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The End of My Photography during the 2008 Missouri River 340 Race

September 9, 2017 – 7:26 pm | Comments Off on The End of My Photography during the 2008 Missouri River 340 Race
2014 Krugerhead Race when MR340 was delayed due to flooding

This article was originally published in my old Paddling with Camera blog on July 24, 2008, i.e., just after the 2008 MR340 Race. The big sandbar was, of course, Hills Island.
In early MR340 races I was doing much more photography than nowadays. Perhaps, I …

My First 12 Years with Missouri River 340 Race

August 17, 2017 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on My First 12 Years with Missouri River 340 Race

I have just returned to Colorado from the 12th Missouri River 340 race – 340 miles nonstop from Kansas City to St Charles. So, obviously I paddled 340 miles, but my trip included also 2026 miles by car and 283 miles by a train (a …

Flooding and Missouri River 340 Race

August 5, 2017 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on Flooding and Missouri River 340 Race
2014 Krugerhead Race when MR340 was delayed due to flooding

I believe that Missouri River 340 race has been rescheduled 3 times due to flooding during the the race 11 years history. There was also one slight delay at a start due to a heavy thunderstorm.
I managed to attend one rescheduled race. As a self …

Hand Protection and Maintenance during Long Distance Paddle Race

July 29, 2016 – 4:41 pm | Comments Off on Hand Protection and Maintenance during Long Distance Paddle Race
paddler hand after long race

After the 2016 MR340 Race, social media and blogs show many pictures of paddlers hands: swollen, covered with blisters and open wounds. See e.g, Joe Mann or Joanne Hamilton-Vale. Scary, disturbing, impressive?
Well, maybe, I don’t paddle hard enough, bur certainly long enough to have …

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 …

Midwest Kayak and Canoe Racing?

February 17, 2013 – 7:59 pm | Comments Off on Midwest Kayak and Canoe Racing?

Joe Mann (aka Dark Horse Paddler in racing circles) is developing a new website MidwestPaddleRacing.com devoted to Midwest kayak and canoe racing. He asked me about my view of Midwest paddling racing. What is Midwest paddle racing?
Midwest …
The region consists of 12 states …

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