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

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

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

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