Racer Bios for 2006 Yukon River Quest Entrants

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Team Class Category Team name Members
Team Class Category Team name Members
1 Solo Kayak mens Northwestel High Speed Steve Mooney
2 Tandem Canoe mens Canadian Rangers David Coupland, Stephen Ambrose
3 Tandem Canoe mens The Ancient Brits Graham J. Sheward, Richard Clives
4 Tandem Kayak mens Systemsnet Peter Sullivan, David Leslie
5 Solo Kayak mens Canjo Steve Cannon
6 Solo Kayak mens William Reitzer-Smith William Reitzer-Smith
7 Tandem Canoe mixed BUCKSHOT Jim Buckingham, Linz Buckingham
8 Solo Kayak mens 2 Solitudes Jean-Guy Sauriol
9 Tandem Canoe mens Are We There Yet? Jeremy Hongslo, Todd Ebert
10 Voyageur womens Team WHOA Patricia Clune, Susan McDowell
Glenna Fraumeni, Beth McIlroy
Robin McDowell, Marie Dunn
Christine Lundvall, Susan McVeigh
Bernadette Nagle
11 Solo Kayak mens Bones Dr. Michael Faughey-Scraggs
12 Tandem Canoe mens Mattson/ Lodge Karl Mattson, Andrew Lodge
13 Tandem Canoe mens Prairie Schooner II Dave McGee, Scott McGee
14 Tandem Kayak womens A Blonde Idea Lisa McGee, Karla McGee
15 Solo Kayak mens Dave Treasure Dave Treasure
16 Tandem Canoe mens Royal Marines 1 David Hook, Matthew Skuse
17 Solo Kayak womens Lubbock Flower Power Ingrid Wilcox
18 Solo Kayak womens Grandma Bun Bun Linda Bourassa
21 Solo Kayak mens Rocket Rob Rob Colliver
22 Tandem Canoe mens SE and NW Dieter Brenner, Markus Weber
23 Tandem Canoe mixed 15 x 0 Larry Seethaler, Brenda Forsythe
24 Solo Kayak mens Water Wanderer Eric Koche
25 Tandem Kayak mens Old Enuff to Know Better Doug Clark, Mike S. Vandevelde
26 Tandem Kayak mens British Army Team A Matthew Bailey, Shaun David Thrower
27 Tandem Kayak mens British Army Team B Richie Astridge, John Catto
28 Tandem Kayak mens British Army Team C Peter Howson, Matt Wakeling
29 Solo Kayak mens The Austrian Heinz Rodinger
30 Tandem Kayak mens Team KayakForCare 2 Brandon Nelson, David Kelly
31 Tandem Canoe mens EMS Steve Landick, Gregg Nelson
33 Solo Kayak mens Keet Bill Winslow
34 Solo Kayak mens XL Carter Johnson
35 Tandem Canoe mens Talus Chris Wenger, Ferdi Wenger
36 Solo Kayak mens U.S. Coast Guard Jeff Jager
37 Tandem Kayak mens River Rats Yvan Nolet, Patrick Grillo
38 Tandem Canoe womens Arconoe Pauline Frost, Viki Cirkvencic
39 Voyageur mens Pipe It Up Terry Ramin, Leah Anderson
Greg Tibbetts, Jan Nyboer
Robert Blain, Thomas E. Wood
Dr. John Bradley, Margaret Hood
Jean-Francois Latour, Ian Hourston
40 Tandem Canoe mens Canoe-Dog Lackies Aaron Hachey, Gaetan Plourde
41 Solo Kayak womens AMC Denise (Anna Marie) Caposey
42 Tandem Kayak mens Lloyds TSB Offshore Robert Cassin, Dr. Carl Clinton
44 Solo Kayak womens Team KayakForCare Heather Nelson
45 Tandem Canoe mens Levisky / Hurry Dave Levisky, Chad Hurry
46 Tandem Canoe mens Blazing Paddles III John Little, David Little
47 Tandem Canoe mens The Team Without a Clever Name Jeff Chantle, Owan Chantler
48 Tandem Canoe mixed The Young and the Restless Tunde Fulop, Tom Fulop
49 Solo Kayak mens Dimitri Kieffer Dimitri Kieffer
51 Tandem Canoe mixed V & E's Express Veronica Wisniewski, Edoh Y. Amiran
52 Tandem Canoe mens Kelowna Kwest I Denny Parkhill, Jim Stephen
53 Tandem Canoe mens Kelowna Kwest II Dave Skoglund, Cliff Moore
54 Tandem Kayak mens Adirondac Boyz John Ders, Richard Waters
55 Tandem Canoe mens Century Plus Richard L. Scott, Mike Meyers
56 Tandem Canoe mixed Kats & Dawgs Katherine Patterson, Joe O'Blenis
57 Solo Kayak mens Let It Ride Mitch Nessan
59 Tandem Canoe womens Wahine Ice Laurel Archer, Michele Genge
60 Tandem Kayak mens Avon Xpeditionary Force Adam Clarke, David Hales
61 Voyageur womens False Creek Women Diane Shepherd, Marina McCready
Andrea Dillon, Kendall Macmillan
Judy Shandler, Joanne Aitken
Barbara Willson, Heather Taylor
Daphne Brockington, Pauline Adams
63 Solo Kayak mens Down Under One Tom Simmat
64 Tandem Kayak mixed Twin Otters - Paddles Apart Nicole Pintkowsky, Jack Simpson
65 Tandem Canoe mens Skagway Sackbutz John D. O'Daniel, Jason M. O'Daniel
67 Tandem Kayak mens An Oldie and a Goodie II Jim Jager, Jacques Boutet
68 Tandem Canoe mixed Canu - 2 Jim Boyde, Pam Boyde
70 Tandem Canoe mens The River Bandits Tony Arcand, Kevin J. Mellis
71 Voyageur womens Paddlers Abreast Linda Rapp, Claire Desmarais
Dawn Fralick, Cindy Gilday
Karen Lampi, Helena MacVane
Lynn Rice-Rideout, Elizabeth Bosely
72 Tandem Kayak mixed Lone Star Paddlers Richard Steppe, Erin MaGee
73 Tandem Canoe mixed Under the Spell Geoffrey Wade, Sandra Wade
74 Tandem Kayak mens Nightcrawlers Frank Cahill, Thomas Slagle
75 Tandem Canoe mens Fast Attack Gary L. Ulrich, Stephen Karl Ulrich
76 Solo Kayak mens Burning Daylight Jeffrey Bannish
77 Voyageur mens Scarlet Fever John Grant, Jenny Cairns
Rick Aird, Mick Cashen
Karen Olito, Tony Park
Guy Rook, Jeff Monkman
Lindsay Blair
78 Solo Kayak mens Michael Hayes Michael Hayes
79 Tandem Kayak mens Team Extreme Aloha Maui John Welch, Jamie Mihlbauer
80 Tandem Kayak mens Royal Marines 2 Dave Ethell, Tom Tarnowski
81 Solo Kayak mens Salty Frog Marty Sullivan
82 Tandem Canoe mens Opimiskaw Andy Sewap, Dennis Fosseneuve
83 Solo Kayak mens WhoDat! Richard Ameen
84 Voyageur mens Kisseynew - Dalutweh Denesuline Martin Bernardin, Michael Bernardin
Gordon Moise, Ken Wallis
Brent Clark, Ryan Martin
Chris Denechezhe, Paul Tssessaze
Team: 1 Northwestel High Speed
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Steve Mooney

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

Work hard, have fun

Team: 2 Canadian Rangers
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 55:03:20
26th Overall
12th Tandem Canoe
8th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
David Coupland

Age: 39   previous races: 2003

Sex: M

From: Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

Yukon River Quest 2003

Aims for this race

Be in Dawson in time for last call on July 1

Stephen Ambrose

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

several weeks of flatwater canoeing

Aims for this race

Be in Dawson in time for last call on July 1

Team: 3 The Ancient Brits
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 64:09:41
45th Overall
22nd Tandem Canoe
14th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Graham J. Sheward

Age: 67

Sex: M

From: Colchester, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Richard Clives

Age: 64

Sex: M

From: Kendal, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster 6x, 1st in age once, 2nd in age twice
World Quadathelon Championships 5x, 1st in age 4x, 2nd once
World Triathalon Championships 11x 1st in age 2x, 2nd in age 3x

Aims for this race

to finish in under 5 days

Reasons for entering this race

It has been a long dream to come to Canada

Team: 4 Systemsnet
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 71:16:09
54th Overall
11th Tandem Kayak
11th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Peter Sullivan

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: London, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster multiple times

Aims for this race

Middle of field completion

David Leslie

Age: 51

Sex: M

From: Great Totham, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

DW, triathalons, adventure racing

Aims for this race

Middle of the field

Team: 5 Canjo
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Steve Cannon

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: Des Moines, IA, United States

Biographical Information

3 years Adventure racing
2 ultra running events

Aims for this race

Top 10 kayak division

Team: 6 William Reitzer-Smith
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 56:35:30
31st Overall
6th Solo
6th Solo Kayak
5th Mens Solo Kayak


 
William Reitzer-Smith

Age: 46   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Addison, TX, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005
Colorado River 100
Mississippi "Phatwater Race"

Aims for this race

Finish! Within the top 24 kayaks

Team: 7 BUCKSHOT
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 64:31:46
47th Overall
24th Tandem Canoe
7th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Jim Buckingham

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: St John's, NL, Canada

Biographical Information

Canoed rivers in Newfoundland and the Atlantic Ocean

Aims for this race

Finish the race and spend some time with my daughter who has been away for the last year

Linz Buckingham

Age: 17

Sex: F

From: St John's, NL, Canada

Biographical Information

whitewater kayaking and canoeing on various Newfoundland rivers and canoeing on and the Atlantic Ocean

Aims for this race

finish the race and spend some time with my dad before he is too old to have fun

Team: 8 2 Solitudes
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Jean-Guy Sauriol

Age: 52   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005

Aims for this race

Finish the race regardless of the time it takes

Team: 9 Are We There Yet?
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 55:23:47
27th Overall
13th Tandem Canoe
9th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Jeremy Hongslo

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Wesilla, AK, United States

Biographical Information

2005 Yukon River Quest
Various Alaskan rivers - Birch, Nabesna, Tanana, Little Su, etc

Aims for this race

To have a great time and finish the race

Todd Ebert

Age: 37   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

2005 Yukon River Quest
Various Alaskan rivers - Birch, Nabesna, Tanana, Little Su, etc

Aims for this race

To really go for it

Reasons for entering this race

I love this race... I am officially addicted

Team: 10 Team WHOA
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womens Voyageur

Time: 65:14:27
49th Overall
5th Voyageur
3rd Womens Voyageur


 
Patricia Clune

Age: 49   previous races: 2003

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004 & 2005

Aims for this race

To finish happy and healthy with all team-mates intact. We are aiming to get to Klondike Kate's before last call on Saturday night!

Susan McDowell

Age: 51

Sex: F

From: Markham, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

As a rookie I want to finish and have fun

Glenna Fraumeni

Age: 21   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

River Quest 2005

Aims for this race

to stay dry through 5 Finger Rapids and enjoy the scenery on the river

Beth McIlroy

Age: 48

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

to stay awake in the early mornings and paddle forward with my paddle in the water

Robin McDowell

Age: 46

Sex: F

From: Geneva, IL, United States

Biographical Information

running

Aims for this race

to finish and have fun

Marie Dunn

Age: 50

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

trips in Algonquin Park

Aims for this race

to complete on time

Christine Lundvall

Age: 42

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

road and trail races only

Several multi-day canoe trips

Aims for this race

have fun and finish

Susan McVeigh

Age: 29   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005

Aims for this race

to thoroughly enjoy myself on the river and to keep my Gatoraid consumption at an acceptable level

Bernadette Nagle

Age: 54

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to be a participant in the 2006 Yukon River Quest and take the shortest route possible

Team: 11 Bones
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 76:51:19
55th= Overall
15th= Solo
15th= Solo Kayak
12th= Mens Solo Kayak


 
Dr. Michael Faughey-Scraggs

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: York, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Regularly paddle grade 4/5 rivers in the UK, Extensive paddling over the last 11 years in the French Alps
Previously cycled solo through the arctic circle in Europe

Aims for this race

To challenge myself and meet like-minded adventurous people and make friends

Team: 12 Mattson/ Lodge
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 55:40:20
28th Overall
14th Tandem Canoe
10th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Karl Mattson

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Rolla, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Over 10,000 Km of remote wilderness paddling on Northern Canada's rivers, lakes, and ocean

Aims for this race

to finish the race as fast as we can

Andrew Lodge

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Biographical Information

Over 10,000 Km of remote wilderness paddling on Northern Canada's rivers, lakes, and ocean

Aims for this race

to finish the race as fast as we can

Team: 13 Prairie Schooner II
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mens Tandem Canoe

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Dave McGee

Age: 52   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

2005 finisher YRQ

Aims for this race

to improve on our 2005 time, and be the first wood hull to Dawson

Scott McGee

Age: 20   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

2005 finisher YRQ

Aims for this race

to improve on our 2005 time, and be the first wood hull to Dawson

Team: 14 A Blonde Idea
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womens Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Lisa McGee

Age: 19

Sex: F

From: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Two years flatwater racing in Western Canada

Aims for this race

To win our class and stay within 10 miles of Dad and brother's team (Prairie Schooner II)

Karla McGee

Age: 23

Sex: F

From: , --

Biographical Information

was support crew for Prairie Schooner in 2005

paddled Snake River in Idaho and Washington, Old Man River Western Canada

Aims for this race

to finish and come in before the wooden Prairie Schooner II (Dad and brother)

Team: 15 Dave Treasure
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Dave Treasure

Age: 59   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Usk, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

2005 YRQ

Also spent winters mushing dogs in Yukon and Alaska

Aims for this race

To finish and feel good
Performed badly in 2005 - scratched in Carmacks - bad mistake!

Team: 16 Royal Marines 1
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:58:49
14th Overall
6th Tandem Canoe
4th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
David Hook

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Extensive wilderness experience as serving Royal Marine Commando

Aims for this race

to compete and finish in top 1/3

Matthew Skuse

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: London, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Have competed in various sea kayak sprint races in the UK but this would be the first race of this scale.

Royal Marine Mountain leader with a solid foundation of back country and wilderness experience including multiday kayaking and canoe touring in Scotland and USA

Aims for this race

to suffer in style

Team: 17 Lubbock Flower Power
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womens Solo Kayak

Time: 57:04:00
34th Overall
9th Solo
9th Solo Kayak
2nd Womens Solo Kayak


 
Ingrid Wilcox

Age: 58   previous races: 2000,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2000, 2002-2005

Assorted rivers in the Yukon, US, and South America

Aims for this race

to get to Dawson faster than in 2004 or 2005

Team: 18 Grandma Bun Bun
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womens Solo Kayak

Time: 63:28:09
43rd Overall
12th Solo
12th Solo Kayak
3rd Womens Solo Kayak


 
Linda Bourassa

Age: 53   previous races: 2001,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

5 YRQs (2 completed)

Aims for this race

Finish and better my time, have fun and enjoy the paddle and walk away injury free

Team: 21 Rocket Rob
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 58:48:03
37th Overall
10th Solo
10th Solo Kayak
8th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Rob Colliver

Age: 41

Sex: M

From: Hayling Island, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster
New York and London Marathons
various 24 hour races
been a modern pentathelete for 20 years

Aims for this race

To experience not being able to stand at the end of 450 miles - it was a unique experience after 125 miles

Team: 22 SE and NW
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 58:49:00
38th Overall
17th Tandem Canoe
11th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Dieter Brenner

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

~ 15,000km mostly as canoe guide

Aims for this race

to finish < 60 hours

Markus Weber

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Innsbruck, Austria | Österreich

Biographical Information

Tugela Challenge (South Africa)

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 23 15 x 0
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 58:34:36
36th Overall
16th Tandem Canoe
4th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Larry Seethaler

Age: 65   previous races: 1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Both Dyea to Dawsons and all YRQs

Aims for this race

Same as always: paddle well and finish in a respectable time

Brenda Forsythe

Age: 50   previous races: 2001,2002,2004

Sex: F

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

'98 Dyea to Dawsons and YRQs in 2000, 01, 04

Aims for this race

To enjoy the river, the people and life
To celebrate in Gertie's on Saturday

Team: 24 Water Wanderer
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 68:05:00
50th Overall
14th Solo
14th Solo Kayak
11th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Eric Koche

Age: 58

Sex: M

From: Atlanta, GA, United States

Biographical Information

2005 YRQ
1994 Finlandia Clean Water Challenge

Aims for this race

Share a smile and laugh at the finish line

Team: 25 Old Enuff to Know Better
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mens Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Doug Clark

Age: 54

Sex: M

From: Sherwood Park, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Adventure races,
2005 World Masters Games - marathon kayak (finished)

Aims for this race

to enjoy race and visit the Yukon

Mike S. Vandevelde

Age: 48

Sex: M

From: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled a number of rivers in the Algonquin Park area of Ontario

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 26 British Army Team A
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 46:01:28
5th Overall
2nd Tandem Kayak
2nd Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Matthew Bailey

Age:

Sex: M

From: Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to win the race

Shaun David Thrower

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Redhill, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

marathon and endurance kayak racing

Aims for this race

to win the race

Team: 27 British Army Team B
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 47:13:30
7th Overall
3rd Tandem Kayak
3rd Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Richie Astridge

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Salisbury, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

4 Devizes to Westminster canoe races
Lots of marathon kayak races

Aims for this race

1. to finish
2. to finish under 45 hours
3. to finish and be able to walk

John Catto

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: London, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

9 Devizes to Westmister races

Aims for this race

Finish respectably

Team: 28 British Army Team C
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 49:02:12
9th Overall
4th Tandem Kayak
4th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Peter Howson

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: Colerne, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster 2005 and 2006

Aims for this race

sub 45 hours

Matt Wakeling

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Waterside and Thames series
Devizes to Westminster 1005 and 2006

Aims for this race

Complete the race in under 45 hours

Team: 29 The Austrian
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 55:45:10
29th Overall
5th Solo
5th Solo Kayak
4th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Heinz Rodinger

Age: 65   previous races: 2001,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Gramastetten, Austria | Österreich

Biographical Information

YRQ 5 times
mutliple times: Arctic Canoe Race (Finland) and Devizes to Westmiinster Race (UK)

Aims for this race

to finish and have fin; better my last year's time

Team: 30 Team KayakForCare 2
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 40:37:05
1st Overall
1st Tandem Kayak
1st Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Brandon Nelson

Age: 34   previous races: 2002,2005

Sex: M

From: Bellingham, WA, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2002, 2005

Aims for this race

Prepare well, race smart, pack wisely, finish totally spent

David Kelly

Age: 41   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: San Rafael, CA, United States

Biographical Information

'04, '05 YRQ
~ 90 Adventure races

Aims for this race

Race fast, suffer well, laugh often

Team: 31 EMS
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 46:01:27
4th Overall
1st Tandem Canoe
1st Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Steve Landick

Age: 53   previous races: 2001,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Marquette, MI, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 1002, 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

Get to Dawson as quickly as I can

Gregg Nelson

Age:

Sex: M

From: , --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Team: 33 Keet
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 76:51:19
55th= Overall
15th= Solo
15th= Solo Kayak
12th= Mens Solo Kayak


 
Bill Winslow

Age: 39

Sex: M

From: Sitka, AK, United States

Biographical Information

First place in local sea kayak race - Sitka

Aims for this race

to have a great time.
to push myself hard and finish respectably

Team: 34 XL
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 44:56:34
3rd Overall
1st Solo
1st Solo Kayak
1st Mens Solo Kayak


 
Carter Johnson

Age: 30   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Sausalito, CA, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005

Aims for this race

Finish without blisters

Team: 35 Talus
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:48:48
13th Overall
5th Tandem Canoe
3rd Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Chris Wenger

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Kamloops, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

1st time YRQ
a few adventure races
Churchill/Stergion-weir River system (30 days)
Hanbury/Thelon Rivers (21 days);
Horton River and Arctic Coast (25 days)

Aims for this race

finish strong

Ferdi Wenger

Age: 71

Sex: M

From: Heffley Creek, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

1st YRQ
Marathon Canoe racing for 40 years

Churchill River
Hanbury/Thelon Rivers
Horton River and Arctic Coast

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 36 U.S. Coast Guard
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Jeff Jager

Age: 39   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Hammond, WI, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005
Paddle to the Headwaters 2005

Aims for this race

1. Finish
2. Saturday Dinner in Dawson

Team: 37 River Rats
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 70:43:34
53rd Overall
10th Tandem Kayak
10th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Yvan Nolet

Age: 46

Sex: M

From: Acton, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Done many canoe expeditions throughout Ontario and Quebec

Aims for this race

To finish the race

Patrick Grillo

Age: 42

Sex: M

From: Caledon, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish the race

Team: 38 Arconoe
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:18:56
12th Overall
4th Tandem Canoe
1st Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Pauline Frost

Age: 42   previous races: 1999

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Completed previous Yukon River Quest and
Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

To complete the race in a respectable time and to enjoy the beauty of the Yukon

Viki Cirkvencic

Age: 30

Sex: F

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

I have marathon canoe experience and I completed the Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest.

Aims for this race

I hope to experience and enjoy the Yukon and be a competitive team in this race.

Team: 39 Pipe It Up
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mens Voyageur

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Terry Ramin

Age: 47   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005
Great Canadian Canoe Race

Aims for this race

Set new voyageur record

Leah Anderson

Age: 34   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

3rd YRQ

Aims for this race

Set new voyageur record

Greg Tibbetts

Age: 58   previous races: 1999,2000,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

I've been in the race 6 times 1999 - 2005 in canoe, tandem kayak and solo kayak categories

Aims for this race

Complete the race in a voyageur canoe and have a great time with my teammates!

Jan Nyboer

Age: 63   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005 canoe
Ironman world championship - kona 1983, 2001, 2004
ultramarathons
Ultraman 1989 3rd place in masters

Aims for this race

team esprit de corp
team unity
team kick ass
team gives all for all

Robert Blain

Age: 46

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

First paddling race
Experienced triathelete, martial arts and fitness instructor

Aims for this race

to finish well and support my team as much as possible. Looking forward to the challenge

Thomas E. Wood

Age: 64

Sex: M

From: Hermon, ME, United States

Biographical Information

Moose River, Maine

Aims for this race

Finish well, earn a spot on "Pipe it up 2"
and have my wife Dottie as part of my support team... she can not make it this year

Dr. John Bradley

Age: 37

Sex: M

From: , --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Margaret Hood

Age: 34

Sex: F

From: Falkirk, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Sea kayaking 2-4 day expeditions

Aims for this race

Jean-Francois Latour

Age: 43   previous races: 2004

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRW 2004 4th place overall; 3rd canoe

Aims for this race

Find out what it is to be part of a voyageur canoe and hopefully set a new record in the process!

Ian Hourston

Age: 48

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

In the early eighties I did some slalom and downriver racing

Aims for this race

to train for 3 months so that the marathon is realistic not a "killer".

Team: 40 Canoe-Dog Lackies
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 51:52:22
19th Overall
8th Tandem Canoe
5th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Aaron Hachey

Age: 33

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Paddle hard, Finish Race, have fun

Gaetan Plourde

Age: 32

Sex: M

From: Kanata, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Short distance races only

Aims for this race

1) Finish
2) Compete
3) top tier

Team: 41 AMC
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womens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Denise (Anna Marie) Caposey

Age: 49

Sex: F

From: Skagway, AK, United States

Biographical Information

X-country ski racing

Aims for this race

To paddle the Yukon river before my 50th birthday in August 2006

Team: 42 Lloyds TSB Offshore
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 52:55:18
21st Overall
7th Tandem Kayak
7th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Robert Cassin

Age: 46

Sex: M

From: St Helier, Jersey

Biographical Information

Rowed in Atlantic Rowing Race coming 4th, held London - Paris rowing record in 2000
Oaddle sea kayaks between the channel islands for fun

Aims for this race

To make new friends, enjoy the race and challenge and maybe finish in the top half of the field

Dr. Carl Clinton

Age: 50

Sex: M

From: St Brelade, Jersey

Biographical Information

Atlantic Rowing race, London to Paris Rowing race, offshore kayaking

Aims for this race

to finish in the top half of the field

Team: 44 Team KayakForCare
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womens Solo Kayak

Time: 46:32:27
6th Overall
2nd Solo
2nd Solo Kayak
1st Womens Solo Kayak


 
Heather Nelson

Age: 34   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Bellingham, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Yukon River Quest 2005 (mixed tandem) and many other multi-day adventure races and kayak races

Aims for this race

race hard, suffer gracefully

Team: 45 Levisky / Hurry
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mens Tandem Canoe

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Dave Levisky

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Cochrane, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To personally challenge my mind and body

Chad Hurry

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Canmore, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to complete it ... Dawson or bust

Team: 46 Blazing Paddles III
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 64:29:11
46th Overall
23rd Tandem Canoe
15th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
John Little

Age: 47   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004,2005

Aims for this race

Better last year's time

David Little

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Red Dear, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish race

Team: 47 The Team Without a Clever Name
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 53:10:23
22nd Overall
9th Tandem Canoe
6th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Jeff Chantle

Age: 48

Sex: M

From: Nobel, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Some marathon racing in Ontario

Aims for this race

To finish in a respectable time. To see the Yukon and have the energy to enjoy the event!

Owan Chantler

Age: 17

Sex: M

From: Nobel, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Lots of marathon experience in Ontario. I was paddler of the year twice

Aims for this race

To finish in 60 hours or less. have a good time

Team: 48 The Young and the Restless
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 60:35:01
41st Overall
20th Tandem Canoe
6th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Tunde Fulop

Age: 40   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

2004 & 2005 YRQ finisher

Aims for this race

Finish within 60 hr, and keep up with my son

Tom Fulop

Age: 15

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish alive

Team: 49 Dimitri Kieffer
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 63:23:48
42nd Overall
11th Solo
11th Solo Kayak
9th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Dimitri Kieffer

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: Seattle, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Berg River Marathon (200km, South Africa)
Raid Goulaise, Viet Nam
Primal Quest 2003 Lake Taho
Primal Quest 2004 San Juan Islands

Aims for this race

Complete the entire course in the required time and hoefully not last...

Team: 51 V & E's Express
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:17:19
11th Overall
3rd Tandem Canoe
1st Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Veronica Wisniewski

Age: 46

Sex: F

From: Lynden, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Marathon Canoe racing since 1999 -- not that they'll seem like marathons after this race

Aims for this race

To finish with my marriage intact

Edoh Y. Amiran

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Lynden, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Marathon Canoe Races 1994 on
Texas Water Safari 2005

Aims for this race

Finish not to far behind "the pack"

Team: 52 Kelowna Kwest I
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mens Tandem Canoe

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Denny Parkhill

Age: 56

Sex: M

From: Kelona, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

no race experience.
Paddled the Yukon river from Carmacks to Dawson

Aims for this race

Finish ahead of Kelowna Kwest II

Jim Stephen

Age: 59

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Paddled the Yukon 6 times, Teslin, Stewart, Kusawa, Clear Water, Thompson, Nechako, ...

Aims for this race

To finish ahead of Kelowna II and enjoy the experience

Team: 53 Kelowna Kwest II
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 63:32:20
44th Overall
21st Tandem Canoe
13th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Dave Skoglund

Age: 61

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Not finish last

Cliff Moore

Age: 60

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Skito to Sea Race, Kelowna;
Summer regattas as a teenager

Aims for this race

To enjoy the challenge of the Yukon River Quest and complete the course in a respectable time

Team: 54 Adirondac Boyz
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mens Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
John Ders

Age: 56   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: South Otselic, NY, United States

Biographical Information

2005 YRQ
Adirondack Canoe Classic, Blackburn Challenge, Jay Challenge
9 years Adventure river racing

Aims for this race

Better my time, finish in hetter shape

Richard Waters

Age: 53

Sex: M

From: Whitesboro, NY, United States

Biographical Information

11 years Adirondack Marathon racing

Aims for this race

finish the race

Team: 55 Century Plus
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 59:43:28
39th Overall
18th Tandem Canoe
12th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Richard L. Scott

Age: 58

Sex: M

From: Olean, NY, United States

Biographical Information

'04 YRQ

Aims for this race

finish

Mike Meyers

Age: 48

Sex: M

From: Olean, NY, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004

Aims for this race

to see the finish line from the river

Team: 56 Kats & Dawgs
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 59:49:52
40th Overall
19th Tandem Canoe
5th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Katherine Patterson

Age: 40

Sex: F

From: Regina, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

Finish with my dignity intact

Joe O'Blenis

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years marathin canoe racing
24 hour world record attempt 2003
Solo cross Canada caone trip (29 days of paddling)

Aims for this race

A cold beer after a ...uhhh... "fun little paddle" down the river

Team: 57 Let It Ride
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mens Solo Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Mitch Nessan

Age: 39

Sex: M

From: Spokane, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Survive
finish
not come in last

Team: 59 Wahine Ice
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 51:45:02
18th Overall
7th Tandem Canoe
2nd Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Laurel Archer

Age: 42

Sex: F

From: Comox, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

CORA outrigger racing
1997 marathon canoe nationals
Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Classic

Aims for this race

to finish in the money

Michele Genge

Age: 42

Sex: F

From: Courtenay, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Outrigger Racing
Catalina Crossing
Howe Sound
Gorge

Aims for this race

Enjoy the big skies and fast water; survive the massive headwinds

Team: 60 Avon Xpeditionary Force
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 70:36:43
52nd Overall
9th Tandem Kayak
9th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Adam Clarke

Age: 27

Sex: M

From: Stratford, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

no race experience
Lots of weir riding and sea kayaking on cornwall surf

Aims for this race

to finish ahead of the red lantern

David Hales

Age: 23

Sex: M

From: Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish in legal time

Team: 61 False Creek Women
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womens Voyageur

Time: 50:59:13
17th Overall
2nd Voyageur
1st Womens Voyageur


 
Diane Shepherd

Age: 53

Sex: F

From: Richmond, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Dragonboat & outrigger canoe races throughout the world

Aims for this race

Have a great experience with an increadible group of women

Marina McCready

Age: 51

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

13 years paddling in international outrigger canoe and dragon boat races

Aims for this race

To finish and have a great adventure with a wonderful group of paddling friends

Andrea Dillon

Age: 55

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

20 years of Marathon-outrigger and international dragonboat racing.

Wilderness guide in the 70`s and 80`s in Northern Ontario & Quebec - Assistant Guide on the Big Salmon

Aims for this race

To finish - happy and still walking

Kendall Macmillan

Age: 60

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Lots of international outrigger canoe and dragon boat races

Aims for this race

Have fun and finish

Judy Shandler

Age: 50

Sex: F

From: , --

Biographical Information

Various world dragon boat and outrigger races

Aims for this race

Finish and fun

Joanne Aitken

Age: 50

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Ironman Triathalon, Subaru Adventure Race, OC6 World Sprints, Dragon Boat Worlds

Aims for this race

finish

Barbara Willson

Age: 44

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Lots of Marathon and outrigger canoe racing including the Molokai channel crossing

Aims for this race

to have a safe and wonderful experience

Heather Taylor

Age: 48

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Shawinigan 1985
Previous marathon canoe races

Aims for this race

1 finish
2 finish 1st in category

Daphne Brockington

Age: 52

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

"Storm the Shore"
"Snow to Surf"
Half Marathons
Molokai to Oahu Outrigger Race

Aims for this race

to finish and enjoy the scenery and fellow paddlers

Pauline Adams

Age: 45

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Outrigger and Dragonboat Racing

Aims for this race

To still be friends at the end

Team: 63 Down Under One
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 47:21:19
8th Overall
3rd Solo
3rd Solo Kayak
2nd Mens Solo Kayak


 
Tom Simmat

Age: 58   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Belrose, NSW, Australia

Biographical Information

Yukon 2005

Aims for this race

This time take time to look at beautiful Canadian wilderness

Team: 64 Twin Otters - Paddles Apart
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Nicole Pintkowsky

Age: 38   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005 mixed tandem kayak

Aims for this race

1. to make it to Carmacks
2. to make it to Dawson
3. To savour my last pepperoni stick as I drift into Dawson
4. to beat last year's time

Jack Simpson

Age: 41   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Yellowknofe, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

2004 solo kayak YRQ
2005 mixed tandem kayak YRQ

Aims for this race

To equal my wife's and my mixed tandem time of 2005

Team: 65 Skagway Sackbutz
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mens Tandem Canoe

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
John D. O'Daniel

Age: 54   previous races: 2003

Sex: M

From: Skagway, AK, United States

Biographical Information

2002, 2003, 2004 River Quests
Big Salmon River 2001, Upper Yukon River 2002, Teslin River 2004, Nisutlin River 2005

Aims for this race

To beat my bow paddler to Dawson

Jason M. O'Daniel

Age: 19

Sex: M

From: Skagway, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Paddled Whitehorse to Carmacks 2003, Teslin River 2004, Nisutlin River 2005

Aims for this race

Just to finish

Team: 67 An Oldie and a Goodie II
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 50:54:31
16th Overall
5th Tandem Kayak
5th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Jim Jager

Age: 46   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to paddle fast

Jacques Boutet

Age: 50   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Team: 68 Canu - 2
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 56:32:33
30th Overall
15th Tandem Canoe
3rd Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Jim Boyde

Age: 63   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

River Quest '05

Paddled Snake, Bonnet Plume, Rat, Wind, Tatonduc

Aims for this race

Perhaps a better, more enjoyable time than last year

Pam Boyde

Age: 58   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005, Similkameen River Race

Aims for this race

Better last year's time

Team: 70 The River Bandits
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 55:02:35
25th Overall
11th Tandem Canoe
7th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Tony Arcand

Age: 32   previous races: 1999,2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

All Yukon River Quests and one Dyea to Dawson

Aims for this race

Better our time from last year

Kevin J. Mellis

Age: 32

Sex: M

From: , --

Biographical Information

2003, 2004, 2005 YRQ
and 20 years race experience

Aims for this race

to finish the race before last call on Saturday night

Team: 71 Paddlers Abreast
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womens Voyageur

Time: 57:26:00
35th Overall
4th Voyageur
2nd Womens Voyageur


 
Linda Rapp

Age: 50   previous races: 2002,2003,2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Yukon River Quest 2001 was the first race for Paddlers Abreast, who are a group of Yukon women living with breast cancer. The original team learned about breast cancer survivor's dragon boat teams across Canada and wanted to challenge themselves similarly. Every year since 2001 Paddlers Abreast has fielded a team comprised of both new and experienced paddlers and completed in the race.
Yukon River Quest participation - 5 Years

many years of recreational canoe and raft trips

Aims for this race

to be a positive role model for breast cancer survivors and a strong, prepared, team member

Claire Desmarais

Age: 57   previous races: 2003,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2991, 2003, 2005
Battle River Canoe Race (Saskatchewan) 1980s

Aims for this race

Have all the team members finish healthy and happy

Dawn Fralick

Age: 55   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Yukon River Quest 2002, 02, 03, 04, 05

Aims for this race

improve last year's time

Cindy Gilday

Age: 51   previous races: 2001,2002,2004

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

3 years River Quest

Aims for this race

Karen Lampi

Age: 47

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To be part of a wonderful team for many reasons - courage and awareness being a couple

Helena MacVane

Age: 46

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Lynn Rice-Rideout

Age: 34   previous races: 2003,2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

this will be my 4th year participating in the Yukon River Quest

Aims for this race

Elizabeth Bosely

Age: 42   previous races: 2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Team: 72 Lone Star Paddlers
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Richard Steppe

Age: 48   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Irving, TX, United States

Biographical Information

2005 - mixed canoe winner
Texas Water Safari - 11 times
La Ruta Maya - Belize

Aims for this race

Enjoy it and kick some ass!

Erin MaGee

Age: 43

Sex: F

From: Martindale, TX, United States

Biographical Information

Texas Water Safari - 8 finishes, 7 wins
marathons, Triathalons

Aims for this race

Enjoy it and take some names!

Team: 73 Under the Spell
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 53:12:00
23rd Overall
10th Tandem Canoe
2nd Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Geoffrey Wade

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Mission, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Years of Northern tripping, eg Anderson (NWT), Nahanni (NWT), Yukon from Whitehorse to Dawson

Aims for this race

Have fun, not finish last

Sandra Wade

Age:

Sex: F

From: Mission, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To finish with enough strength to do a "happy dance" with my kids at the finish line!

Team: 74 Nightcrawlers
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 68:22:30
51st Overall
8th Tandem Kayak
8th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Frank Cahill

Age: 55   previous races: 2005

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ finisher 2005

Aims for this race

improve time by 12 hours

Thomas Slagle

Age: 51

Sex: M

From: Juneau, AK, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ finisher 2005

Aims for this race

drop 10 hours from last year's time

Team: 75 Fast Attack
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mens Tandem Canoe

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
Gary L. Ulrich

Age: 55

Sex: M

From: Dallas, TX, United States

Biographical Information

paddled Buffalo River, AK
Boundary Waters, St John River, MA,
Colorado River

Aims for this race

to Participate is exciting, to finish would be great; to be in the top ten would be awesome

Stephen Karl Ulrich

Age: 22

Sex: M

From: Dallas, TX, United States

Biographical Information

Buffalo River, St John, Boundary Waters

Aims for this race

Bring Dad home safe

Team: 76 Burning Daylight
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 50:44:25
15th Overall
4th Solo
4th Solo Kayak
3rd Mens Solo Kayak


 
Jeffrey Bannish

Age: 44   previous races: 2004

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

top ten

Team: 77 Scarlet Fever
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mens Voyageur

Time: 53:17:36
24th Overall
3rd Voyageur
2nd Mens Voyageur


 
John Grant

Age: 57   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

completed the Quest the past 2 years

extensive wilderness experience - 26 years

Aims for this race

Finish in a competitive time and attempt to stay dry

Jenny Cairns

Age:

Sex: F

From: , --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Rick Aird

Age: 42   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Mick Cashen

Age: 50

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish

Karen Olito

Age: 46   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

to set a new record

Tony Park

Age: 42   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Prince George, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005

Aims for this race

Finish the race and improve on last year's time

Guy Rook

Age: 37   previous races: 2004

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

my second YRQ

Aims for this race

Paddle with a big smile

Jeff Monkman

Age: 31   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

2 previous River Quests,
Yukon Adventure Race
Oxford House York Boat Race

Aims for this race

To finish healthy and strong

Lindsay Blair

Age: 26

Sex:

From: , --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Lenf a strong hand to my team

Team: 78 Michael Hayes
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 64:35:40
48th Overall
13th Solo
13th Solo Kayak
10th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Michael Hayes

Age: 41

Sex: M

From: West Bloomfield, MI, United States

Biographical Information

kayaking in Michigan rivers, Atlantic, Lake Erie, Michigan, Superior, Pacific

Aims for this race

Finish with a respectable time; enjoy the experience

Team: 79 Team Extreme Aloha Maui
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mens Tandem Kayak

Never 100.0km from Nowhere 0, 0; status:NO CONTACT


 
John Welch

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Lahaina, HI, United States

Biographical Information

Outrigger and sea-kayaking in hawaii

Aims for this race

to win

Jamie Mihlbauer

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Lahaina, HI, United States

Biographical Information

extensive 6-man, tandem, and solo outrigger canoe paddling throughout Hawaii.
Several 1st place finishes including outrigger canoe 2-man World Champion

Aims for this race

To be in first place most of the way so I have a chance of seeing some wildlife

Team: 80 Royal Marines 2
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 52:44:08
20th Overall
6th Tandem Kayak
6th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Dave Ethell

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Caversham, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster a few times

Aims for this race

to complete

Tom Tarnowski

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Exmouth, Devon, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster 9 times

Aims for this race

to complete

Team: 81 Salty Frog
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 56:37:30
32nd Overall
7th Solo
7th Solo Kayak
6th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Marty Sullivan

Age: 59

Sex: M

From: Winter Park, FL, United States

Biographical Information

2003, 2005, 2006 Everglades Challenge, 2003 Cross Florida, Michigan Challenge

Aims for this race

70 hours

Team: 82 Opimiskaw
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:02:42
10th Overall
2nd Tandem Canoe
2nd Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Andy Sewap

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

no YRQs, lots of other races throughout Western Canada

Aims for this race

To win in the tandem canoe.
A friend said I was washed up, I'm here to prove him wrong

Dennis Fosseneuve

Age: 99

Sex: M

From: Cumberland House, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

New to the Yukon, but been on races on Sask, Man, Mich

Aims for this race

To be as good or better in the tandem canoe event, and be part of the adventure

Team: 83 WhoDat!
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 56:48:15
33rd Overall
8th Solo
8th Solo Kayak
7th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Richard Ameen

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Cypress, TX, United States

Biographical Information

2x Texas Water Safari, 2x Colorado River 100, 4x Marathons, one half ironman

Aims for this race

survive
finish
WIN

Team: 84 Kisseynew - Dalutweh Denesuline
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mens Voyageur

Time: 42:56:13
2nd Overall
1st Voyageur
1st Mens Voyageur


 
Martin Bernardin

Age: 33

Sex: M

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

finish

Michael Bernardin

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

Finish in good standing, 1st Voyageur

Gordon Moise

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

finish

Ken Wallis

Age: 53

Sex: M

From: D'Arcy, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

Brent Clark

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

to win

Ryan Martin

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Adventure and experience

Chris Denechezhe

Age: 21

Sex: M

From: Lac Brochet, MB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Finish

Paul Tssessaze

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Lac Brochet, MB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to have fun