Russ B.

Event Organizer

Member 20130121


Smithfield, VA
Hometown: Fryburg, PA

Member since:

September 9, 2010


Do you agree to wear your life jacket on all meetup paddles? This must be answered affirmatively to be accepted in the HRK.


How long have you been paddling?

7 years, but much more active this year - Just over 300 miles in 3 to date. Lake Drummond/James River/Pagan River/Cypress creek/Jones Creek/Newmarket Creek/Blackwater River/Nottoway River Some flowing fresh water but no white water.

What kind and size of kayak(s) do you Have?

NDK Romany, 16 ft sea kayak, fiberglass, 2001 Necky Amaruk, 19 ft tandem seakayak, kevlar,[masked] Aquaterra Chinook (plastic) also Stellar SEL and an OC-1

What types of paddle events are you hoping for from this organization?

Skills, Adventure, Fitness, may even try camping. Miles and miles and miles

Do you know how to dress for paddling in cold weather?



I have been working to get in better shape.

What Russ B. is saying about this Meetup Group

Nice paddle. Wind and temperature were mild.

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