Three Rivers Canoe & Kayak Races Report Kayakapalooza! Neither threat of rain, nor storms, nor gloom of drizzle shall keep paddle racers from their appointed engagements. But thankfully all that was behind us by the time we hit the starting line. With a significant amount of rain the prior few days and drizzle in the morning, … Continue reading Three Rivers Canoe & Kayak Race 7.17.2021
Tippecanoe Race, Lafayette, IN 5.8.2021
Saturday dawned bright and clear - and somewhat chilly. But the cold is no deterrent to hard-core race paddlers. 16 of us converged on the banks of the Tippecanoe River mid-morning for a 10 mile adventure downstream on one of the prettier rivers in Indiana. Naturally the pre-race trash talking occurred, mostly along the lines … Continue reading Tippecanoe Race, Lafayette, IN 5.8.2021
Sylvan Lake 10.1.2019
With daylight hours rapidly receding, it's hard to say how many more lake outings we'll get, but you couldn't have chosen a nicer evening to cap off the season. Comfortably warm temps, a pretty sky, nice waters, and (later) a beautiful sunset! Far more special than the paddle conditions were the paddlers present. It was … Continue reading Sylvan Lake 10.1.2019
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!
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