny, and me rather tired from a much-too early start on the day.  Aside from the failure of the shuttle … Continue reading Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.12.2021

Sugar Creek Race 5.15.2021

Sugar Creek Race by Tom Thomas The race went great!  Water was perfect at 2 feet and clear.  We had 7 C1's.  Not sure on how many kayaks, I think only 1 or 2.  Matt was the 1st kayak in.  George in the aluminum.  I think there were several rec boats.  Haven't seen any actual … Continue reading Sugar Creek Race 5.15.2021

Hoosier Regatta 4.17.2021

Hoosier Regatta, April 17, 2021 By Matt Meersman You missed a great day on the White River. The water levels and weather were perfect. We had a nice variety of boats with Bill, Ted and myself in C1s, Matt Conrad, Roger Crisp and Larry Swift in sea kayaks, Brent Ernsberger in a downriver kayak and … Continue reading Hoosier Regatta 4.17.2021

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

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