The Nelson Downriver
Canoe and Kayak Race


Conny Roussos starts with determination but runs out of gas before the end.

Jim Hennessee demonstrates the form that ultimately won the Outstanding Paddler Award.

One of the fastest open boat paddlers in the U.S., Kirk Havens often appears as a blur to competitors.

Jamie Gibbs and Anne Mooney take the liquid route through a rocky Rockfish rapid.

Fiona Fairty and Bo Holland put a Dagger Caption through its paces.

Nelson Co. Director of Tourism, Frankee Love, demonstrates a sit-on-top's potential speed.

Ron Ashemore and Jimbo Carey enjoy a beautiful day on the Rockfish. Who could ask for more?

The captain of the Ron and Dan Tucker father/son team inspects the vessel.

This photo of Carol Tucker could have come straight out of a paddling gear advertisement.

Carol Meehan is a kayak instructor's dream; sporting life vest, helmet, visor, throw-bag and a perfect stroke.

Ian Moore cruises in his Mohawk Scamp.

Apres Race Vernon's Galleria

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