Canoe racing

 
BANGOR, Maine -- 04/15/2017 -- A member of the minion canoe celebrates after successfully navigating Six Miles Falls during the 51st annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race Saturday. The 16-mile race starts in Kenduskeag and ends in downtown Bangor.  Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Paddlers take on the 51st Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

By Ashley Conti on April 16, 2017, at 8:29 a.m.
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Kayakers make their way toward Bangor during the 51st annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday. The 16-mile race starts in Kenduskeag and ends in downtown Bangor.

Nova Scotian breaks record with 13th Kenduskeag Stream race victory

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 15, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.
Trevor MacLean paddled to his 13th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race victory, the most wins in the 51-history of the paddle from Kenduskeag Village to downtown Bangor, on a perfect sun-splashed day that featured challenging but fast water conditions.
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Richard Hartley and Peter Cyr dump out of their canoe while going down Six Mile Falls on the Kenduskeag Stream during the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race in 2016.

What to expect at this year’s Kenduskeag race

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 14, 2017, at 6:54 p.m.
The 51st Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, held annually on the third weekend of April, is the largest paddling event in New England — and one of the largest in the country.
Peter Lataille surfs a wave on the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor Tuesday morning. Lataille and his friend Adam Swett were taking advantage of the unusually high water level of the stream that was boosted by the sudden snow melt. The Kendskeag Stream canoe race will be held this weekend. If the water level remains high, it should provide a challenge for participants.

High water may greet paddlers at 51st Kenduskeag race

By John Holyoke on April 14, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It’s probably going to go down a little bit [before Saturday], which is OK. We don’t want it to go down too much.”

Marsh Stream Canoe Race results

on April 10, 2017, at 4:52 p.m.

Fast water in Marsh Stream race yields excitement for paddlers

By Pete Warner on April 10, 2017, at 4:13 p.m.
“We left off the last two big sets of rapids because of the potential loss of equipment and the potential loss of life.”

Saturday’s canoe racing results

on April 09, 2017, at 2:57 p.m.
Paddlers make their way downriver at the start of Saturday's Souadabscook Stream race in Hampden.

Challenging Souadabscook race provides paddlers with testy Kenduskeag tuneup

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 08, 2017, at 7:49 p.m.

Weekend canoe, kayak race results

on April 01, 2017, at 8:33 p.m.
Max Dingle (front) and his father Matt Dingle of Rockport leave the starting line at the 44th annual Passagassawakeag River Race from Morrill to Belfast on Saturday. The duo won the Junior/Senior 13-16 canoe class and finished fourth overall.

Chilly conditions don’t deter ‘Passy’ paddlers on opening day of racing season

By Ernie Clark on April 01, 2017, at 7:53 p.m.
Dale Cross (right) and Aaron Cross go for a test run on the St. George River on Tuesday in Searsmont. Cold temperatures have iced over the river, forcing postponement of Saturday's scheduled St. George River Race. The race is now scheduled for Sunday, April 2.

Saturday’s St. George River Race postponed because of ice

By Pete Warner on March 24, 2017, at 8:14 p.m.
The St. George River Race was off, then on, and is now postponed again — all in the span of a week.

Fifth annual Muskrat Scramble Canoe/Kayak race

on Oct. 06, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
Tommy Owen and Noah Kreutz give it their all to finish during the Open Canoe youth race of the Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta on Thursday. The race began in Orono and ended in Veazie.

Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta results

on July 08, 2016, at 10:13 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for May 12, 2016

on May 12, 2016, at 8:40 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for May 5, 2016

on May 05, 2016, at 8:27 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 28, 2016

on April 28, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
Erick Elgaaen (left) navigates Six Mile Falls on the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor with Jennifer Elgaaen during the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday. The 16-mile race began in Kenduskeag and ended in downtown Bangor.

Results from Saturday’s 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

on April 17, 2016, at 12:23 a.m.
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Kevin Stuckey tapes a few last minute ducks to his canoe before the start of the the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday.

Winner of 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race ties record

By Nick McCrea on April 16, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
Canadian kayaker Trevor MacLean was the first paddler to cross the finish line at the 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday, surprising no one.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 14, 2016

on April 14, 2016, at 8:09 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 7, 2016

on April 07, 2016, at 8 p.m.