Canadian Downwind Champs 2019 Race Video
“People don’t realize how much hard work and how many setbacks there are before you reach success.”
“Winning the race is the goal. But most important is the path you take to get there.”
“The most important thing in life is to enjoy what you’re doing.”
Race Start and Wash Riding
Pickup in a Flatwater Marathon Race (notice at the end of the video the front group of 4 has separated from the pack and slows down to recover for awhile)
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There is a recent trend, possibly more common in colder climates, for triathlons to be offered that replace swimming legs with paddling legs.
It's quite common for these kinds of races to include paddling legs
Over time surfskis are becoming more popular for distance races that have been dominated by marathon style canoes and kayaks.
Columbia Gorge Champs 2022
The racing learning curve may not be all easy, particularly ocean racing.