Golden Lake 6.30.2020

Golden Lake proved to be a "golden" paddle this evening.  Although we missed a few regulars, we still had a considerable turnout. I suspect more than one person was just happy to see some other souls after spending too much time sequestered at home. Canoeists increased their representation to 4 on this paddle: Tadd, Steve … Continue reading Golden Lake 6.30.2020

Fort Wayne Race, IN 6.20.2020

Paul Kane takes the finish with Deb Kanost while Bill Kanost looks on. It finally happened: paddle racing resumed in Indiana!  Many thanks to Lori Schaffer for hosting the Fort Wayne Canoe & Kayak Races today.  You could tell our Indiana (and a few Ohio) paddlers were hungry to get back on the water; we … Continue reading Fort Wayne Race, IN 6.20.2020

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

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

Ride the Wave Regatta Michigan City, IN 9.9.2017

Ride the Wave Regatta Results and Race Report! September 9, 2017 Neither wind nor waves nor the occasional swim could hinder us from reaching our destination!  In fact, sometimes it helped... The 2017 something or other annual running of the Ride the Wave Regatta is now history, and what an excellent event it was! Ironically, … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta Michigan City, IN 9.9.2017