You know a race has hot competition in it when the fire brigade is hosing down the paddlers at the start. The Adige Marathon in the north of Italy attracts 1500+ paddlers to the Verona region of North of Italy. Set in the river below stunning limestone mountains above the town of Borghetto d'Avio the river is fast flowing, cold and packed with paddlers for this wild water canoe marathon. This blog is our recount of the 2014 edition of the race.
What does paddling have in common with mosh pits and World Heritage? This race has a wicked fun river, great paddlers, and idyllic scenery with great Czech beer waiting at the finish line. The Cesky Krumlovsky Vodacky Marathon is a Bohemian odyssey and well worth noting on your paddling To Do list.
Looking for the ideal kayak or surfski to race in but not sure where to start? The are many options to be considered and that’s exactly what we hope this guide will help you navigate. Follow these eight steps to help you identify the best racing kayak or ski for you.