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

Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

Last Saturday’s "Ride the Wave Regatta" could have been more appropriately named “Side the Wave Regatta” this year; we had plenty of wave action, with wave heights running about 3' - 4', but they all seemed to be coming from the side.  Such wave action made for plenty of entertaining balance work, and even resulted … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

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

Fort Wayne, IN Race 6.15.2019

Threats of rain, wind, and possible storms kept some potential racers at bay, but for those who dared to venture out we actually had some pretty nice racing weather.  Temps in the 60's and a light rain during part of the race kept us comfortable as we expended pent-up energy, and the overcast meant no … Continue reading Fort Wayne, IN Race 6.15.2019

Indiana USCA Picnic and Paddle 10.14.17

Our end-of-year recreational gathering in fact turned into a gathering of past USCA champions (Betsy Arnold, Lori Blaylock, Roger Crisp, and myself).  Or maybe we're just a bunch of has-been's.  But we had fun! Roger technically missed his own championship opportunity, but he seems to have made up for it by helping to train Betsy … Continue reading Indiana USCA Picnic and Paddle 10.14.17