Boston Strong for the 2014 Boston Marathon

  For the competitive and non-competitive runner alike, the 2014 edition of the Boston Marathon will offer an experience unparalleled to any other marathon. For the past year, runners from around the world as well as most Americans have been reeling and reflecting on the terrorist attack that took so much from so many at the 2013 marathon. I, myself, decided to register for the 2014 event after qualifying at the Mississippi Blues marathon in January of 2013 because of that very terrorist act. Although I will not be racing this year, I have had time to reflect on the meaning of this year’s race that will be something all participants remember for the rest of their lives.chris winter running pic

   It’s hard for me to consider what this year’s race will mean without reflecting on my first meaningful and special Boston Marathon experience. In 2010, I stood at the start of the Boston Marathon, hoping to finish my first Boston Marathon without walking. While I had run my first two marathons in 2:38 each, I had never finished one without walking. It may seem like a small goal but that’s what I wanted-simply to run the entire race without walking. Training had gone well, I was motivated and excited, the weather was perfect, and I was even able to give Ryan Hall a high five while he was on his way to the starting line.

With my goal in mind and confidence in my training, I ran the first 13.1 miles on 2:33 pace. I couldn’t believe how easy it felt. Maybe it was the support of every community along the way, or maybe it was the screaming girls I ran by at Wellesley College. Maybe it was because I knew I was running in the wake and footsteps of some of the greatest runners of all time. Meanwhile, I was having the race of my life. I was in the top 100 and feeling strong.

Then… the hills came, grueling hill after grueling hill. Each hill seemed steeper and longer than the next. My legs ached and lungs burned. My teeth and gums even hurt. I was getting passed by a lot of people. I wanted to walk, rest, catch my breath and to give up on my goal.

That’s when it hit me. The very people I had been urged on by for the past 2 hours not only wanted me to finish, they needed me to finish, they needed me to achieve my goal, even if they didn’t know what it was.

marathon-2013-394So I pressed on, gradually picked up my pace, and refocused. With one mile to go, I knew I was going to do it. I was going to finish the race and achieve my goal. I had become a part of the history of the Boston Marathon, the greatest foot race in the world. While I finished in 2:39, a mere 2 minutes away from a personal record, I didn’t care. Something better had happened.

When some one runs the Boston Marathon, it is as if they become a part of the city itself. Perhaps, that’s why this year’s race is so special. I cannot say what this years race will mean for everyone, but I can, without hesitation, say that everyone who puts on a race bib and steps up to the line will feel and know what it’s like to be a Bostonian for the day.

Whether runners are from Kenya or Tennessee, China or France, each will leave the 2014 Boston Marathon with a piece the city forever engrained in their heart, and they will be stronger and better for it.

Coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon will begin at 7 am on April 21st.

Article by: Chris Winter, Outdoors, Inc. 

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One of the Bike Commuter’s Best Friends

Bike Lane SignThe spring season brings promise of a plethora of outdoor activities. As a recreational and commuter cyclist – directions, music, and training applications are integral parts of my daily rides. Armbands anoy me during my rides and Garmin GPS systems offer high performance training applications that are unnecessary during a morning commute. My solution… The Nite Ize Handleband. Beginning as KickStarter funded project, the Handle Band product is now available at retailers through Nite Ize’s distribution. The Nite Ize Handleband satisfies your bar mount needs without the premium price found on many Smart Phone accessories. Depending on the product, smart phone armbands cost between ten to fifty dollars. For $19.95, the handle band allows the rider to use the direction, training, and music applications without adjusting an armband. Personally, the feeling of an arm band, while cycling, agitates my arm. Further, an arm band can take your focus off the road, which can be detrimental during a morning commute. HandleBand 1 Initially, I did fear that the earphone cord dangling in front my body would become irritable. However, after numerous commutes on my Centurion Dave Scott Ironman bicycle, I realized I never noticed the cord. While I already have a CatEye Strada Wireless Computer on my Felt FW3 road bike, I did try the handle band during a long ride. I found no objection or discomfort in using the handle band and IPhone’s training application. Yet, after all things considered, I plan on sticking with my bike computer for training.

Bike of FeetAt the end of the day, The Nite Ize HandleBand is an inexpensive way to utilize all of your smart phone’s features. It is less expensive than purchasing an Ipod shuffle for music or a Garmin GPS for directions and training programs. I wholeheartedly recommend the handle band for daily cycling commutes.

Happy Riding!

 

Article By: Marie Mason, Outdoors Inc.

Begin April with the Memphis Bike/Ped Car-Free Challenge

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Outdoors Inc Makes It Easier to Get Outside in Memphis

RootsRated, in partnership with Memphis’ local outdoor retailer Outdoors Inc., is launching this week to provide locals and visitors with an easier way to discover the best outdoor recreation in Memphis.

Ever find yourself traveling to a city, wondering where you can rock climb or trail run when you get there? Are you new to your area, or looking to try a new sport? With RootsRated, the best local outdoor experiences are at your fingertips.

This is “expertly-curated” information, which means our staff and ambassadors have selected their favorite spots for you. You won’t have to wade through dozens of options before making a choice; the 5 or 10 best local spots are right there, so you can pick one and get out there.

Here’s what Joe Royer, Owner of Outdoors Inc had to say about the project:

“Outdoors Inc. is already the hub of local knowledge for trails and put-ins in the Memphis area. RootsRated will give us a way to connect with customers by answering that all important question that retailers like us get asked everyday, “Where should we go to play outside?”

Find our favorite local places to go and things to do with http://www.rootsrated.com.

2013 OICK Race Results

THE OUTDOORS, INC. CANOE & KAYAK RACE (Memphis,Tennessee)
Mississippi River June 15, 2013

Results are listed by:
1.) Racing Category
2.) Finish Time Sequence

RACING KAYAK (MEN OPEN)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 1 52 Mike Herbert 15:38 Rogers AR
2 2 49 Pete Greene 16:33 Beaufort SC
3 3 35 Eric Mims 16:42 Isle Of Palms SC
4 4 45 Elmore Holmes 16:51 Memphis TN
5 5 40 Roberto Ferie 17:28 Memphis TN
6 6 35 Michael Batsie 20:25 Washington MO
7 7 67 Richard Hodgkins 21:27 Palatine IL

RACING KAYAK (WOMEN OPEN)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 9 34 Kata Dismukes 19:53 Cordova TN
2 11 56 Carol Lee Royer 23:27 Memphis TN

RACING KAYAK (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 3 35 Eric Mims 16:42 Isle Of Palms SC
2 6 35 Michael Batsie 20:25 Washington MO

RACING KAYAK (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 9 34 Kata Dismukes 19:53 Cordova TN

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 2 49 Pete Greene 16:33 Beaufort SC
2 4 45 Elmore Holmes 16:51 Memphis TN
3 5 40 Roberto Ferie 17:28 Memphis TN

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS MEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 1 52 Mike Herbert 15:38 Rogers AR

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 11 56 Carol Lee Royer 23:27 Memphis TN

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 7 67 Richard Hodgkins 21:27 Palatine IL

RACING KAYAK (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

RACING KAYAK (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

RACING KAYAK (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 23 32 Daniel Copeland 19:46 Franklin TN
2 22 30 Sean McCarrens 22:15 Memphis TN

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 33 39 Tonya Tittle 20:33 Memphis TN

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 25 46 Stephen Black 20:11 Memphis TN
2 24 44 Brad Silver 22:00 Memphis TN

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 50-59)

Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 26 51 Roy Roberts 18:16 Searcy AR
2 27 55 Rocky Caldwell 19:10 West Plains MO
3 28 55 Jb Hatler 20:17 Hanover Park IL

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 29 62 Moke Oconnor 19:14 Memphis TN
2 30 64 Fred Hatler Jr. 20:50 Memphis TN
3 32 67 Muril Robertson 21:45 Huntsville AL
4 31 65 Vincent Ciaramitaro 22:25 Memphis TN

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS LONGER THAN 17 6 (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 36 28 Nicholas Gregory 22:47 Memphis TN
2 38 34 John Tatum 22:51 Water Valley MS
3 39 39 Terrance Strohkirch 23:02 Memphis TN
4 40 39 David Vitek 25:23 Rossville TN
5 37 30 Adam Langley 25:27 Memphis TN
6 34 14 Wesley Carr 26:21 Memphis TN
7 35 16 Hunter Solimine 27:38 Olive Branch MS

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

1 50 37 Katie Shotts 23:53 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 44 46 Andrew Balogh 21:29 Memphis TN
2 42 43 David Prudhomme 22:53 Oakland TN
3 43 45 Billy Capper 23:06 Eads TN
4 45 46 John Kennedy 24:42 Hernando MS

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 46 53 Chris Henderson 19:59 Bentonville AR
2 47 55 Raines Sojourner 22:43 Arlington TN
3 48 58 Micheal Wilson 25:41 Newport AR

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 51 58 Karen Kesselring 21:06 Hot Springs Village AR

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 52 62 Debora Dowda 23:56 Memphis TN
2 53 65 Mary Finley 25:54 Cordova TN

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 49 78 Dale Sanders 23:15 Bartlett TN

KAYAKS 13 3 TO 17 6 (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 54 25 Jonathan Street 23:00 Bartlett TN
2 98 26 Ross Moran 23:49 Memphis TN
3 100 37 Ryan Smith 25:54 Memphis TN
4 101 35 Stuart Perkins 26:17 Memphis TN
5 56 33 Samuel Thompson 26:19 Memphis TN
6 55 32 Jeremy Speakes 26:53 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 57 37 Bethany Peel 26:01 Memphis TN
2 99 30 Jessica Hardy 26:45 Memphis TN
3 10 29 Sarah Sieloff 31:10 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 58 42 James Martin 23:17 Memphis TN
2 59 42 Leo Old 23:43 Collierville TN
3 60 47 Francis Camillo 24:59 Germantown TN
4 61 48 Andrew Chicoine 25:01 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 67 49 Melanie Chicoine 25:10 Memphis TN
2 68 49 Leanne Logan 28:20 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS MEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 103 59 Tom Crenshaw 27:13 Memphis TN
2 62 59 Toan Nguyen 31:19 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 102 52 Lisa Crenshaw 29:26 Memphis TN
2 69 54 Sheila Hellman 33:32 Jonesboro AR

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 63 62 Bayard Snowden 22:41 Memphis TN
2 65 68 Cliff Lawson 25:13 Water Valley MS
3 66 68 Jesse McCabe 26:39 Lakeland TN
4 64 64 Tom Long 27:41 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 70 60 Diane Long 30:14 Memphis TN
2 71 63 Lucy Ridley 35:29 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 10 1 TO 13 2 (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 79 38 Tim Schramm 24:16 Jackson TN
2 78 38 Brian Burrage 24:49 Bartlett TN
3 77 37 Adam Davis 25:42 Memphis TN
4 74 31 William Roye 27:51 Tupelo MS
5 76 33 William Hayden 28:08 Belden MS
6 73 21 Matt Talley 29:27 Texarkana AR
7 72 14 Mark Wood 30:10 Bartlett TN
8 75 32 Greg Haskins 33:27 Collierville TN

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 94 33 Sharon Hailey 27:38 Germantown TN

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 81 44 Roger Graham 25:29 Bartlett TN
2 82 45 Wayne McDaniel 28:22 Jonesboro AR
3 83 49 Geoffrey Wood 30:29 Bartlett TN
4 80 40 Paul Timms 33:16 Collierville TN

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS MEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 85 50 David Blaske 22:56 Jonesboro AR
2 86 57 Steve Arendall 26:52 Memphis TN
3 87 57 Harold Wendt 27:39 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 84 50 Theresa Andreuccetti 29:17 Memphis TN
2 95 55 Lisse Wendt 32:40 Memphis TN

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 89 62 Darwin Fletcher 24:28 Cordova TN
2 93 65 Stephen Crump 26:13 Somerville TN
3 90 62 Greg Sredin 26:32 Memphis TN
4 92 65 Bruce Bill Brents 28:14 Germantown TN
5 91 63 Gil Haskins 34:10 Collierville TN
6 88 61 Dwayne Cockrum 34:51 Chickasha OK

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 96 61 Janice Cockrum 34:04 Chickasha OK

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

KAYAKS 10 OR LESS (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 182 20 Nathan White 20:54 Pocahontas AR

SOLO CANOE (WOMEN 19-39)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS MEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS WOMEN 40-49)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS MEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======
1 184 52 Bruce Moore 32:28 Bartlett TN

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS WOMEN 50-59)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS MEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= =======

SOLO CANOE (MASTERS WOMEN 60-69)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

SOLO CANOE (GRAND MASTERS MEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

SOLO CANOE (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 70+)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

STANDUP PADDLEBOARDS (MEN OPEN)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================
1 97 49 David Rosenthal 35:35 Memphis TN

STANDUP PADDLEBOARDS (WOMEN OPEN)
Place No. Age Name Time City St
===== ======= === ========================= ======= =======================

KAYAK TANDEM (K-2) MEN RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 12 56 Scott Peatross Carter Peatross 24:32 Memphis TN
2 13 77 Walter Tennyson Anthony Siracusa 26:01 Memphis TN
3 15 75 Chuck Porter Jacob Caldwell 40:22 Ripley TN

KAYAK TANDEM (K-2) WOMEN RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 162 112 Mary McNelis Vicki Prince 21:20 Memphis TN

KAYAK TANDEM (K-2) MIXED RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 21 109 Keith Bewoist Melissa Morrison 17:47 Natchez MS
2 20 104 Michael Rowland Virginia Rowland 23:59 Memphis TN
3 18 57 Stewart Austin Eliazbeth Austin 24:13 Memphis TN
4 17 77 Berakkah Stablein Greg Stablein 25:45 Memphis TN
5 16 49 Jennifer Smith Ryan Smith 28:46 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11 MEN RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 110 48 Christopher Williams Jared King 18:26 Russellville AR
2 114 66 Haskins Glass Julian Timberlake 23:37 Memphis TN
3 115 78 Jeff Bostick Mark Langlois 23:46 Collierville TN
4 111 43 John Morgan William Morgan 24:39 Southaven MS
5 116 52 Gary Wilson Elliott Wilson 30:01 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11 WOMEN RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 121 91 Heather Havens Jobeth McBee 24:04 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11 MIXED RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 123 82 Robin Salant Erik Jambor 30:33 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MEN 79 & UNDER) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 124 32 Joshua Sayger Mark Sayger 20:57 Russellville AR
2 125 33 Philip Sayger Greg Schwartz 21:04 Russellville AR
3 127 45 Jordan Santmyer Tyler Cox 23:02 Memphis TN
4 131 57 Chris Miller Justin Hill 23:05 Marion AR
5 138 46 Bob Bayne Richard Williams 23:06 Memphis TN
6 128 47 Henry Miller Justin Leggett 24:47 Bartlett TN
7 141 56 Gregg Gumbert Graham Gumbert 26:06 Memphis TN
8 136 71 James Klug Eugene Cash 26:09 Byhalia MS
9 113 61 John Garrett Garrett Travis Lockhart 26:30 Millington TN
10 130 49 Michal Grivetti Alex Wrobel 26:33 Memphis TN
11 133 66 Hamilton Fyfe Jared Franks 26:45 Germantown TN
12 139 55 Joel Dixon Ben Dixon 27:50 Eads TN
13 112 50 Cary Porter Jake Lock 27:54 Ripley TN
14 135 73 Marlin Germany Justin Winn 28:07 Memphis TN
15 146 64 Geoff Calkins Andrew Calkins 28:13 Memphis TN
16 134 68 Jeff Hulett John Thatcher 28:25 Memphis TN
17 126 42 Cort Caitliff Christian Kauffman 28:47 Memphis TN
18 148 69 Rick Zeip Will Zeip 28:54 Germantown TN
19 117 76 Don Shubeck Ii Conner Shubeck 29:12 Lakeland TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (WOMEN 79 & UNDER) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 119 50 Becca Faulkner Gloria Hill 28:19 Memphis TN
2 170 72 Debra Walker Katherine Deangeli 30:23 Cordova TN
3 118 48 Lacey Porter Kristen Jones 38:34 Ripley TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MIXED 79 & UNDER) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 164 54 Justin Webb Allison Mayhan 26:24 Memphis TN
2 163 50 Hannah Chancellor Brian Chancellor 30:39 Memphis TN
3 165 65 Kelsey Bourquin Kevin Bourquin 30:46 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MASTERS MEN 80 to 109) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 145 98 Boyd Wade III Robert Browne 20:44 Memphis TN
2 132 82 Spencer Anderson Greg Stalcup 22:30 Southaven MS
3 143 96 Myron Graves John McCallum, Jr 22:38 Eads TN
4 144 91 Kenneth Pulley Jason Word 22:42 Cordova TN
5 129 82 Clayton Webb Gary Webb 23:14 Memphis TN
6 159 100 Frank Gibson Major Zach Fussell 23:59 Cordova TN
7 147 109 Chris Johnston Russell Bearden 25:41 Memphis TN
8 142 92 Todd Adams Bernard Cowles 26:01 Memphis TN
9 149 95 Freddy Blair Brice Graziana 26:22 Germantown TN
10 152 90 Michael Brady Boyer Brady 26:32 Memphis TN
11 158 84 Douglas Hart Jeremy Hart 27:46 Germantown TN
12 160 109 Patrick Mages Matthew Mages 28:17 Little Rock AR
13 156 109 Alex Wise Antony Sheehan 30:03 Memphis TN
14 140 86 Brian Smiley Mike Cavataio 30:32 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MASTERS WOMEN 80 to 109) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MASTERS MIXED 80 to 109) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 172 107 Danny Fadgen Jane Fadgen 22:14 Germantown TN
2 168 98 Will Keeler Paula Lebov 23:40 Memphis TN
3 167 82 Nigel Price Lucy Wade 24:01 Memphis TN
4 166 82 David Kmet Jennifer Kmet 25:00 Memphis TN
5 173 107 Randall Wright Debbie Bennett 27:15 Memphis TN
6 169 88 Russ Hays Suzanne Grooms 28:31 Memphis TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (GRAND MASTERS MEN 110+) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 151 110 Clifton Rickey David White 21:06 Pocahontas AR
2 153 139 Terry Hanson Herman Markell 22:12 Memphis TN
3 155 115 Jack Ray Roy Bell 24:45 Memphis TN
4 154 121 Scott Morris Mike Bruns 27:08 Memphis TN
5 150 124 Theodore Deangeli Steve Henry 27:11 Collierville TN
6 157 124 Wayne Bagwell Chris Price 31:39 Bartlett TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (GRAND MASTERS WOMEN 110+) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 161 116 Lisa Maxwell Sharon Stroud 32:11 Somerville TN

CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (GRAND MASTERS MIXED 110+) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================
1 175 129 Richard Alcott Mary Lee Sefried 24:16 Combine TX
2 176 131 Robert Schwartz Dana King 27:17 Germantown TN
3 171 117 Terri Millner Edward Wallace 30:48 Germantown TN
4 174 145 Marsha Walton Granderson Walton 31:09 Memphis TN

SCOUT OR JUNIOR CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (BOYS 14-17) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================

SCOUT OR JUNIOR CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (GIRLS 14-17) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================

SCOUT OR JUNIOR CANOE 17 4 OR LESS (MIXED 14-17) RESULTS

Place No. Age Name Partner Time City St
===== ======= === =========================

BIG CANOES 22 OR LARGER

Place Name Partner Time City St
===== =========================
1 John Ruskey Mark Peoples 19:03 Clarksdale MS
2 Tom Roehm Tal Keel 20:55 Memphis TN
3 Paula Chaffin Michael Brooks 23:31 Memphis TN
4 Rick Chaffin J.C. Pendergrass 26:27 Memphis TN
THE OUTDOORS, INC. CANOE & KAYAK RACE (Memphis,Tennessee)
Mississippi River June 15, 2013
****** Finish Time Sequence ***********
Place No. Time 1 First Name 1 Last Nam 2 First Name 2 Last Nam Title
===== ==== ======= =========================
1 1 15:38 Mike Herbert RACING KAYAKS
2 2 16:33 Pete Greene RACING KAYAKS
3 3 16:42 Eric Mims RACING KAYAKS
4 4 16:51 Elmore Holmes RACING KAYAKS
5 5 17:28 Roberto Ferie RACING KAYAKS
6 21 17:47 Keith Bewoist Melissa Morrison KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
7 26 18:16 Roy Roberts KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
8 110 18:26 Christopher Williams Jared King CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
9 178 19:03 John Ruskey Mark Peoples BIG CANOES 22 OR LARGER
10 27 19:10 Rocky Caldwell KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
11 29 19:14 Moke Oconnor KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
12 23 19:46 Daniel Copeland KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
13 9 19:53 Kata Dismukes RACING KAYAKS
14 46 19:59 Chris Henderson KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
15 25 20:11 Stephen Black KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
16 28 20:17 Jb Hatler KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
17 6 20:25 Michael Batsie RACING KAYAKS
18 33 20:33 Tonya Tittle KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
19 145 20:44 Boyd Wade III Robert Browne CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
20 30 20:50 Fred Hatler Jr. KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
21 182 20:54 Nathan White SOLO CANOE
22 179 20:55 Tom Roehm Tal Keel BIG CANOES 22 OR LARGER
23 124 20:57 Joshua Sayger Mark Sayger CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
24 125 21:04 Philip Sayger Greg Schwartz CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
25 151 21:06 Clifton Rickey David White CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
26 51 21:06 Karen Kesselring KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
27 162 21:20 Mary McNelis Vicki Prince KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
28 7 21:27 Richard Hodgkins RACING KAYAKS
29 44 21:29 Andrew Balogh KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
30 32 21:45 Muril Robertson KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
31 24 22:00 Brad Silver KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
32 153 22:12 Terry Hanson Herman Markell CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
33 172 22:14 Danny Fadgen Jane Fadgen CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
34 22 22:15 Sean McCarrens KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
35 31 22:25 Vincent Ciaramitaro KAYAK LONGER THAN 17 6
36 132 22:30 Spencer Anderson Greg Stalcup CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
37 143 22:38 Myron Graves John McCallum, Jr CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
38 63 22:41 Bayard Snowden KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
39 144 22:42 Kenneth Pulley Jason Word CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
40 47 22:43 Raines Sojourner KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
41 36 22:47 Nicholas Gregory KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
42 38 22:51 John Tatum KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
43 42 22:53 David Prudhomme KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
44 85 22:56 David Blaske KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
45 54 23:00 Jonathan Street KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
46 39 23:02 Terrance Strohkirch KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
47 127 23:02 Jordan Santmyer Tyler Cox CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
48 131 23:05 Chris Miller Justin Hill CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
49 43 23:06 Billy Capper KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
50 138 23:06 Bob Bayne Richard Williams CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
51 129 23:14 Clayton Webb Gary Webb CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
52 49 23:15 Dale Sanders KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
53 58 23:17 James Martin KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
54 11 23:27 Carol Lee Royer RACING KAYAKS
55 181 23:31 Paula Chaffin Michael Brooks BIG CANOES 22 OR LARGER
56 114 23:37 Haskins Glass Julian Timberlake CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
57 168 23:40 Will Keeler Paula Lebov CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
58 59 23:43 Leo Old KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
59 115 23:46 Jeff Bostick Mark Langlois CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
60 98 23:49 Ross Moran KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
61 50 23:53 Katie Shotts KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
62 52 23:56 Debora Dowda KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
63 20 23:59 Michael Rowland Virginia Rowland KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
64 159 23:59 Frank Gibson Major Zach Fussell CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
65 167 24:01 Nigel Price Lucy Wade CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
66 121 24:04 Heather Havens Jobeth McBee CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
67 18 24:13 Stewart Austin Eliazbeth Austin KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
68 175 24:16 Richard Alcott Mary Lee Sefried CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
69 79 24:16 Tim Schramm KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
70 89 24:28 Darwin Fletcher KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
71 12 24:32 Scott Peatross Carter Peatross KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
72 111 24:39 John Morgan William Morgan CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
73 45 24:42 John Kennedy KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
74 155 24:45 Jack Ray Roy Bell CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
75 128 24:47 Henry Miller Justin Leggett CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
76 78 24:49 Brian Burrage KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
77 60 24:59 Francis Camillo KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
78 166 25:00 David Kmet Jennifer Kmet CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
79 61 25:01 Andrew Chicoine KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
80 67 25:10 Melanie Chicoine KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
81 65 25:13 Cliff Lawson KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
82 40 25:23 David Vitek KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
83 37 25:27 Adam Langley KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
84 81 25:29 Roger Graham KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
85 147 25:41 Chris Johnston Russell Bearden CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
86 48 25:41 Micheal Wilson KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
87 77 25:42 Adam Davis KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
88 17 25:45 Berakkah Stablein Greg Stablein KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
89 53 25:54 Mary Finley KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
90 100 25:54 Ryan Smith KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
91 57 26:01 Bethany Peel KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
92 142 26:01 Todd Adams Bernard Cowles CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
93 13 26:01 Walter Tennyson Anthony Siracusa KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
94 141 26:06 Gregg Gumbert Graham Gumbert CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
95 136 26:09 James Klug Eugene Cash CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
96 93 26:13 Stephen Crump KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
97 101 26:17 Stuart Perkins KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
98 56 26:19 Samuel Thompson KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
99 34 26:21 Wesley Carr KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
100 149 26:22 Freddy Blair Brice Graziana CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
101 164 26:24 Justin Webb Allison Mayhan CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
102 180 26:27 Rick Chaffin J.C. Pendergrass BIG CANOES 22 OR LARGER
103 113 26:30 John Garrett Garrett Travis Lockhart CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
104 90 26:32 Greg Sredin KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
105 152 26:32 Michael Brady Boyer Brady CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
106 130 26:33 Michal Grivetti Alex Wrobel CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
107 66 26:39 Jesse McCabe KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
108 99 26:45 Jessica Hardy KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
109 133 26:45 Hamilton Fyfe Jared Franks CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
110 86 26:52 Steve Arendall KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
111 55 26:53 Jeremy Speakes KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
112 154 27:08 Scott Morris Mike Bruns CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
113 150 27:11 Theodore Deangeli Steve Henry CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
114 103 27:13 Tom Crenshaw KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
115 173 27:15 Randall Wright Debbie Bennett CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
116 176 27:17 Robert Schwartz Dana King CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
117 94 27:38 Sharon Hailey KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
118 35 27:38 Hunter Solimine KAYAK 13 3 – 17 6
119 87 27:39 Harold Wendt KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
120 64 27:41 Tom Long KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
121 158 27:46 Douglas Hart Jeremy Hart CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
122 139 27:50 Joel Dixon Ben Dixon CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
123 74 27:51 William Roye KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
124 112 27:54 Cary Porter Jake Lock CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
125 135 28:07 Marlin Germany Justin Winn CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
126 76 28:08 William Hayden KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
127 146 28:13 Geoff Calkins Andrew Calkins CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
128 92 28:14 Bruce Bill Brents KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
129 160 28:17 Patrick Mages Matthew Mages CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
130 119 28:19 Becca Faulkner Gloria Hill CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
131 68 28:20 Leanne Logan KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
132 82 28:22 Wayne McDaniel KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
133 134 28:25 Jeff Hulett John Thatcher CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
134 169 28:31 Russ Hays Suzanne Grooms CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
135 16 28:46 Jennifer Smith Ryan Smith KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)
136 126 28:47 Cort Caitliff Christian Kauffman CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
137 148 28:54 Rick Zeip Will Zeip CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
138 117 29:12 Don Shubeck Ii Conner Shubeck CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
139 84 29:17 Theresa Andreuccetti KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
140 102 29:26 Lisa Crenshaw KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
141 73 29:27 Matt Talley KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
142 116 30:01 Gary Wilson Elliott Wilson CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
143 156 30:03 Alex Wise Antony Sheehan CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
144 72 30:10 Mark Wood KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
145 70 30:14 Diane Long KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
146 170 30:23 Debra Walker Katherine Deangeli CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
147 83 30:29 Geoffrey Wood KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
148 140 30:32 Brian Smiley Mike Cavataio CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
149 123 30:33 Robin Salant Erik Jambor CANOE 17 5 TO 21 11
150 163 30:39 Hannah Chancellor Brian Chancellor CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
151 165 30:46 Kelsey Bourquin Kevin Bourquin CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
152 171 30:48 Terri Millner Edward Wallace CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
153 174 31:09 Marsha Walton Granderson Walton CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
154 10 31:10 Sarah Sieloff KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
155 62 31:19 Toan Nguyen KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
156 157 31:39 Wayne Bagwell Chris Price CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
157 161 32:11 Lisa Maxwell Sharon Stroud CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
158 184 32:28 Bruce Moore SOLO CANOE
159 95 32:40 Lisse Wendt KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
160 80 33:16 Paul Timms KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
161 75 33:27 Greg Haskins KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
162 69 33:32 Sheila Hellman KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
163 96 34:04 Janice Cockrum KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
164 91 34:10 Gil Haskins KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
165 88 34:51 Dwayne Cockrum KAYAKS 10 OR LESS
166 71 35:29 Lucy Ridley KAYAK 10 1 – 13 2
167 97 35:35 David Rosenthal PADLEBOARD
168 118 38:34 Lacey Porter Kristen Jones CANOE 17 4 OR LESS
169 15 40:22 Chuck Porter Jacob Caldwell KAYAK TANDEM (K-2)

Travel Tips for this Summer

Traveling to a new destination can be scary sometimes.  You wonder how you will be able to get around the city, if you have to worry about your luggage or you wallet.  There are a few things that can put your mind at rest.

  1. Secure your luggage:  If you are rolling through the airport with a nice piece of luggage, you should know, that your luggage is only insured for what is inside of your luggage.  A way around this would be to put your luggage in a less expensive bag.  Try the Osprey Airporter LZ.  If you happen to be traveling abroad, and backpacking, you might want to lock up your goods.  Check out the PacSafe  to secure your pack and all the goodies inside.
  2. Keep You Money Hidden: In a strange city, you might feel a little uneasy about your wallet.  Eagle Creek makes a whole line of products design to hide your money and passport.  You can use the “Undercover Security Wallet” or the “Travel Neck Pouch”.  Let those pickpockets give it their best try.
  3. Fit it all in your bag:  Are you a chronic over-packer?  Try a pack-it cube from Eagle Creek, or one of their handy-dandy air compressor pack bags.  No need for one of those fancy air compressor machines to do your packing.

Traveling can be stressful, but it does not have to be.  What is your biggest pet peeve in travel?

Did you know we sell…

1. Long boards? In 2006, we started integrating in long boards into our product mix. Now, in 2011, we are the proud dealer of three long board lines: Arbor, Sector 9, and Never Summer.  With the success of our maiden long board brand, Arbor, we are excited to see long boards take off in Memphis.  Long boards are for speed, hills, carving, and commuting.  People in Memphis take to the streets, the bluffs, and parking garages for their riding pleasure.  You will see people of all ages on long boards, there is no age limit.  We do suggest you invest in a helmet.

In addition to our long boards, we have brought in Kahuna Big Stick to accompany your long boarding experience.  What is a big stick you might ask?  Well, think of it as a paddle for your long board. Yes, a paddle.  For your long board.

2. Slack Line? Slack lining is quickly becoming a training technique for outdoor sports enthusiasts all over.  Originating amongst climbers, slack lining has shown up at festivals and on college campuses alike. Slack line kits includes webbing and two tension devices.  Other than that, all you need is two stable items to tie your slack line to.  This could be two trees, two car bumpers, anything that can hold your weight.  Slack lining is a great way to improve your balance and posture.  We carry the Gibbon Brand of Slack Lines.  We have invited them to be in attendance at our Canoe and Kayak Race, May 7th, performing tricks and allowing people to test out their products.

3. Baby Strollers? Not just any baby stroller.  These are the cream of the crop strollers.  BOB revolution strollers are made for on and off road baby fun.  Their swiveling front wheel allows for superior maneuverability.  Although the rugged exterior allows for you and your little treasure to venture off the beaten path, the child seat is highly padded for a comfortable ride.  Along with Baby Strollers, we also carry BOB revolution trailers to carry a heavy load around town or touring across the country.

4. Stand-Up Paddle Boards? Once we saw 007 himself (Pierce Brosnan) on a stand up paddle board a few years ago, we knew it was going to be huge.  We brought in our first stand up paddle board line in 2009.  Since then, we have carried four different brands, most recently, Yolo, Ocean Kayak, and Naish.  We will have stand up paddle boards at the boating demo at Shelby Farms (May 8th) this year.  We suggest you give them a try.  It can be addictive.  What are the health benefits?  Well, stand up paddle boarding builds muscle strength in your legs, back, mid-section and arms.  You will also notice that stand up paddle boarding will improve your balance.  Health benefits mixed with a good time? Yes, please.

5. Balance Boards? Balance boards are not just for a good time.  They also can improve your balance and strengthen your core muscles.  We carry Vew Do balance boards.  Full featured balance boards are used during the sport of Performance Balance Board riding as well as during , sport specific balance and core training, strength and fitness training, and physical therapy.  If you stop in to one of the stores, be sure to look for the demo board.