Tag: nordheimer race 2009
The first weekend in May (5/1-3) was the notorious Nordheimer Race on the Cal Salmon. Myself and Chiseki McConnaughy rallied the drive from Santa Cruz on thurs night planning to meet our fellow hucker Justin Patt in Mt. Shasta.
We awoke early and decided to get out to the Salmon for a practice lap. When we got out there you could tell it wanted to rain but that is the wonderful thing about kayaking…………..were all wet anyway. More people showed up that night for a epic evening of kegs, growlers, and a bunch of inebriated boaters, so yall know what that means.
Race day was taken very slowly preparing for the race start at 1:23pm “exactly”. There was great support from the boating community and also from spectators, despite torrential down pour. The race took me just over 45min to go the … Read More »