The Future of Outrigger Canoeing?

Submitted by luke on Thu, 06/07/2012 - 8:37am

This seems too good to have never been posted before on Ocpaddler... so, forgive me if it has and I'm double posting.

Event number 45 at regattas: Open Interpretive Freestyle. HCRA chooses the music, each crew has to choreograph on the spot. Talk about a way to retain youth and novices... if they could see the best in the sport doing the above, how could they not stick with paddling?

#1 Thu, 06/07/2012 - 8:42am

That just made my day. Thanks, Luke.

#2 Thu, 06/07/2012 - 9:16am

Been up a couple times ... Still on You Tube thread ...

The future is our kids on the water.


#3 Thu, 06/07/2012 - 11:09am

Actually, the paddler who started it all, years ago, was actually a Jr. sprint canoeist who use to paddle like this:

Shouldn't Hawaii be producing dozens of paddlers to take on the Canadians and Europeans who dominate Olympic sprint canoeing?

#4 Thu, 06/14/2012 - 12:56am

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