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Hot and Long 2016 Missouri River 340 – Race Report

July 24, 2016 – 2:47 pm | Comments Off on Hot and Long 2016 Missouri River 340 – Race Report

11th Missouri River 340 is over. I was paddling self supported in Kruger’s Sea Wind canoe, boat #0013. It was a pretty tough race for me, mostly because of heat. There was also lower water than last year, some usual headwinds, and one thunderstorm.
I …

2016 Missouri River 340 Paddling Race from Kansas City to St Charles

July 17, 2016 – 5:19 pm | Comments Off on 2016 Missouri River 340 Paddling Race from Kansas City to St Charles

11th Annual Missouri River 340 race starts next week at Kaw Point. The official name of the race these days is Missouri American Water MR340. I am paddling my Sea Wind canoe again. Boat number: 0013.
Here are links to
– my own spot tracking map, and
– …

Invest in Your Health! Paddling?

January 9, 2016 – 10:33 pm | Comments Off on Invest in Your Health! Paddling?
Invest in your health

I believe that paddling is in general a good investment to your health. But, what about extreme forms of paddling including long distance marathon races like Texas Water Safari, WaterTribe challenges or Missouri River 340?
Endurance events or even any training longer than 90 minutes …

Happy Thanksgiving Day for All Paddling Friends

November 25, 2015 – 7:19 pm | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving Day for All Paddling Friends
Happy Thanksgiving greeting card - text in vintage letterpress

This is one of my new holiday greeting cards created this year. You can find more similar images with Thanksgiving, Halloween, Christmas and New Year themes in my stock photography portfolio. They available as royalty free images ready for digital download and licensing.
Selected holiday …

2006 Missouri River 340 Results: 10 Kayak and Canoe Finishers

October 27, 2015 – 11:42 am | Comments Off on 2006 Missouri River 340 Results: 10 Kayak and Canoe Finishers

10 years of MR340 Race: 8 official finishes, 1 missed race and 1 unofficial race course run. 5 different boats, but always solo. 10 years of experiments and adjusting my race strategy, preparation and training. I am sorting my pictures, data and stories and writing …

New 62 lb Competition Kettlebell in My Backyard

June 18, 2015 – 10:56 pm | Comments Off on New 62 lb Competition Kettlebell in My Backyard
62 lb competition kettlebell

Kettlebells provide my favorite weight lifting workouts these days. I used to work with kettlebells during my college years in 1970s in Poland. They have been growing in popularity as a fitness exercise in USA over the last decade or so. I rediscovered kettlebells and …

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