Bridge to Bridge Race 8.21.2021

Bridge to Bridge Race August 21, 2021 From Brent Ernsberger: I wish to thank all the paddlers that attended my 3rd running if the Bridge to Bridge race.  I have kept the course very similar to the one used by Buzz Lail and then Sonja Gilman. I believe the most exciting and hectic aspects of … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race 8.21.2021

Sugar Creek Race 5.15.2021

Sugar Creek Race by Tom Thomas The race went great!  Water was perfect at 2 feet and clear.  We had 7 C1's.  Not sure on how many kayaks, I think only 1 or 2.  Matt was the 1st kayak in.  George in the aluminum.  I think there were several rec boats.  Haven't seen any actual … Continue reading Sugar Creek Race 5.15.2021

Wabash River Race 7.11.2020

Wabash River Race 7.11.2020 The view is better from the back... There's an old saying that goes "never bring a knife to a gun fight."  I suppose I could adapt that saying to canoe racing with an adage of my own "never bring an ocean boat to a shallow water race."  That's not to say … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.11.2020

South Bend Race 9.21.19

Roger Crisp and his classic '73 Volvo P1800 Conditions for our final race of the season were looking rather marginal this morning, as many of us made our way to the South Bend area under gloomy, rain-filled skies.  Two of our racers (Matt Meersman & Ted Beatty) were even crazy enough to strike out on … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.21.19

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