Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.31.2021

Lions Paws for Support Paddle Fest (Fish Lake Race) 2021 Race Report Emily Howard and her team once again threw one heck of a delightful race and festival, even including some perfect weather to make the scene complete!  It’s always a blast to be there, and they treat the paddlers well, with snacks, food sales, vendors, … Continue reading Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.31.2021

2020 Indiana USCA Annual Awards, Picnic & Paddle

'Twas a fine meeting!I supposed it was really more of a picnic, seeing that our annual Fall meeting was held outdoors, we had a good supply of food, we gave out awards, we chatted a bit, and then we went paddling.  Attendance was a little lower than usual, as might be expected under the conditions, … Continue reading 2020 Indiana USCA Annual Awards, Picnic & Paddle

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

Fish Lake Paddlefest Race 7.27.19

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest - informally known as the Fish Lake Race - presents a venue like no other.  There's a story that the band played while the Titanic sank, but I doubt they were playing classic rock, like the band at Fish Lake.  And no one sank in this event (other than my … Continue reading Fish Lake Paddlefest Race 7.27.19

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