Em and I had a great time down in Austin this weekend with our buddy West and his family. Friday night we stuffed our bocas at Julio's then spent the evening making modifications to our River Rocket.
Em's seat, and mounted our bow light. Did you know that over half of our race will be paddled at night?
Saturday morning we dropped our kayaks on the Colorado River.
West taught us how to read the current and avoid getting sucked into river eddies and strainers.
Em did a great job setting the pace at the bow.
Em and I learned a ton. We can't believe there's only 26 more days until our race!
Over the past four months ya'll have helped us raise almost $10, 000 for our race expenses and the McKeaigg Family adoption. We couldn't be more GRATEFUL! I mean, who does this? We're convinced we have the best friends, family, and readers anyone could ever ask for. THANK YOU.
We'll still be accepting donations through the end of this week (until July 1st) if you'd still like to get your name or company logo on our kayak for all to see as we paddle from Manhattan to Lawrence, KS.
In the meantime, Em and I will be hitting the lake getting as much time on the water as we can. My dad, youngest brother Campbell, Kent & Tim will be our ground crew supporting us from start to finish. We are all excited to meet you!
Over and out,
Em & Em