MEC Paddlefest – Barrie - Race Recap

MEC Paddlefest – Barrie – Race Recap

Another day of warm summer weather with calm winds making for ideal racing conditions. Due to some last minute changes we had to modify the race course and site location. The course was much shorter with 4 KM for the Elite, 2KM for the Open and 1KM for the Novice/Youth.  Thanks to the Barrie Rowing Club to […]

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Thank You to our Local Barrie Race Sponsor

Central Ontario’s Leading “Outdoor Adventure” Store for 20 Years! For “20” years Sojourn has offered a unique selection of “cutting-edge” clothing and equipment engineered by the finest companies on earth. Their passionate fusion of everyday lifestyle and outdoor activities has led to a succession of Sojourn favourite brands for more than just the world wide […]

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MEC Paddlefest Races are Fun & Full of Competition

The Ottawa race was blessed with the warmest day of the season so far which made for very close racing. Elite Ladies (l-r): Ariel Amaral (3rd), Jamie Moir (1st), Laura Finlay (2nd). Elite Men (l-r): Chris Klachan (3rd), Miles Hammond(4th), Alex Burnet(5th), Sean Solowski(6th), Paul Garnier(7th), Gabriel Beauchesne Sevigny(1st), Jodi Bigelow(2nd – absent) A big […]

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Tuga RAZOR SUP Review

Board Review – Tuga Razor

Second in our summer board reviews is from our new sponsor Tuga. Tuga Razor 12’6′ x 26″ @ 233.8 L 14′ x 26″ @ 241.9L 14′ x 24″ @ 262.1L  Board Description We have been studying the SUP race scene for years – patiently waiting on the sidelines analyzing the physics and hydrodynamics of the […]

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The 2016 14’ x 25” Starboard All Star SUP Review

The 2016 14’ x 25” Starboard All Star

Over the last two weeks I was in Florida coaching the Canadian Canoe-Kayak Team and piling up as much mileage as I could on the water myself when not in coach mode. There was the small matter of the 805 km (500 miles) that I’ve been chasing as part of the 100/100 Paddle Challenge as […]

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