Week In Perspective

Missing Kayaker Found In Oklahoma: Cody Magee, reported missing from the Tybee Island, Georgia area since Sunday has been located and taken into custody in Oklahoma City on Tuesday.   An extensive search was called off when authorities discovered that Magee had a pending trial the day after going missing on charges of Criminal Attempt to Commit Child Molestation, Computer Pornography and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony.  Authorities conducting the search may bill Magee for the cost of the search.

Source:  http://wsav.com/2016/04/20/new-information-missing-kayaker-found-in-oklahoma-city/

The much heralded Carolina Cup will kick off the SUP season at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina this Saturday. The sixth running has witnessed the race numbers exploding over the years and this edition promises to keep the fires burning.  Divisions are available for surfski and OC as well as several course options including the 13.2 mile open ocean "graveyard" for a true test of skills.

 http://wrightsvillebeachpaddleclub.com/carolina-cup/

Two Downriver Races occurring in Tennessee and North Carolina on Saturday. Powell River and French Broad Classique.  Water levels are somewhat low, so you'll want to run your oversterns.

http://www.powellriverblueway.org/home/powell-river-kayak-canoe-regatta/

http://www.fbcanoeracing.org/indexclassique.html

Also this weekend, the Missouri River Shootout    http://www.midwestpaddleracing.com/Shootout_Race.html

 

Epic looks to be moving into the spec ski arena as the company has released a teaser video of their new surf lifesaving ski being put through it's paces in the surf.