Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

Clear comfortable weather, a light breeze, a start that resembled herding cats, and race course confusion - at least for the noon races.  Such was the character of the just revived Bridge-to-Bridge race.  And it was a lot of fun! Two couples faced off for the morning C2 races, with the Gilman gang edging out … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

2019 Wabash River Race

There was no question about it: no one got cold at this year's Wabash River races!  Oh, it was pleasant enough on the drive over, with temps in the upper 60's, but that was just nature's way of deceiving you into making the drive with the anticipation of comfortable race conditions.  The sun had other … Continue reading 2019 Wabash River Race

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

Tippicanoe Race in Lafayette, IN 5.13.17

Tippecanoe Race Report and Results 5.13.17 Terry Pontius must have been behaving himself this year; I don’t think I’ve ever seen nicer conditions or a larger turnout for the Tippecanoe Race, our traditional season opener.  The Hoosier Regatta would have had the honors this year, but an excessive dumping of rain “dampened” the prospects of … Continue reading Tippicanoe Race in Lafayette, IN 5.13.17

Tippicanoe River Race, Lafayette, IN 5.7.16

Tippecanoe without “Tyler Too” – but we did spot Bigfoot If you’re a fan of change, Tippecanoe is your race.  Some years it’s warm and inviting, some years it’s cold and foreboding.  Most years we face at least the threat of rain, often thunderstorms.  Water levels and current vary, even between morning and afternoon races.  … Continue reading Tippicanoe River Race, Lafayette, IN 5.7.16