Tag Archives: paddling

Orono program seeking paddlers to learn wildwater skills

Kellen Doyle of Orono participates during a sprint race at the 2015 U.S. National Wildwater Championships in North Carolina. Doyle made the U.S. Junior National team and is competing in the world championships. (Photo courtesy of Peggy McKee)

If you’ve got an adventurous son or daughter interested in learning new skills and competing in an exciting sport they may not have tried, the Maine Canoe and Kayak Racing Organization is looking for them. MaCKRO sponsors junior and under-23-year-old wildwater teams, and workouts have begun. According to the MaCKRO press release, “wildwater is the […]

Orono family paddling events scheduled

Jeff Owen is passionate about healthy outdoor living, and is among the state’s most enthusiastic ambassadors for the paddle sports. He’s also one of the best canoeists you’ll find, and often tops the leaderboard at local, regional and national whitewater competitions. Owen, who has introduced Orono High School students to the outdoors through its GoActive […]