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Monday, October 10, 2005

Paddling Tip of the Day

Canoeing, while normally a recreational activity, call also be a competitive sport. Like any other physical endurance race sport it is best to pace yourself. Nice long steady strides will be your best bet. Don't do what I am tempted to do and go as fast as you can for a short time and then just wear you self out when you still have over half the course to go.


Blogger Rob said...

I take it that this was the part of the race that didn't go so well???

10 October, 2005 13:59

Blogger Blair said...

I went on a white water rafting trip in West Virginia this year and paddling is a lot of work.

10 October, 2005 14:40

Blogger Pete said...

Overall the race went very well. The first half of the canoe portion was rough though, until Jen encouraged me to find a pace.

10 October, 2005 14:54

Blogger Citizen Grim said...

Yarr, them indian boats make me queasy! Give me a poopdeck and a mainmast any day!

11 October, 2005 09:21


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