Category Archives: Cobra Viper kayak

One of my favorite kayaking videos

From my race at the Wye Island Regatta, 2011.  My first win at that race and my first experimentation with “pop up video” style video editing. Advertisements

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The “Little D on the Monocacy” race

Yesterday I paddled in my season-opening race on the Monocacy River up in Frederick Maryland and was blown away by what I discovered. Danny Sullivan, or “Little D,” was diagnosed with Metachromatic Leukodystropy a few years ago.  It is a terminal … Continue reading

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Cobra Viper meets Cobra Viper on the river

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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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Spring 2012, My first kayak race that year

The first Saturday in May came and I was once again back racing a kayak on the Tye River in Nelson County, VA for the Nelson Downriver Race. This was the first year I began logging all my paddling miles … Continue reading

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Wye Island Regatta Kayak Challenge, 2011

September rolled around and it was time for the annual Wye Island Regatta in Maryland. I had been working out religiously in the Thunderbolt-X with the wing paddle incorporating everything Doug Bushnell had taught me and I was ready to … Continue reading

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Running with the Big Dogs but coming up short

The week following the Tye River race in 2011 I decided to try to paddle my Cobra Viper kayak down our local river, the Rivanna, where our local canoe and kayak races were to be held the following Saturday.  I … Continue reading

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