So Spring 2010 rolled around and I had, what I thought at the time, was a very fast boat and I had been paddling a lot to get in shape. Full of […]
Dave The Kayaker
Kayak racer and fitness enthusiast in Charlottesville, VA. Flat water & downriver. I have a weird fondness for old-school boats.
As the weeks and months passed after my first solo kayak race on the Tye River, I realized that I needed a faster boat if I was going to truly compete with […]
My first solo kayak race was actually not on my local river. Paddling buddy Konrad told me about another race on the Tye River in Nelson County, VA which is about an […]
My first kayak race was in the Spring of 2007 on our local river, The Rivanna. I was paddling with my paddling buddy, Konrad, one day when he asked me if I […]
June 28, 2015 was my most recent race and it was also the longest race I’ve ever attempted. The James River Rundown in Central Virginia was in its second year this past […]
Summer camp as a kid growing up in the 1970’s provides some of my best memories. The very best memory was at the waterfront where once one proved one’s self competent first […]