Archive for Canoeing

50 Years of Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races

No track. No motor. Among the dozens of rides and attractions at Disneyland, the one that asks the most of visitors – and their muscles — are Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes. It’s meant to be a slow-paced, sightseeing ride around Tom Sawyer Island. But early…        

Originally posted. August 11, 2013

50 Years of Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races

No track. No motor. Among the dozens of rides and attractions at Disneyland, the one that asks the most of visitors – and their muscles — are Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes. It’s meant to be a slow-paced, sightseeing ride around Tom Sawyer Island. But early…        

Originally posted. August 11, 2013

Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races Celebrate 50 Years – ABC News (blog)

Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races Celebrate 50 Years
ABC News (blog)
The Cast Canoe Races are a little-known, friendly competition pitting 80 teams of paddlers from Disneyland, the Disney Studios and Disney Imagineering in a month-long series of races to winnow down the fastest teams to circle the Rivers of America in

Originally posted. August 12, 2013

Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races Celebrate 50 Years – ABC News (blog)

Disneyland's Cast Canoe Races Celebrate 50 Years
ABC News (blog)
The Cast Canoe Races are a little-known, friendly competition pitting 80 teams of paddlers from Disneyland, the Disney Studios and Disney Imagineering in a month-long series of races to winnow down the fastest teams to circle the Rivers of America in

Originally posted. August 12, 2013

Canoeing – Florence claims 'impossible' Canoe Slalom World Championship double

David Florence became the first canoe slalom paddler to win both the C1 and C2 events at a world championships.

Originally posted. September 26, 2013

Canoeing – Florence claims 'impossible' Canoe Slalom World Championship double

David Florence became the first canoe slalom paddler to win both the C1 and C2 events at a world championships.

Originally posted. September 26, 2013

Columbia canoeing enthusiast hopes race draws more to sport

Columbia's Charlie Lockwood started the Perche Creek GutBuster canoe and kayak race in 2009 because he thought there weren’t enough options in the racing circuit for participants from the area. Read more

Originally posted. March 29, 2013

Columbia canoeing enthusiast hopes race draws more to sport

Columbia's Charlie Lockwood started the Perche Creek GutBuster canoe and kayak race in 2009 because he thought there weren’t enough options in the racing circuit for participants from the area. Read more

Originally posted. March 29, 2013

Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend – Iosco County News Herald

Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend
Iosco County News Herald
OSCODA – The Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend, with races planned on both Saturday and Sunday in Oscoda. Although the race is sanctioned by the Michigan Canoe Racing Association (MCRA), it's open to anyone who would 

Originally posted. July 10, 2013

Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend – Iosco County News Herald

Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend
Iosco County News Herald
OSCODA – The Curley Memorial Canoe Race turns 20 years old this weekend, with races planned on both Saturday and Sunday in Oscoda. Although the race is sanctioned by the Michigan Canoe Racing Association (MCRA), it's open to anyone who would 

Originally posted. July 10, 2013