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Grab your paddles, it’s a Shootout!

4 May

There’s a new paddling race event in Townsend Wi along the beautiful Townsend Flowage. The first annual Northwoods Paddlin’ Shootout, June 10th, 11th and 12th will feature five paddle sports races on a ½ mile closed course around four turns. Participants in Kayak Singles, Pro Kayak Singles, Kayak Doubles, Canoe Doubles and Paddleboard Singles will […]

Summer Canoeing Events Update

1 Jul

  The warm days of summer have finally arrived and its time to grab your paddle, PFD, and a partner and get that canoe out in the water. Want to sharpen some skills or put them to the test? Here are just a few exciting paddling events to put on your calendar: July 12-13, 2014 […]

Olympic Paddling! Catch the U.S. Canoe and Kayak Olympic Team in the London Olympics

27 Jul

Olympic Paddling! Catch the U.S. Canoe and Kayak Olympic Team in the London Olympics

With the Olympic Ceremonies mere hours away, pre-Olympic coverage has tweeted about everything from the silliest banned items for spectators (leave those wide-brimmed hats at home) and speculation about who will light the torch (the money’s on Roger Bannister, who broke the 4-minute mile). But we’ve got our eye on a few of the Olympic […]

2 Dam Days – a two day paddling marathon

26 Aug

Its time to get your marathon on in Central Missouri! In its second year, the 2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon on beautiful Lake of the Ozarks will be held Sept 24 and 25 and includes Adventure Races, Just for Fun Races and the Main Event for your serious paddler-types. Their description of the Main Event […]

2011 Texas Water Safari

6 Jul

Is it really the ‘world’s toughest canoe race’? 260 Miles, 100 Hours, June, in Texas. Legend has it that back around 1962 Frank Brown and Bill George decided to take their “V” bottom boat, without a motor, from San Marcos to Corpus Christi. They accomplished their mission in about 30 days and decided that other […]