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1st Kansas River “Gritty Fitty” Race – GPS Tracks and Pictures

October 18, 2017 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on 1st Kansas River “Gritty Fitty” Race – GPS Tracks and Pictures

I am sorting and revising my old blog posts. This one is about the first Gritty Fitty race and was originally posted in July 2007. It was the only time when I paddled the Kansas (Kaw) River. Of course, I don’t count a short section …

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 …

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 …

10 Pictures from the Start of 2012 Missouri River 340 Race

August 19, 2012 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on 10 Pictures from the Start of 2012 Missouri River 340 Race

31 July, 2012. Kaw Point at the confluence of Missouri and Kaw (Kansas) River. Half hour to the start of solo boats in the 7th Missouri River 340 Race from Kansas City to St Charles.
I launched my JKK Supernova kayak at the very point of …

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