South Bend Race 9.22.18

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

2018 USCA Nationals

  We went round and round and round…  But we had a heck of a good time on a great course! This year’s USCA Nationals took place in Syracuse, NY in the canal waters adjoining Lake Onondaga.  Using a “Y” shaped course with a large island at the intersection of the legs, the sponsors set … Continue reading 2018 USCA Nationals

Three Rivers Festival Race 7.21.18

Three Rivers Fest Race July 21, 2018 Neither rain, nor cool air, nor gloom of overcast would keep 15 intrepid paddlers from their appointed rounds at the Fort Wayne Three Rivers Festival Canoe & Kayak Races this weekend.  They came from near (right in Fort Wayne) and far (Cincinnati Ohio & Southern IN), but all … Continue reading Three Rivers Festival Race 7.21.18

Wabash River Race 7.14.18

Indiana USCA Wabash River Race 7.14.18   The Great Wabash River Races of 2018 were unique in several ways – but not in the shallowness of the water!  But more on that one in a moment.  This was a race without a director.  Terry had a funeral to attend, so Roger Crisp’s daughter, Julie, handled … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.14.18

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