South Bend Race 9.22.18

South Bend Race 9.22.18 Saturday dawned somewhat cloudy, and about 25 degrees cooler than the prior day(!), with more sun coming out through the day.  Somehow Matt Meersman has a knack as choosing the one cool day for his race - but he also has a knack at putting on a really nice race with … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.22.18

St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.23.17

Alas - another season of racing has come to a close.  But boy did it go out with a bang! near the end of September, the weather can be dicey for the St. Joe River Races - and usually it's on the chillier side.  Not this time! With temps that moved well into the 80's, … Continue reading St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.23.17

Paddlefest, South Bend, IN 6.25.17

Paddlefest South Bend, IN  6.25.17 From the bow of Paul Kane and his Stellar SES Brent Ernsberger and I chose an East shore start along the St. Joe River with everyone else starting on West shore. At the first crossover (approx 1/2 mi) I was a couple boat lengths behind Bill Kanost, who was already quite … Continue reading Paddlefest, South Bend, IN 6.25.17

St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.24.16

Old Unlimited Kayak racers don’t retire – they become canoeists.  Or so it appears from the makeup of the gang assaulting the St. Joe River at the St. Joe River Canoe & Kayak races this past Saturday.  With the entire participant roster composed of entries into either canoe or sea kayak classes, we appear to … Continue reading St. Joe Race, South Bend, IN 9.24.16