Week In News

Jesse Lishchuk

Jesse Lishchuk

Team Think Paddler Jesse Lishchuk notched another win this past weekend at the Philadelphia Spring Regatta.  Lishchuk finished the 7.1 mile race with a time of 57:25. Craig Impens followed in second with Jeff Conly coming in at third.

 

Sean Brennan took overall honors at the Bay Bridge Race in Annapolis, Maryland, finishing the 9 mile course in 1:09.30.  Matt Nunnally and Eric Costanzo followed close behind at second and third.

 

Flavio Costa

Flavio Costa

Flavio Costa bested Rob Mirlenbrink and David Robertshaw to win the Florida Cup Race in St. Petersburg.


 

The Pan American Sprint Championships will take place this weekend at Lake Lanier Canoe and Kayak in Gainesville, Georgia. This will be be the final sorting race for the Americans hoping to make Olympic Selection. Come out and cheer on your athletes.

 

Also from the Sprint world, the final opportunity for European athletes to qualify for the Olympics will take place this weekend at Duisburg.  You can follow the stream here.

 

Can you feel it?  With just over one week to go, top ski paddlers are making final preparations in their bid to win the Molokai Surfski Race.  It’s too early for an accurate wind report, so it will be difficult to make predictions.  Here is the current line up: