First Texas Water Safari Training Trip 39

Shake Off the Stupid

I realize those who truly know my athletic prowess may be thinking, “Really Katie, Texas Water Safari…really.” I’ve always been friends with people who are naturally athletic. It’s really quite annoying. I try to act the part, but I would say the only activities that came natural to me are your common sports like basketball…

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Nice Stroke

We finally gave in and did some research on canoe strokes. Turns out there are some pretty big differences between rafting and canoeing. Looking back this should have been obvious, but who needs actual information when you’ve got good old fashion stubbornness and logic steeped in, well, nothing. After some searching around online, Phil gave…

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Hold On To Your Teeth

Just when we thought we were really getting this training thing down, we had a bust of a day this past weekend. Maybe it was the four-ish glasses of wine the night before, but when Phil and I climbed into the canoe Sunday morning we immediately started having problems. Our first issue was the complete…

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Let the Training Begin

The training for paddling 260 miles across Texas from San Marcos to the Gulf Coast in the Texas Water Safari has begun. Thankfully our friends at Live Love Paddle have agreed to let us borrow a canoe anytime we need it, which we are extremely grateful for. However, it’s a beast that is more suited…

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