Illinois Paddler E-Zine is here!
Open the attached file to read the new E-Zine version of the Illinois Paddler! Enjoy!Read More
Looking Upriver: Following up on Stories from our last Newsletter
by Scott Hays In early March, several of us staffed an IPC display booth at Madison’s Canoecopia – the largest retail show and conference devoted to paddlesports in the nation. We hosted near-continuous traffic of people interested in learning about…Read More
2023 Illinois Canoe/Kayak Racing
By Don Mueggenborg Legends say the first canoe race was shortly after the 2nd canoe was built. In Illinois, the Des Plaines River Canoe, Kayak, SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Marathon was first run in 1957. (My first race was 1969).…Read More