Subordinate Paddle – 6/16/2021

We’ve been paddling a lot recently. Taking ourselves out and our friends. Today Danelle decided to take her subordinates out paddling. I’ll list the participants in the order of rank. 1. Danelle (BOSS) 2. Hannah (Employee) 3. McKenzie (Intern) 4. Hogan (Its me, a lowly husband and not important enough for a photo) Hannah and … Continue reading “Subordinate Paddle – 6/16/2021”

Water Double Date – 6/13/2021

We called up our good friends Kelly and Jeff and asked if they wanted to do a paddling double date on the Missouri river. I promised to bring all the supplies and do most of the work if they provided the company. I was quite surprised when they agreed. Of course I needed to make … Continue reading “Water Double Date – 6/13/2021”

Sunset Race – 6/11/2021

We had a great June Sunset Race. I was lucky enough to convince Danelle to paddle with me. We had other characters out there with us. This monthly gathering is such a great way to stay in touch with my paddling community! My lovely wife and I. Melissa and Eric Jo Jo and Eric Plus … Continue reading “Sunset Race – 6/11/2021”

Alton Paddle – 6/7/2021

I’ve been wanting to take my Epic V7 out for some more adventurous paddling. Today, I decided to put in near the Melvin Price Lock and Dam and go upstream in Alton. I started in the Alton Slough where I found that the water is extremely shallow. I had a hard time going out and … Continue reading “Alton Paddle – 6/7/2021”

Bourbeuse River Training Run – 3/21/2021

Danelle and I signed up for a race called the Bourbeuse Bluebell. Its a 18.2 mile race on the Bourbeuse river. We planned the trip with our friends, Melissa, Johnathan, and Bernie. The three of them had paddled this section of the river about 3 weeks earlier and Bernie flipped his boat. They wanted to … Continue reading “Bourbeuse River Training Run – 3/21/2021”

Sunset Race Scouting – 2/10/2021

I’ve been running a monthly paddling series that started in December 2008. We paddle every month year round. If you’re curious about our events, check us out. https://www.facebook.com/SunsetRaceMeramec/ orĀ  http://www.rivermiles.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1242272075/460#461 (scroll to the last post) Anyway, Danelle and I went out to the river the day before the Sunset Race due to the extreme cold … Continue reading “Sunset Race Scouting – 2/10/2021”

11th Annual Race To The Dome – 10/10/2020

Race To The Dome is a paddle race on the Missouri river and a fundraiser for Missouri River Relief. There is a long and short version of the race. This year was my second time participating and paddling the short 16 mile course. I was on a team with Sonora, Melissa, and Bernie in the … Continue reading “11th Annual Race To The Dome – 10/10/2020”