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Solon couple win canoe race in whitewater nationals opening day — Sports ... - Bangor Daily News

OLD TOWN, Maine — The husband-and-wife team of Barry and Lori Dana of Solon paddled to a first-place finish in the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta’s open canoe mixed division Thursday. The Danas recorded a time of 1 hour, 11 minutes, 23 seconds in the F14 class over the 9. 5-mile course from Old Town to Eddington in the first day of the four-day regatta. Eva Dana and Bill Deighan finished second in the race with a 1:12:37 time, edging the third-place team of Sandy and Ben Pearson in 1:13:18. Abbey Verrier and Angus Deighan (1:13:28) and Clayton Cole and Cheryl Daigle (1:14:12) rounded out the top... Age-division races also were held in several other two-person canoe divisions. River and William McDuffie captured first place in the ages 10-16/25 and over division with a 1:16:34 clocking in the F16 class. The junior-senior division is for one paddler ages 10-16 and another paddler age 25 and over. James Mabee and Ashton Mabee notched a second in the division with a time of 1:17:18, and Gus and Jerry Madore finished third in 1:21:52. Rounding out the division were Koa and Rick Farnsworth (1:22:33), Ryan Linehan and his son, Ryan (1:25:33),... They edged the second-place team of Lynne McDuffie and Keith Havens (1:15:03) and third-place finishers Ellen Mallory and Eric Gallandt (1:15:27). Finishing out that popular race class were Scott Nelson and Lynn Hempen (1:17:54), Bob Martin and...

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... kayaks to paddle. Sea kayaks may also have rudders (either fixed, or foot-controlled) to help with steering, and upturned bow or stern profiles to help shed waves. Larger sea kayaks can accommodate two paddlers in tandem. Whitewater kayaks are made ...

Ultimate SUP returns

the second annual Ultimate Stand-Up Paddle Challenge continued to excite whitewater fans this weekend. Held at Owl Rafting near Forester's Falls, more than 20 athletes took part in the growing sport which is a mix of surfing with kayaking or canoeing.

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Teen Paddle Sports Camp: Aug. 17 through 19; campers with developmental or physical disabilities will explore local waterways in kayaks and stand-up paddleboards and finish the camp with a full-day whitewater raft trip; 10 a.m.; $125, financial assistance ...

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Whitewater Rafting Paddles. Average Length: 60" Average Guide Length: 66" Hint: Measure from floor to chin for a more precise paddle length.

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Having the right sized kayak paddle can make all the difference while on the water. Once you've found the kayak that fits you, your next decision will be to choose a ...

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Use a shorter paddle style for playboating and freestyling. Use a longer paddle size for river running and creaking. Adult Whitewater Paddle Sizing Chart

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Solon couple win canoe race in whitewater nationals opening day — Sports ... OLD TOWN, Maine — The husband-and-wife team of Barry and Lori Dana of Solon paddled to a first-place finish in the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta's open canoe mixed division Thursday. The Danas In F14, the width must be at least 14

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