And We’re Off to the Everglades Challenge!

And here are my other blogging buddies on their great adventure. Kayak the Everglades in 8 days (or less)

Wind Against Current

By Johna Till Johnson and Vladimir Brezina

A front is coming our way! It all depends on the weather! (Actually, a front like this, with a nice northerly tailwind, would be very welcome during the race…)

After years of dreaming, eighteen months of preparation, two training trips, countless hours paddling and at the gym… we are finally off participating in the WaterTribe Everglades Challenge, a 300-mile adventure race down the Gulf coast of Florida, starting at Tampa Bay and ending in Key Largo.

It’s an unsupported, expedition-style adventure race, meaning that (from WaterTribe’s description of the event):

The distance is roughly 300 nautical miles depending on your course selection. There is a time limit of 8 days or less. Your safety and well being are completely up to you.

Unsupported means that there are no safety boats or support crews to help you during the race. Expedition style means that you must carry the…

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