Tippicanoe Race May 11, 2019

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

New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

This is really an awesome wing paddle: very well built, very light, very ergonomic, and with a great catch and feel in the water (I first tried it at the USCA Nationals this year).  It's the first and only paddle I've come across that made me willing to change from my current paddle.  I just … Continue reading New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

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

Stellar in the Heartland!

My wife Julie created this fun video of River Bear Racing's beginnings and the Stellar line of kayaks and surf skis. https://youtu.be/p0sAkPzEzSQ

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18 “Ya shoulda’ been there!”  If you didn’t attend the Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest and Fish Lake Festival (more informally known as “the Fish Lake Races”), you missed out on what may well have been the most fun racing we’ve had this year.  Certainly some of the best weather: … Continue reading Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18