Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lehigh Classic Whitewater Race 2016

I left Charlottesville, VA and started driving at 4am on Saturday, Aug. 27 to head to White Haven, PA for the 5th annual Lehigh Classic Whitewater Race. A couple weeks back when I realized Saturday was free of any of … Continue reading

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The Lehigh Classic

I’m heading back home to Pennsylvania in the morning to paddle in a race that is new to me, The Lehigh Classic Whitewater Race. It looks like a wonderful race timed with a dam release through some spectacular scenery through … Continue reading

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Another indoor kayaking workout

The weather in Central Virginia was very hot today and I was pressed for time to squeeze in a workout so I decided to head to the basement do some High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on the kayak ergometer that … Continue reading

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Exercise for the day

After tweaking my right knee a little bit last week in the gym doing barbell squats, I decided to get back on the bike after work today for leg day for 14 relatively easy miles. That completes a good fitness … Continue reading

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The Rivanna at a near-perfect level

I joined a small group of Rivanna River Paddlers to do the Charlottesville (Darden Towe Park) to Milton section of the river Sunday afternoon. The water level spiked overnight and water levels were near perfect. We were rewarded with a … Continue reading

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An odd feeling

I hit my local reservoir after work today for a workout paddle and chatted with a couple other folks at the boat ramp as I was launching.  As seems to happen more and more these days when I go kayaking, … Continue reading

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