If at first you don't succeed, try again. And so we did, and this time success embraced our efforts to ignite the paddle racing season! Terry set up his usual excellent race on the Tippecanoe, although he did lack his usual donuts. I blame that on the expense of his new truck. But on the … Continue reading Tippicanoe Race May 11, 2019
Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18 “Ya shoulda’ been there!” If you didn’t attend the Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest and Fish Lake Festival (more informally known as “the Fish Lake Races”), you missed out on what may well have been the most fun racing we’ve had this year. Certainly some of the best weather: … Continue reading Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18
Some of our customers have used boats they're offering for sale, so here's your opportunity to pick up a nice used boat at a great price! Red 7 Green 7 Surf Ski This is a unique South African boat, rarely seen in the USA. Notable for its cork core and 3-point footplate, the Green 7 … Continue reading Used Boats for Sale!
My "Ride the Wave Regatta" experience began in earnest today with a zing. Or more accurately, a sting! Some crazed yellow jacket, totally unprovoked, decided to sting me in the leg close to my knee as I stood talking with some of the race helpers. Not sure if the "Bee Venom Therapy" had a positive … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta, Gary, IN 8.20.16
As a demographic, we (paddlers) seem to be an aging group: young people are often too preoccupied with electronic doodads to get involved in outdoor activity, and young-to-middle-aged adults are often too busy with families and paying bills to take up a new sport(especially one that requires time and some initial financial outlay). But more and … Continue reading Help for the Aging Paddler