Monthly Archives: November 2015

Rivanna River Race 2010

So the second Saturday of May (May 8) 2010 rolled around and I was ready to compete with the best of them on my home river. I am an allergy sufferer and when I showed up to the starting line … Continue reading

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The Rules of Kayaking

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2010, The year I started to take things seriously

So Spring 2010 rolled around and I had, what I thought at the time, was a very fast boat and I had been paddling a lot to get in shape.  Full of overconfidence and cockiness, I went back to the … Continue reading

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Just a little gratuitous kayaking video until I continue to tell you my story

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Wye Island Regatta race and my first ocean kayak

As the weeks and months passed after my first solo kayak race on the Tye River, I realized that I needed a faster boat if I was going to truly compete with some of the top, local paddlers.  I began … Continue reading

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My first solo kayak race

My first solo kayak race was actually not on my local river.  Paddling buddy Konrad told me about another race on the Tye River in Nelson County, VA which is about an hour away and I went with him the … Continue reading

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2007, My very first kayak race

My first kayak race was in the Spring of 2007 on our local river, The Rivanna.  I was paddling with my paddling buddy, Konrad, one day when he asked me if I was going to paddle in the upcoming local … Continue reading

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