CackleTV images
 

Recent Posts

Ottawa River in seakayaks

Njord Symposium

Fjord and Waves in Norway

South Island Presentation on Wednesday

Tourist Travel in NZ

South island statistics

The End or New Beginnings?

Barry's thoughts after paddling round the South is...

FULL CIRCLE!!

91 - lets say that again NINETY ONE km in 11 hours...

On The Web

CackleTV.com

Body Boat Blade

Keirron's Blog

Derrick's Blog

December 2004

May 2005

June 2005

July 2005

August 2005

September 2005

October 2005

November 2005

December 2005

February 2006

March 2006

April 2006

May 2006

June 2006

July 2006

August 2006

September 2006

October 2006

November 2006

December 2006

January 2007

February 2007

March 2007

April 2007

May 2007

June 2007

July 2007

August 2007

September 2007

October 2007

November 2007

December 2007

January 2008

February 2008

March 2008

April 2008

May 2008

June 2008

July 2008

August 2008

September 2008

October 2008

November 2008

December 2008

January 2009

February 2009

March 2009

April 2009

May 2009

June 2009

July 2009

August 2009

September 2009

October 2009

November 2009

December 2009

January 2010

February 2010

 Justine's Journal

CackleTV Productions



 


Mountain Equipment Co-Op PaddleFest
Monday, June 16, 2008

KAYAK PLAY SESSION WITH KELLY BLADES

The Toronto MEC PaddleFest was a lot of fun with a few hundred people out on the water in canoes, kayaks, outriggers, dragon boats and everything inbetween. There was a really good atmosphere with loads of instructors teaching beginners through to more advanced strokes. My favourite session was kThe weather held out well until the last afternoon when a thunder storm and torrential rain had everyone off the water and running for cover. It didn't dampen spirits and the final class of the day was back on the water briefly! Dubside was there impressing everyone with his rope gymnastics, slack lining and rolling, and I had the pleasure to meet some very talented canoeists including Karen Knight and Bob Foote doing an amazing freestyle routine which was like dancing on the water.

KAREN KNIGHT AND BOB FOOTE
Thanks a lot to MEC for inviting me to the event and to Dave, James and Erik at the Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak centre in Toronto for helping me out with various things including a pontoon boat and driver ( Erik!) for filming.
THUNDER STORM OVER TORONTO

5 Comments:

Blogger David H. Johnston said...

I'm glad that you had a great time. It was fantastic meeting you and avoiding the rain on Sunday night at Harbourfront!

Cheers,

David H. Johnston
http://www.paddlinginstructor.com

5:06 pm  
Anonymous Birgit Kuhle said...

Paddlefest was a blast. Excellent meeting you. Hope to do so again in future. Would love to share some pictures. You and Kelly were a hoot!

Padlsafe,
Birgit

9:54 pm  
Anonymous Sheena Grindlay said...

Thank you Justine for helping to make Paddlefest so much fun. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you back in Toronto - soon!!

Sheena

10:34 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Justine...was great to finally meet you...thanks so much for signing the t shirt...Shauna is sending me more today haha...hope you enjoyed Toronto and looking forward to the new DVD in the winter...keep up the great work.....Gerry

12:16 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, Justine - great to meet you in Toronto. LOVE the pictures, esp the "chariot" - gotta try that one! Come back again soon!

Take care,
Susan

2:52 am  

Post a Comment

<< Home

 Back To Index