Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.8.19

Wildcat Creek plays no favorites - a fact born out in the rather frequent swapping of fortunes and misfortunes in Saturday’s race on the Wildcat.  Were Wildcat Creek the Dread Pirate Roberts, it would legitimately say “I’m no one to be trifled with!”  But trifle with it we did... Running fast and high, Wildcat Creek … Continue reading Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.8.19

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

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

USCA Wabash River Race, Lafayette, IN 7.8.16

‘twas another beautiful day for racing on the crystal-clear…no wait – rather opaque, but warm – Wabash River in Lafayette.  Following last year’s confusion about how many times to circle the island, Terry apparently figured just once around the Island was sufficient, and so we ended up with a shorter race than last year.  I … Continue reading USCA Wabash River Race, Lafayette, IN 7.8.16