Racer Bios for 2008 Yukon River Quest Entrants

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Team Class Category Team name Members
Team Class Category Team name Members
1 Voyageur mens Texans Richard Ameen, John Qualls
Liam Price, W. Grady Hicks
Jerry Cochran, Pete Binion
John M. Hoffart, Wade Binion
2 Solo Kayak mens Time to Go David Hutchison
3 Voyageur mens Adirondack Voyageurs Kerry Newell, Celia A. Evans
Paul Repak, John Ders
Phillip Bridgman, Mike Trump
4 Solo Kayak mens John Davina John Davina
5 Tandem Kayak mens The Blues Brothers Kurt W. Hanneman, Brent Hughes
6 Solo Kayak mens 1234 Jean-Guy Sauriol
7 Solo Kayak mens The Austrian Heinz Rodinger
8 Solo Canoe mens Superoxide Peter Coates
9 Solo Kayak mens Ripple Effect Kevin Bowlin
11 Solo Kayak mens Bones Michael Faughey-Scraggs
12 Solo Kayak mens Gummy Bears Can't Swim! Kieran O'Kane
13 Tandem Canoe mens Big Guy and The Kid Chris Olive, Ian Mockett
14 Solo Kayak mens Umingmaq Ken Brunton
15 Voyageur mens Kisseynew Martin Bernardin, Tony Bond
David Dahl, Dennis Fosseneuve
Tim Hodgson, Paul Pageau
16 Solo Canoe mens Alberta Beef Kevin Mellis
17 Solo Kayak mens Chasing Daylight Brad Pennington
18 Tandem Canoe mixed 15 x 0 Larry Seethaler, Brenda Forsythe
19 Tandem Canoe mens Team Sloths Christopher Alekandrou, Gordon Kirkby
20 Tandem Kayak mens RBSI Make It Happen Robert Cassin, Carl Clinton
21 Solo Kayak mens All The Way Darren Crocker
22 Solo Kayak mens Kerry Blandin Kerry Blandin
23 Solo Kayak mens Enerconnex Stephen Mooney
24 Tandem Kayak mens Death Wish 1 Pieter Mey, Jean Van Eeden
25 Tandem Kayak mens Verzuipte-Schuit Kalkman Arie, Dean Falkenberg
26 Tandem Kayak mens Moertoe P.J. Jansen Van Rensburg, Pieter De Bruyn
27 Tandem Canoe mens Foolish and Feeble Dan Cantrell, Bob McBeath
29 Voyageur mixed Are We There Yet? Mia Lee, Mike Sereny
Michelle Davids, Kyle Appleby
Risa Handler, John St. Louis
Jeff Weiss, Alison Morham
Fred Chin Sang
30 Tandem Canoe mixed Two Continents Ingabritt Scholven, Daniel Gotze
31 Solo Kayak womens Ingrid Wilcox Ingrid Wilcox
33 Voyageur womens Paddlers Abreast Linda Rapp, Cindy Gilday
Maralyn Rogers, Faye Swerhun
Asa Berg, Karin Stephens
Claire Desmarais, Lynn Rice-Rideout
Dawn Fralick
34 Solo Kayak mens Latvian Andris Stavro
35 Tandem Canoe mixed Kiwi Eh Barry Leslie, Helen Currey
37 Solo Canoe mens Team Bumbazer Joe Evans
38 Voyageur mixed Pipe It Up Terry Ramin, Leah Anderson
Robin Roots, Rick Eisele
Judson Rowse, Andre J. Vandermeer
Dianne Villeseche, Matt Landry
39 Tandem Canoe mixed 740 Under 50 Jim Boyde, Pam Boyde
40 Solo Kayak mens Fram Denis Larsen
41 Solo Kayak womens Susan Dunsmore Susan Dunsmore
42 Tandem Kayak mens Kutsua Lyndon Anderson, Simon Knapper
43 Solo Kayak mens Upright Wallace Woodbury
44 Tandem Kayak mixed Lesley Ferguson Lesley Ferguson, Jim Garnett
46 Voyageur womens Messengers of Hope Darlene Prager, Louise Moreau
Laura Connolly, Alexis O'Connor
Laurie Brine, Sue McCullough
Sonya Kramberger, Eleanor Nielsen
Loraine K. Warnock, Carol Todd-Skuce
47 Tandem Canoe mixed North By Northwest Paul Shakespeare, Joanna Hoad
48 Voyageur mixed Peter Pond Paddlers Darlene Petit, Jeff Montour
Mervin Petit, Linda Pedersen
Dianne Richards, Aaron J. Chartier
49 Tandem Canoe mens Blazing Paddles V John Little, Clint Sykes
50 Tandem Canoe womens Fight Club Cricket Butler, Christina Clarke
51 Tandem Canoe mens U308 Norbert Wolverine, Lionel Campbell
52 Tandem Kayak mens Kayak4all - 1 Ido Merfeld, Itzik Gabbay
54 Tandem Canoe mens Latvian Canoe Jurijs Seleznous, Jevgenijs Blazevics
55 Voyageur mixed Team WHOA Patricia Clune, Shelley Gellatly
Marie Dunn, Peggy Hornell
Sarah Durroch, Susan McVeigh
Elizabeth McIlroy, Susan McDowell
Janice Partington
56 Tandem Canoe mens Flying Phoenix Denny Parkhill, Jim Stephen
58 Tandem Canoe mens Bear Bait James Unsworth, Simon Perks
59 Voyageur mens Hatchet Lake Bart Tsannie, Jamie Tsannie
Nap Kkaikka, Ernest Joseyounen
Andy St. Pierre, Christopher Denechezhe
Charlie Tssessaze, Gordon Moise
60 Tandem Kayak womens The Incredigirls Lisa McGee, Kim Petherick
61 Tandem Canoe womens Yakumama Joanie Pelletier, Kari Johnston
62 Tandem Canoe mens The Bros Rick Soparlo, Kevin Breker
63 Tandem Canoe mens Big Mistake John Hutchison, John T. Lovett
64 Tandem Canoe mens The Looseheads Edmund Morris, Gary Hall
65 Tandem Kayak mens Checkpoint Zero Paul Cox, Allen McAdams
66 Tandem Canoe mens Two Wild and Crazy Guys Jeff Handler, Aaron Zon
67 Tandem Canoe mens Moose and Jim Steve Wallick, Jim Bates
68 Voyageur mens Badger Bears Paul McCarthy, James Irving
Charlotte Healy, Stephen Connor
Mark Hart, Simon Blackler
Thomas Irving
69 Tandem Canoe womens Yukon Water Women II Elizabeth Bosely, Pat McKenna
70 Tandem Canoe mixed Boswell Bateau Rosemary Plaskett, Bill Stewart
71 Tandem Canoe mixed Goldrush Paddle Handlers Pauline Frost, Derek Crook
72 Voyageur mens Yahoos Down the Yukon Terry Wescott, Sandra Mitchell
Bob Miller, Bill Deighan
Bob Dean, Robert E. Mitchell Jr.
Anita Allen
73 Tandem Kayak womens Dangerous Turtles Louise Hamlin, Synthia Auligne
74 Tandem Kayak mens Plan B Jordan Nash, Michael Myles
75 Tandem Kayak mens Crapaud Kayakers John Richardson, David Priddis
76 Tandem Kayak mixed Fisherman's Friend Briana Wood, Benoit Bernard
77 Solo Kayak mens Nor Cal River Rat Adam Redmayne-Titley
78 Tandem Kayak mixed All in One Peter Mygil, Vibe Sandberg
79 Voyageur mens Kookas Kanoott I Dave Sevdy, Eric A. Nelson
Rolf Nelson, Robert Funk
Mike Hardy, Molly Dischner
80 Tandem Kayak mens On a Paddle and a Prayer Steven Covey, Paul Geoffrion
81 Voyageur mixed Deisleen Shaawat Minnie Clark, Juanita Kremer
Jody Sydney, Lorraine Wolfe
Lisa Dewhurst, Karen Olito
Lori Joe, Carlene Hycha
82 Tandem Kayak mens ASAP Jan Nyboer, Greg Tibbetts
83 Voyageur mixed Ninjas...We're Everywhere Julie Gabert, Michele Enright
Mark Cookson, Tyler Dinsdale
Philippe Mouchet, Maya Chang
Jerrit Dupilka
84 Tandem Canoe mens Wuujo Tytus Hardy, Brian Jungen
86 Tandem Kayak mixed Sea Joiners Ugis Gutmanis, Ilze Plakane
87 Tandem Canoe womens The Lady Bums Meghann-Leigh Willard, Laura Sly
88 Tandem Canoe mixed Combined Hemispheres Bodo Lenitschek, Jane Vincent
89 Tandem Canoe mixed That's What I'm Talking About Gloria Wesley, Gary Aprea
90 Tandem Kayak mens Lolidippers Bryan Nash, Aaron James O'Donnell
91 Tandem Kayak mens Assitport.com Mark Dickson, Brandon Collyer
92 Tandem Canoe mixed River Bandits Tony Arcand, Terri Cairns
94 Solo Kayak mens Johnny Oneriver John Blyth
95 Tandem Canoe mens French Canoection Mathieu Genon, Jean-Francois Latour
96 Solo Kayak mens Chena-Fly Rick Hoegberg
97 Tandem Kayak mens The Haggard Desert Nomads Joshua Shockley, Druce Finlay
98 Tandem Canoe womens Like a Fox Carrie McClelland, Hayley McClelland
Team: 1 Texans
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mens Voyageur

Time: 40:05:00
2nd Overall
2nd Voyageur
2nd Mens Voyageur


 
Richard Ameen

Age: 46   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Cypress, TX, United States

Biographical Information

Texas Water Safari, YRQ

Aims for this race

Have fun again, Finish

John Qualls

Age: 53   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Magnolia, TX, United States

Biographical Information

1 - YRQ, 5 - TWS

Aims for this race

Finish and enjoy the race

Liam Price

Age: 37   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Redmond, WA, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Other marathon events in WA, OR, TX

Aims for this race

Enjoy

W. Grady Hicks

Age: 57

Sex: M

From: Jacinto City, TX, United States

Biographical Information

20 Texas Water Safaris and numerous other races
4 trips through the canyons of the Rio Grande river in the desert

Aims for this race

To finish and paddle on a great northern river

Jerry Cochran

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: Prairie Lea, TX, United States

Biographical Information

TWS

Aims for this race

Finish and enjoy the race

Pete Binion

Age: 58   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: College Station, TX, United States

Biographical Information

2007 Yukon River Quest
TWS

Aims for this race

Safely complete race / enjoy the experience
Win class

John M. Hoffart

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Magnolia, TX, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ, Texas Water Safari

Aims for this race

Finish and enjoy race

Wade Binion

Age: 29   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: College Station, TX, United States

Biographical Information

TWS, Ausable, Belize, YRQ

Aims for this race

Finish, have fun

Team: 2 Time to Go
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 47:25:00
12th Overall
3rd Solo
3rd Solo Kayak
3rd Mens Solo Kayak


 
David Hutchison

Age: 47

Sex: M

From: Gallatin Gateway, MN, United States

Biographical Information

I have been kayaking continuously for 40 years.
Many raft trips, seq kayaking trips

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 3 Adirondack Voyageurs
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mens Voyageur

Time: 45:03:00
6th Overall
4th Voyageur
4th Mens Voyageur


 
Kerry Newell

Age: 61   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Heuvelton, NY, United States

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ
1990 - 2007 Adirondack Canoe Clasic
6 Years General Clinton

Aims for this race

to Finish with the whole crew alive, smiling, and ready to start the Dawson City party for the rest of the participants

Celia A. Evans

Age: 46

Sex: F

From: Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Biographical Information

I am an experienced paddler, hiker, skier. I have no formal experience on wild rivers

Aims for this race

Safety, fun, personal growth.
Winning :-)

Paul Repak

Age: 57

Sex: M

From: Boonville, NY, United States

Biographical Information

8 year veteran paddler in the Adirondack 90-miler Classic, plus 2 years staff support in the 90-miler. Other Adirondack cane race participation.
New York licenced outdoor guide (17 years); 18 years National Camping School Staff as Wilderness Trek Leader/Guide Instructor for canoeing, backpacking, backcountry navigation; Solo 185 mile bushwack/paddle trek across the Adirondacks

Aims for this race

Train to participate with my team to win, enjoy the spectacular experience, and not forget to appreciate and thank my support crew.

John Ders

Age: 58   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: South Otselk, NY, United States

Biographical Information

Florida Everglades, Algonquin Park, Maine, Yellowstone

Aims for this race

To have fun, work as a team, and not get into a 3 hour sprint going into Carmacks with another voyageur

Phillip Bridgman

Age: 53   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Hannawa Falls, NY, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007 voyageur
Adirondack Canoe Classic
Whitewater canoe and kayak on Hudson and Rouge Rivers, Canoe company on Baquette River

Aims for this race

To finish faster than last year and still enjoy the trip scenery; make new friends; fill my Gatorade bottle to the top

Mike Trump

Age: 25

Sex: M

From: York, PA, United States

Biographical Information

Trough paddled the Connecticut River.
Ogoee River guide

Aims for this race

Paddle with speed and grace.
Win

Team: 4 John Davina
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 54:02:00
33rd Overall
8th Solo
6th Solo Kayak
6th Mens Solo Kayak


 
John Davina

Age: 58

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

World Masters XC ski racing, ironman, pentathlon, solo Ski-Sea
Many trekking, camping trips; canoe and kayak trips

Aims for this race

Enjoy the paddle and finish in the top 10 in the kayak class

Team: 5 The Blues Brothers
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 62:16:00
60th Overall
16th Tandem Kayak
11th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Kurt W. Hanneman

Age: 54

Sex: M

From: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

none / camping, day kayak trips

Aims for this race

To do the best we can, laugh, and have fun on a great adventure

Brent Hughes

Age: 24

Sex: M

From: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

recreational day trips, no marathon race experience

Aims for this race

To do the best we can, laugh, and have fun on a great adventure

Team: 6 1234
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 68:40:00
69th Overall
16th Solo
14th Solo Kayak
12th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Jean-Guy Sauriol

Age: 54   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

3 YRQs
Recreational canoe camping in Ontario
Extensive kayak training in various conditions on Lake Ontario

Aims for this race

Continue to make friends in the Yukon
Enjoy the river
Finish in Dawson

Team: 7 The Austrian
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 54:18:00
35th Overall
9th Solo
7th Solo Kayak
7th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Heinz Rodinger

Age:   previous races: 2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: , --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Team: 8 Superoxide
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mens Solo Canoe

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


 
Peter Coates

Age: 53   previous races: 2001,2002,2004

Sex: U

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Yukon, Pelly, etc

Aims for this race

Beat Bumbazer
"Superoxide" - toxic free radical possibly associated with aging

Team: 9 Ripple Effect
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
Kevin Bowlin

Age: 49

Sex: M

From: , CA, United States

Biographical Information

Have competed in numerous adventure races throughout southwestern US
Paddled Flathead River, Montana; Colorado River in Nevada, Arizona, California

Aims for this race

Add another chapter to my quest for adventure,
Finish with a smile on my face

Team: 11 Bones
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 62:11:00
59th Overall
14th Solo
12th Solo Kayak
11th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Michael Faughey-Scraggs

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: North Newbacd, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

Regularly paddle grade 4 and 5 rivers
15 years experience of Alpine rivers

Aims for this race

To finish safely in one piece and in better position than 2006

Team: 12 Gummy Bears Can't Swim!
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
Kieran O'Kane

Age: 31   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Leigh, Surrey, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

UK sea kayak expeditions

Aims for this race

Improve on my last time and remember to drink

Team: 13 Big Guy and The Kid
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 54:04:00
34th Overall
8th Tandem Canoe
4th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Chris Olive

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: Kanata, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Dragon boat racing
Paddled Carmacks to Dawson '04/'06
Algonquin Park top to bottom six times

Aims for this race

Finish four feet ahead of Ian

Ian Mockett

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Kanata, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

traveled from carmacks to Dawson in 2004 and 2006

Aims for this race

top ten of our division

Team: 14 Umingmaq
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
Ken Brunton

Age: 67   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Morgan hill, CA, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
shorter racers for 20+ years
paddled Yukon, Tholon, Copper, ...

Aims for this race

Learn more, laugh more, paddle better

Team: 15 Kisseynew
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mens Voyageur

Time: 39:32:00
1st Overall
1st Voyageur
1st Mens Voyageur


 
Martin Bernardin

Age: 35   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2005, 2006
paddled turtle River MB

Aims for this race

Better Done

Tony Bond

Age: 55

Sex: M

From: Echuca, VIC, Australia

Biographical Information

Murray River marathon, Hawksberry River Marathon (17 times), South Australian Murray

Aims for this race

Have a go

David Dahl

Age: 59

Sex: M

From: Maple Grove, MN, United States

Biographical Information

Colorado 100 (04, 06, 07)
Ausable (04, 05, 06)
Clinton (06)
Missouri 340 (07)

Aims for this race

Finish, make friends, Have a hoot, and go fast

Dennis Fosseneuve

Age: 40   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Prince Albert, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

16 year's race experience, YRQ twice
paddled most Sask rivers in the north and Manitoba and Michigan

Aims for this race

Grind it all the way to the finish, so I can call last call at Dawson, but in first place

Tim Hodgson

Age: 40   previous races: 2002,2003,2004,2005,2007

Sex: M

From: whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

A couple of YRQs, 3 finishes.
Paddled many Yukon Rivers

Aims for this race

Finish

Paul Pageau

Age: 36   previous races: 2002,2003

Sex: M

From: toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

completed YRQ 2002, 2003

Aims for this race

Finish business

Team: 16 Alberta Beef
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mens Solo Canoe

Time: 53:03:00
26th Overall
6th Solo
1st Solo Canoe


 
Kevin Mellis

Age: 34   previous races: 2003,2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Calgary, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2003 - 2007

Aims for this race

to come in under 50 hours

Team: 17 Chasing Daylight
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 44:14:00
5th Overall
1st Solo
1st Solo Kayak
1st Mens Solo Kayak


 
Brad Pennington

Age: 41   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Houston, TX, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Paddled in Vietnam, Borneo, Norway, France, etc

Aims for this race

To bleed less than last year

Team: 18 15 x 0
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 58:06:00
47th Overall
13th Tandem Canoe
4th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Larry Seethaler

Age: 65   previous races: 1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007

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: 2001,2002,2004,2006

Sex: F

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

'98 Dyea to Dawsons and YRQs in 2000, 01, 03, 05

Aims for this race

Team: 19 Team Sloths
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 56:57:00
41st Overall
11th Tandem Canoe
6th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Christopher Alekandrou

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Kensington, NSW, Australia

Biographical Information

5 Hawksbury Classics
Australian National Dragon Boat Head coach

Aims for this race

Finish in good shape
Finish in less than 60 hours

Gordon Kirkby

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Rozelle, NSW, Australia

Biographical Information

Hawksbury Classic

paddled yukon river Whitehorse to Dawson '04
Kangaroo river several times

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 20 RBSI Make It Happen
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 47:07:00
9th Overall
1st Tandem Kayak
1st Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Robert Cassin

Age: 48   previous races: 2006

Sex: M

From: St. Helier, Jersey, Jersey

Biographical Information

rowed Atlantic 1997
rowed London to Paris 2000
YRQ 2006 finisher

Aims for this race

To finish - to meet old and new friends

Carl Clinton

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: St. Brelade, Jersey, Jersey

Biographical Information

rowed Atlantic 1997
rowed London to Paris 2000
YRQ 2006 finisher

Aims for this race

To finish - to meet old and new friends

Team: 21 All The Way
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
Darren Crocker

Age: 38   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ and some local races
Many kayak camping trips on the Yukon, Athabaska and in Chile plus many survival courses

Aims for this race

Learnt a lot last year. Hope to improve my time by at least 4 hours

Team: 22 Kerry Blandin
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 60:42:00
53rd Overall
12th Solo
10th Solo Kayak
9th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Kerry Blandin

Age: 58

Sex: M

From: St. Clements, Jersey, Jersey

Biographical Information

Sea kayaking

Aims for this race

To finish

Team: 23 Enerconnex
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 45:28:00
7th Overall
2nd Solo
2nd Solo Kayak
2nd Mens Solo Kayak


 
Stephen Mooney

Age: 44   previous races: 2004,2005

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Team: 24 Death Wish 1
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 60:46:00
55th Overall
15th Tandem Kayak
10th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Pieter Mey

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Ft. St. John, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

no racing experience, but recreational trips on various rivers in Africa: Orange, Okanawgo, Zambezi.

Aims for this race

To finish

Jean Van Eeden

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Ft. St. John, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Bowran Lake circuit, river camping trips, multiple hiking trails

Aims for this race

To finish and have fun despite blood, sweat and tears. To keep up with Moertoe and Verzuipte-Schuit and perhaps even beat them

Team: 25 Verzuipte-Schuit
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 49:06:00
16th Overall
4th Tandem Kayak
4th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Kalkman Arie

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Ft. St. John, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

multtiple rivers rafted over the last 25 years; white water kayak; ultra running; marathons

Aims for this race

Enjoy the river

Dean Falkenberg

Age: 48

Sex: M

From: Charlie Lake, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

ultra / Marthons

Aims for this race

To finish / to live to bag about it

Team: 26 Moertoe
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 49:52:00
18th Overall
6th Tandem Kayak
6th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
P.J. Jansen Van Rensburg

Age: 32

Sex: M

From: Charlie Lake, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Bowran Lakes circuit. Many river camping trips on Peace River, Pine River, ocean trips Vancouver

Aims for this race

To finish within he allotted time; to beat Death Wish 1 and Verzuipte-Schuit

Pieter De Bruyn

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Ft. St. John, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Bowran Lake Circuit; recreational wilderness trips on Oeace and Pine rivers and ocean kayaking

Aims for this race

To finish
Not to flip the boat
and beat (the other Fort St John teams) Death Wish 1 and Verzuipte-Schuit

Team: 27 Foolish and Feeble
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 48:41:00
15th Overall
4th Tandem Canoe
2nd Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Dan Cantrell

Age: 80

Sex: M

From: Bellingham, WA, United States

Biographical Information

A few 20 mile or less races.

Paddled the Yukon from Bennet to Dawson

Aims for this race

Let the YRQ test our friendship which will determine our team name: Foolish and Feeble or Strong and Sane (fronm Law of the Yukon by R Service)

Bob McBeath

Age: 63

Sex: M

From: , United States

Biographical Information

Marathon Canoe and outrigger racing for the last 25 years.
Paddled the Big Salmon, South Macmillan, Burnside, and Horton Rivers

Aims for this race

Race safe and sane and finish strong

Team: 29 Are We There Yet?
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mixed Voyageur

Time: 60:44:00
54th Overall
12th Voyageur
4th Mixed Voyageur


 
Mia Lee

Age: 46

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

20 years tripping experience. Have done at least 6 river in Yukon including Snake and Wind

Aims for this race

to finish in the middle of the pack

Mike Sereny

Age: 46

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish

Michelle Davids

Age: 29

Sex: F

From: Thornhill, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to be able to overcome the physical intensity with the lack of sleep. I love sleep

Kyle Appleby

Age: 33

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish

Risa Handler

Age: 36

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

5 day Yukon river trip
Lake trips in BC and Ont including Bowron lakes and Algonquin park

Aims for this race

To finish and have a positive experience with my teammates

John St. Louis

Age: 35

Sex: M

From: Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

foot races, no river races

Aims for this race

to place high in the rankings and have a positive experience with my teammates

Jeff Weiss

Age: 47

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

25+ years of canoeing, open water and river

Aims for this race

to complete and enjoy the experience

Alison Morham

Age: 45

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled many Yukon Rivers: Wolf, Wind, Bonnet Plume, Teslin, Yukon, Lapie,...

Aims for this race

To have fun and meet new people

Fred Chin Sang

Age: 42

Sex: M

From: Markham, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years Dragon Racing, 3 half marathons

Aims for this race

To safely complete the race and have fun

Team: 30 Two Continents
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 65:39:00
66th Overall
22nd Tandem Canoe
6th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Ingabritt Scholven

Age: 49

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Paddled various Yukon and Alaska Rivers: Yukon, South McMillan, Tatshenshini, Koyukuk, Johns river, Tanana, ...) and in Finland and North Sweden

Aims for this race

To finish well and enjoy the experience

Daniel Gotze

Age: 32

Sex: M

From: Brandenburg, Germany | Deutschland

Biographical Information

I have no race experience but I am experienced in paddling in Norway, Sweden and Yukon

Aims for this race

We want to win

Team: 31 Ingrid Wilcox
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womens Solo Kayak

Time: 57:44:00
46th Overall
11th Solo
9th Solo Kayak
1st Womens Solo Kayak


 
Ingrid Wilcox

Age: 60   previous races: 2000,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

seven YRQ
paddled most Yukon rivers

Aims for this race

To improve my time

Team: 33 Paddlers Abreast
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womens Voyageur

Time: 53:56:00
31st= Overall
8th Voyageur
1st Womens Voyageur


 
Linda Rapp

Age: 52   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

7 YRQ
many year paddling mainly Saskatchewan and Yukon Rivers

Aims for this race

to train well and have a great team adventure

Cindy Gilday

Age: 54   previous races: 2001,2002,2004,2006

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

3 YRQ

Aims for this race

be able to paddle pain free

Maralyn Rogers

Age: 56

Sex: F

From: whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to complete the race and stay awake

Faye Swerhun

Age: 60   previous races: 2001,2003,2004,2005,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

5 YRQs

Aims for this race

Complete the race with the same time as last year or better

Asa Berg

Age: 51   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Atlin, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ

Aims for this race

finish

Karin Stephens

Age: 51

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Paddled Minto to Dawson

Aims for this race

to Finish the race and bring awareness that there are no limits to what a cancer survivor can do

Claire Desmarais

Age: 58   previous races: 2003,2005,2006

Sex: F

From: whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

4 YRQ

Aims for this race

finish with a smile on my face and without too much pain

Lynn Rice-Rideout

Age: 36   previous races: 2003,2004,2005,2006

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, Canada

Biographical Information

4 YRQ

Aims for this race

to finish, have fun

Dawn Fralick

Age: 57   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2001-2007

Aims for this race

Team: 34 Latvian
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 50:40:00
24th Overall
5th Solo
5th Solo Kayak
5th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Andris Stavro

Age: 54   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Riga, Latvia | Latvija

Biographical Information

Yukon River Quest 2007
Europe, Caucasus, Siberia - Expeditions, slalom races, endurance

Aims for this race

Not to lose my skin

Team: 35 Kiwi Eh
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mixed Tandem Canoe

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


 
Barry Leslie

Age: 49

Sex: M

From: Victoria, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Marathon canoe racing, OC1 ocean racing, slalom whitewater kayak racing

2 week trip on the Colorado River

Aims for this race

Finish under 50 hours

Helen Currey

Age: 37

Sex: F

From: Victoria, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Marathon canoe racing, OC1 ocean racing

Aims for this race

Finish under 50 hours

Team: 37 Team Bumbazer
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mens Solo Canoe

Time: 53:56:00
31st= Overall
7th Solo
2nd Solo Canoe


 
Joe Evans

Age: 57   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Walterville, OR, United States

Biographical Information

Solo canoe in last year's river quest

Aims for this race

1. survive
2. have fun
3. beat team Eh?

Team: 38 Pipe It Up
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mixed Voyageur

Time: 47:23:00
11th Overall
5th Voyageur
1st Mixed Voyageur


 
Terry Ramin

Age: 49   previous races: 2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

5th year attending the Quest
Great Canadian Canue Race
La Rita Maya

18 years Skina river

Aims for this race

Renew old friendships, make new friends, have a good time, get another finisher pin with a faster time

Leah Anderson

Age: 36   previous races: 2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

5th YRQ
La rota maya

Aims for this race

finish the race, hopefully faster than last year

Robin Roots

Age: 38

Sex: F

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled La Verendrye - Quebec, Temagani, Algonquin, Killarney Ontario and Sea kayaking

Aims for this race

Have fun and paddle hard with a bunch of great folk!

Rick Eisele

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to learn, push my endurance to the limit, and finish with a smile

Judson Rowse

Age: 41

Sex: M

From: Port Edward, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Raid the North Extreme, 2007
several ultra footraces

Kayaks the Skeena River several times, 3 times in the winter

Aims for this race

have fun, meet people, paddle hard, and really looking forward to seeing the Yukon

Andre J. Vandermeer

Age: 48   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Prince Rupert, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Many years on the Skeena, Blackwater, and Skikine

Aims for this race

Improve our time and have as much fun as last year

Dianne Villeseche

Age: 43

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Matt Landry

Age: 25

Sex: M

From: Windsor, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

no race experience

Paddled Yukon River Whitehorse to Dawson, Tatshenshini, numerous lakes in Yukon and Ontario

Aims for this race

paddle my arse off!

Team: 39 740 Under 50
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 49:53:00
19th Overall
5th Tandem Canoe
3rd Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Jim Boyde

Age: 65   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

3 Yukon River Quests
paddled many Yukon rivers: Porcupine, Snake, Bonnet Plume, Hess

Aims for this race

1. Enjoy the experience
2. fewer mistakes
3. support partner

Pam Boyde

Age: 60   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

3 Yukon River Quests
Same paddling experience as Jim - almost

Aims for this race

Enjoy the experience
Improve on last year's time
have the best paddle ever

Team: 40 Fram
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 60:59:00
56th Overall
13th Solo
11th Solo Kayak
10th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Denis Larsen

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Boucherville, QC, Canada

Biographical Information

Local club racing

Several multi-day canoe-camping trips, class 3 whitewater canoeist, class 4 kayaker, rafting guide.

Aims for this race

Finish before 08:30, June 29

Team: 41 Susan Dunsmore
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womens Solo Kayak

Time: 65:41:00
67th Overall
15th Solo
13th Solo Kayak
2nd Womens Solo Kayak


 
Susan Dunsmore

Age: 43   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Eagle River, AK, United States

Biographical Information

paddled the entire Yukon River in 2000,
Many 3-14 day trips in Alaska and New England

Aims for this race

to get further than I did last year. No hitch-hiking along the road during the race

Team: 42 Kutsua
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 48:00:00
13th Overall
2nd Tandem Kayak
2nd Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Lyndon Anderson

Age: 41

Sex: M

From: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Numerous long distance sea kayak expeditions in Australia

Aims for this race

Finish under 50 hours

Simon Knapper

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

some in the UK

Aims for this race

finish

Team: 43 Upright
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 50:24:00
21st= Overall
4th Solo
4th Solo Kayak
4th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Wallace Woodbury

Age: 54

Sex: M

From: Waverley, NS, Canada

Biographical Information

Have done some marathon canoe races, adventure races, a couple of sea kayak races
Not much river experience, but have done sea kayak trips on the ocean

Aims for this race

to take in the scenery, meet new people, have fun, do the best I can and finish unscathed

Team: 44 Lesley Ferguson
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Time: 66:59:00
68th Overall
19th Tandem Kayak
4th Mixed Tandem Kayak


 
Lesley Ferguson

Age: 45   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007

Aims for this race

to finish the race

Jim Garnett

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

no race experience.
Sea kayaking in UK, Scotland, New Zealand, UK rivers and lakes

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 46 Messengers of Hope
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womens Voyageur

Charities:

to Raise money for Breast Cancer diagnostic Equipement

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


 
Darlene Prager

Age: 66   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Bethany, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Dragon Boating national and International 8 yrs

Aims for this race

to have run and beet last years time

Louise Moreau

Age: 60

Sex: F

From: North Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

6 years dragon boating
20 years kayaking and Canoeing

Aims for this race

celebrate my 60th birthday with my Paddlers abreast sisters by completing this challenging race and get to the finish line

Laura Connolly

Age: 64

Sex: F

From: Calgary, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years on Dragon Boats

Aims for this race

to experience the adventure and finish the race

Alexis O'Connor

Age: 64

Sex: F

From: Hamilton, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years on Dragon Boats

Aims for this race

to meet new friends and to finish the race

Laurie Brine

Age: 44

Sex: F

From: Peterborough, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Dragin boating for 2 years

Aims for this race

to assist the team in beating their time last year by 5 hrs

Sue McCullough

Age: 60

Sex: F

From: Grimsby, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Dragon boating (4 years)

Aims for this race

to know that I can do it

Sonya Kramberger

Age: 51

Sex: F

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Dragon boat race team (bowbust) canoe club

Aims for this race

Eleanor Nielsen

Age: 70

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years Dragonboating

Aims for this race

to safely finish the race while experiencing the land of the midnight sun

Loraine K. Warnock

Age: 47

Sex: F

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

dragon boating

Aims for this race

finish and complete the race

Carol Todd-Skuce

Age:

Sex: F

From: Oakville, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

dragon boating

Aims for this race

finish healthy with a smile

Team: 47 North By Northwest
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mixed Tandem Canoe

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


 
Paul Shakespeare

Age: 64

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

was support crew for team WHOA last year. Have competed in informal solo races in Ontario.
45 years back country canoeingéfishingécamping in Ontario and Quebec; Hiking in N America, England, Europe, New Zealand

Aims for this race

I see this race as a personal challenge to be met - completion first, but in a reasonable time

Reasons for entering this race

My god-daughter and I are competing in memory of my late wife Jullien who died of cancer

Joanna Hoad

Age: 44

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Level I racing canoe
Ogqki River (ON), Papineau-LaBelle (QC), Laverneorye (QC), Mauricif (QC) Lake Superior (ON)
CRCA level I and II, ORCA Level I and II

Aims for this race

Complete race within time

Team: 48 Peter Pond Paddlers
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mixed Voyageur

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


 
Darlene Petit

Age: 44

Sex: F

From: Buffalo Narrows, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years paddling experience. Raced in the Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

Goal is to finish the race and have a wonderful new experience

Jeff Montour

Age: 47

Sex: M

From: Buffalo Narrows, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish the race in the allotted time frame

Mervin Petit

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Buffalo Narrows, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

2005 Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

main goal is to finish the race within the allotted time, make new friends, and experience the greatness the Yukon has to offer

Linda Pedersen

Age: 56

Sex: F

From: Buffalo Narrows, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

complete the race, have fun, meet people

Dianne Richards

Age: 37

Sex: F

From: St. Albert, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish the race

Aaron J. Chartier

Age: 18

Sex: M

From: Buffalo Narrows, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Reasons for entering this race

to complete the race and have fun doing it

Team: 49 Blazing Paddles V
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 62:00:00
58th Overall
18th Tandem Canoe
10th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
John Little

Age: 49   previous races: 2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004,5,6,7

Paddled Yukon and North Saskatchewan Rivers

Aims for this race

Finish by Saturday noon

Clint Sykes

Age: 50

Sex: M

From: Banff, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

no race experience.
paddled North Saskatchewan and Columbia Rivers

Aims for this race

Finish ahead of my partner

Team: 50 Fight Club
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 63:36:00
62nd Overall
20th Tandem Canoe
5th Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Cricket Butler

Age: 40

Sex: F

From: Charlotte, NC, United States

Biographical Information

No canoe of kayak race experience
Adventure racer and US cycling ultra endurance mountain bike senior racer
Paddled the Yukon from Whitehorse to the Bering Sea. Appalachian Trail through-hike (97). Pacific Coast trail thru-hiker (00) Mt Rainier winter climbing expedition (93).
Various week long whitewater and kayak trips

Aims for this race

to win the women's tandem canoe class and paddle and laugh with the best playmate in the world :-)

Christina Clarke

Age: 42

Sex: F

From: Johnson City, TN, United States

Biographical Information

no race experience
Paddled Whitehorse to Emmanak '02; Rio Mendoza, Argentina; Kilimanjaro '01

Aims for this race

To finish and have a great time with my best friend

Team: 51 U308
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mens Tandem Canoe

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


 
Norbert Wolverine

Age: 42   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Ile a La Crosse, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

2005 Sask Canoe Quest; 2007 Yukon River Quest.
Lived on the lake/rivers all my life

Aims for this race

sub 45 hours

Lionel Campbell

Age: 32   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Prince Albert, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

2005 Sask Centennial Canoe Quest
2007 Yukon River Quest

Aims for this race

sub 45 hours

Reasons for entering this race

-same as Norbert -

Team: 52 Kayak4all - 1
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 53:45:00
29th Overall
9th Tandem Kayak
9th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Ido Merfeld

Age: 44   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Nirit, Israel | إسرائيل | ישראל

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Several wilderness travels in Turkey and Israel

Aims for this race

Ignore our last year result and finish under 60 hours

Itzik Gabbay

Age: 51

Sex: M

From: Hod HasRarom, Israel | إسرائيل | ישראל

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Several long open sea multiday paddling

Aims for this race

finish under 60 hours

Team: 54 Latvian Canoe
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 50:05:00
20th Overall
6th Tandem Canoe
3rd Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Jurijs Seleznous

Age: 50

Sex: M

From: Jelgava, Latvia | Latvija

Biographical Information

Arctic Sea Kayak Race, Arctic Canoe Race.
World and European masters marathon (C1, C2)
Sea canoeing (Baltic, Norwegian Sea, Latvian, Russian Rivers

Aims for this race

The first hour is half the battle

Jevgenijs Blazevics

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: Riga, Latvia | Latvija

Biographical Information

World and European masters marathon (C1, C2)
Latvian Rivers marathons

Aims for this race

The bull must be taken by the horns

Team: 55 Team WHOA
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mixed Voyageur

Time: 57:35:00
44th Overall
11th Voyageur
3rd Mixed Voyageur


 
Patricia Clune

Age: 52   previous races: 2003,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 06, 07

Aims for this race

to be in Dawson for Dinner Saturday night

Shelley Gellatly

Age: 44   previous races: 2004,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Marie Dunn

Age: 52   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to stay warm and dry on the river

Peggy Hornell

Age: 44

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

thrive and survive

Sarah Durroch

Age: 45

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to keep better track of where we are

Susan McVeigh

Age: 51   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

find my zen place again, feel great throughout

Elizabeth McIlroy

Age: 50   previous races: 2003,2005

Sex: F

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish smiling and safely. To have a great team experience

Susan McDowell

Age:   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: U

From: Markham, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

have fun, better last year's time, make new friends

Janice Partington

Age: 58

Sex: F

From: Caledon, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish by saturday

Team: 56 Flying Phoenix
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 59:07:00
51st Overall
15th Tandem Canoe
8th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Denny Parkhill

Age: 58

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

2006 & 2007 YRQ
Numerous recreational canoe trips on Yukon and Stewart Rivers

Aims for this race

Arrive in Dawson on Saturday between 10 and 10:30 am

Jim Stephen

Age: 61   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

2006 and 2007 YRQ
Several recreational river trips in the Yukon

Aims for this race

To stay safe, have fun, and finish under 60 hours

Team: 58 Bear Bait
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 63:49:00
64th Overall
21st Tandem Canoe
11th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
James Unsworth

Age: 39

Sex: M

From: Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

no race experience
River/sea kayaking in UK; Rafting in Nepal

Aims for this race

To finish

Simon Perks

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Totnes, Devon, --

Biographical Information

no race experience
Whitewater and sea kayaking in UK and canoe/kayak teaching 10+ years

Aims for this race

to finish and have a wonderful experience and not have to use the bear spray

Team: 59 Hatchet Lake
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mens Voyageur

Time: 44:01:00
3rd Overall
3rd Voyageur
3rd Mens Voyageur


 
Bart Tsannie

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Jamie Tsannie

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Athabaska Quest 2007

Aims for this race

experience

Nap Kkaikka

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest
Athabaska Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Ernest Joseyounen

Age: 26

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Athabaska Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Andy St. Pierre

Age: 21

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Athabaska Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Christopher Denechezhe

Age: 23

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Athabasca Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Charlie Tssessaze

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Wollaston Lake, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest
Atyhabasca Quest

Aims for this race

experience

Gordon Moise

Age: 40   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

Saskatchewan Centennial Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

I enjoy participating

Team: 60 The Incredigirls
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womens Tandem Kayak

Time: 53:55:00
30th Overall
10th Tandem Kayak
1st Womens Tandem Kayak


 
Lisa McGee

Age: 21   previous races: 2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2006 and 2007, and support crew in 2005

Aims for this race

To finish sin sub-55 hours and be smiling in Dawson

Kim Petherick

Age: 31

Sex: F

From: Garibaldi Highlands, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Never been in the Yukon River Quest - looking forward to it
I have paddled rivers and oceans throughout Australia, Alaska, Canada and Chile for over the last 7 years, mainly extended remote expeditions up to 106 days in the inside passage

Aims for this race

To finish

Team: 61 Yakumama
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 54:52:00
38th Overall
10th Tandem Canoe
2nd Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Joanie Pelletier

Age: 24

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

10 years of speed canoeing (flatwater), Canadian championship of rafting 2006

7 day trip on Francis River and lots of day trips

Aims for this race

Finish and enjoy my experience

Kari Johnston

Age: 27

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

no race experience
Yukon River guide 2006 and 2007
Wilderness trip/canoe instructor 1997-2001 in Ontario

Aims for this race

To finish the race and to have fun
To experience the river I love in a new/unique way.

Team: 62 The Bros
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 54:37:00
37th Overall
9th Tandem Canoe
5th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Rick Soparlo

Age: 55

Sex: M

From: Regina, SK, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2007
Anadian Marathon Canoe Nationals
Various local marathon races
Dragon boat ___ world chapionships 2004 - 2006

Aims for this race

finish

Kevin Breker

Age: 53

Sex: M

From: Peace River, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled multipe rivers in Yukon, NWT, norther Alberta and Saskatchewan

Aims for this race

finish

Team: 63 Big Mistake
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mens Tandem Canoe

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


 
John Hutchison

Age: 62

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Flathead River Race
Paddled Yukon, Flathead, Kenai and Nanana Rivers

Aims for this race

Finish first in over 55s

John T. Lovett

Age: 61

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Paddled Yukon, Konai, Nehana, Susitna rivers, Alaska Flats (canoe)
Dawson to Eagle canoe trip

Aims for this race

Finish alive

Team: 64 The Looseheads
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mens Tandem Canoe

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


 
Edmund Morris

Age: 49

Sex: M

From: Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004
Other marathon canoe races

Aims for this race

To finish within time

Gary Hall

Age: 39

Sex: M

From: Godstone, Surrey, --

Biographical Information

other marathon canoe races
paddled Grand Canyon
Cycled through Iceland

Aims for this race

to finish within time

Team: 65 Checkpoint Zero
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 48:09:00
14th Overall
3rd Tandem Kayak
3rd Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Paul Cox

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Atlanta, GA, United States

Biographical Information

Expedition adventure races
Colorado river 100
Swannee River Challenge
Winner of the Florida Coast to Coast

Aims for this race

Go fast, finish with a fraction of sanity and most of all have fun and enjoy the scenery

Allen McAdams

Age: 42

Sex: M

From: Roswell, GA, United States

Biographical Information

Long adventure races:
120 miles of paddling, Suwannee River Marathon (canoe races)

Aims for this race

To finish strong

Team: 66 Two Wild and Crazy Guys
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 60:35:00
52nd Overall
16th Tandem Canoe
9th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Jeff Handler

Age: 45

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

Iron man, Hawaii 1985
Yukon River trip 2007

Aims for this race

complete the race in time available

Aaron Zon

Age: 41

Sex: M

From: Toronto, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

many things but nothing remotely close to this

Aims for this race

To finish with a smile

Team: 67 Moose and Jim
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 47:08:00
10th Overall
3rd Tandem Canoe
1st Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Steve Wallick

Age: 49

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

minimal racing.
Tripping: Bowron lakes

Aims for this race

Finish with a smile

Jim Bates

Age: 52

Sex: M

From: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Molokai Channel Crossing OC6
Catalina - Newport OC6

Aims for this race

complete the race with a smile

Team: 68 Badger Bears
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mens Voyageur

Time: 56:40:00
40th Overall
10th Voyageur
7th Mens Voyageur


 
Paul McCarthy

Age: 23

Sex: M

From: Swindon, Wiltshire, --

Biographical Information

have paddled the Yukon on a two week expedition

Aims for this race

To finish as fast as possible (and see bears)

James Irving

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Wapping Wall, London, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To finish solidly - not kill ourselves by trying too hard

Charlotte Healy

Age: 23

Sex: F

From: Coed-Eva, Cwmbran, Wales, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish

Stephen Connor

Age: 22

Sex: M

From: Banbury, Oxfordshire, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish

Mark Hart

Age: 23

Sex: M

From: Southwark, London, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish

Simon Blackler

Age: 23

Sex: M

From: Reading, Berkshire, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish

Thomas Irving

Age: 34

Sex: M

From: Wapping Wall, London, --

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish -- without swearing never to do it again

Team: 69 Yukon Water Women II
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 50:24:00
21st= Overall
7th Tandem Canoe
1st Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Elizabeth Bosely

Age: 44   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004, 2005 C2 women's 3rd, 2006 voyageur, 2007 Women's 1st and to Yukon team.
Born and raised Yukon wilderness traveller

Aims for this race

To be as well prepared to race as we were last year and to laugh and have an awesome experience

Pat McKenna

Age: 54   previous races: 2002,2004,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007
Extensive wilderness experience both in and out of water

Aims for this race

To paddle faster and get to Dawson sooner - and with a smile on our faces

Team: 70 Boswell Bateau
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mixed Tandem Canoe

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


 
Rosemary Plaskett

Age: 58

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

I have paddled the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson. Also the Clarke, Thelon Rivers in NWT

Aims for this race

to finish

Bill Stewart

Age: 53

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Dyea to Dawson

Paddled the Yukon, Thelon, Clarke Rivers etc

Aims for this race

Finish

Team: 71 Goldrush Paddle Handlers
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mixed Tandem Canoe

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


 
Pauline Frost

Age: 44   previous races: 1999,2006,2007

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

3 YRQs, Saskatchewan Canoe Quest

Aims for this race

Stay awake, be safe and have fun

Derek Crook

Age: 52   previous races: 2004,2005,2007

Sex: M

From: Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

3 YRQs
Bowan isl 2x, San Juan Challenge 2x
Great Canadian Canoe Race

Aims for this race

Same as last year

Team: 72 Yahoos Down the Yukon
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mens Voyageur

Time: 51:28:00
25th Overall
6th Voyageur
5th Mens Voyageur


 
Terry Wescott

Age: 59   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Thorndike, ME, United States

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ
32 years St Johns River
38 years WWO racing

Aims for this race

Have fun; finish; win

Sandra Mitchell

Age: 37   previous races: 2007

Sex: F

From: Buxton, ME, United States

Biographical Information

'07 YRQ
multiple other flat and whitewater races... General Clinton x5 finisher

Aims for this race

Official finisher!!

Bob Miller

Age: 62

Sex: M

From: Harmony, ME, United States

Biographical Information

12 - 70 mile General Clinton

Aims for this race

To finish in good order

Bill Deighan

Age: 58   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Hewburgh, ME, United States

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ
6x General Clinton
25 years of WW racing

Aims for this race

Have fun. Not to be unofficial this year. Maybe get a faster lighter voyageur

Bob Dean

Age: 71   previous races: 2007

Sex: M

From: Camden, ME, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

faster time

Robert E. Mitchell Jr.

Age: 49

Sex: M

From: Buxton, ME, United States

Biographical Information

Macro Downriver Whitewater Series, New England down river W/W series

Aims for this race

Finish strong and enjoy the river

Anita Allen

Age: 54

Sex: F

From: Coral Springs, FL, United States

Biographical Information

2x Suwanne River 52 Mile < 8:30
many multiday adventure races and running races

Aims for this race

Finish strong and have fun!

Team: 73 Dangerous Turtles
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womens Tandem Kayak

Time: 58:39:00
49th= Overall
13th= Tandem Kayak
2nd Womens Tandem Kayak


 
Louise Hamlin

Age: 35

Sex: F

From: Pasadena, CA, United States

Biographical Information

Some ocean kayaking and rowing; college rowing team

Aims for this race

to finish, to experience the river, to see the Yukon

Synthia Auligne

Age: 31

Sex: F

From: Boulder, CO, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to finish; to experience the river

Team: 74 Plan B
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mens Tandem Kayak

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


 
Jordan Nash

Age: 25

Sex: M

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

36hr Raid the North
14hr Raid the North
8hr Fronteer Adventure races
24hr Adrenaline Bike Race

12 day voyageur trip on Des Moines River Quebec

Aims for this race

to finish in regulation

Michael Myles

Age: 24

Sex: M

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

2 eight hour adventure races in northern Ontario
24 hr Adrenaline Bile Race

Aims for this race

to finish a couple of feet before my team mate

Team: 75 Crapaud Kayakers
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 49:32:00
17th Overall
5th Tandem Kayak
5th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
John Richardson

Age: 37

Sex: M

From: St. Helier, Jersey

Biographical Information

Devizes to Westminster Race

Aims for this race

To finish -- with a good time

David Priddis

Age: 28

Sex: M

From: St. Brelade, Jersey

Biographical Information

Jersey

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 76 Fisherman's Friend
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Time: 58:39:00
49th= Overall
13th= Tandem Kayak
3rd Mixed Tandem Kayak


 
Briana Wood

Age: 29   previous races: 2003

Sex: F

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Benoit Bernard

Age:

Sex: U

From: Surrey, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Tour de Barnston 2005, 2006

Aims for this race

Team: 77 Nor Cal River Rat
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mens Solo Kayak

Time: 57:37:00
45th Overall
10th Solo
8th Solo Kayak
8th Mens Solo Kayak


 
Adam Redmayne-Titley

Age: 47

Sex: M

From: Vallejo, CA, United States

Biographical Information

Several multi day river trips
Many back country back packing trips

Aims for this race

to finish the race and come in the top third of the racers.
also to paddle like hell and not become bear or moose chow

Team: 78 All in One
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Time: 54:33:00
36th Overall
11th Tandem Kayak
1st Mixed Tandem Kayak


 
Peter Mygil

Age: 56

Sex: M

From: gl. Rye, Denmark | Danmark

Biographical Information

Several marathon races in Denmark and Sweden including 9x Tour de Gudenaa and Dalsland Kanot marathon and sea challenge Fyn Rundt

two 2 week kayaking trips in Norway National Park on Lakes and rivers, many kayak trips on the coast of Denmark and Sweden
Canoe trip on Zambezi River

Aims for this race

To finish the race and still be friend with my wife in Dawson

Vibe Sandberg

Age: 43

Sex: F

From: gl. Rye, Denmark | Danmark

Biographical Information

Several marathon races in Denmark and Sweden including 7x Tour de Gudenaa and Dalsland Kanot marathon 2x

two 2 week kayaking trips in Norway National Park on Lakes and rivers, many kayak trips on the coast of Denmark and Sweden

Aims for this race

to finish the race

Team: 79 Kookas Kanoott I
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mens Voyageur

Time: 53:10:00
27th Overall
7th Voyageur
6th Mens Voyageur


 
Dave Sevdy

Age: 45   previous races: 2002,2005

Sex: M

From: Juneau, AK, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ - 2 solo kayak finishes, 1 tandem canoe finish

Aims for this race

paddle well

Eric A. Nelson

Age: 47

Sex: M

From: Auke Bay, AK, United States

Biographical Information

YRQ tandem canoe in 2007 - very fun and rewarding trip

Aims for this race

finish safely, have an awesome Adventure, get to Dawson soon enough to get some sleep and go out Saturday night!

Rolf Nelson

Age: 43

Sex: M

From: Redmond, WA, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish healthy, beat at least one team; learn

Robert Funk

Age: 54

Sex: M

From: Juneau, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

finish and have fun

Mike Hardy

Age: 56

Sex: M

From: Skagway, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Molly Dischner

Age: 18

Sex: F

From: Skagway, AK, United States

Biographical Information

Dragon boat races

Aims for this race

to finish and have fun!

Team: 80 On a Paddle and a Prayer
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mens Tandem Kayak

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


 
Steven Covey

Age: 40

Sex: M

From: Navan, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

some relay san sprint triathalons
Paddled Ottawa River, Abitibi River, many medium and also large lakes

Aims for this race

to complete the race and clock a respectable time for a first YRQ, enjoy the river and nature, and the adventure.
Remain as physically balanced as possible

Paul Geoffrion

Age: 33

Sex: M

From: Calgary, AB, Canada

Biographical Information

some whitewater and sea kayaking, triathlons, Kilimonjaro (2002)

Aims for this race

under 65 hours

Team: 81 Deisleen Shaawat
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mixed Voyageur

Time: 71:18:00
70th Overall
13th Voyageur
5th Mixed Voyageur


 
Minnie Clark

Age: 48

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled the Wolf, Nisutlin and Teslin Rivers

Aims for this race

To finish the race and have fun

Juanita Kremer

Age: 34

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

I grew up in the bush as a hunter, trapper, and outdoor enthusiast

Aims for this race

Just to finish and have fun doing it

Jody Sydney

Age: 40

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Yearly hunting trips on Nisutlin River

Aims for this race

To be able to complete the race and have as much fun as possible

Lorraine Wolfe

Age:

Sex: U

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Hunting and fishing Teslin and Nisutlin Rivers

Aims for this race

to do it and finish the race with a smile

Lisa Dewhurst

Age: 40

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

paddled the Nisutlin River

Aims for this race

to complete, to be healthy at the finish line

Karen Olito

Age: 48

Sex: F

From: Pelly Crossing, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

4 YRQ

Aims for this race

have fun

Lori Joe

Age: 50

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

hunting on Nisutlin and Teslin Rivers

Aims for this race

have fun and finish the race with everyone else and have more fun

Carlene Hycha

Age: 41

Sex: F

From: Teslin, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Kuane-Chilkat International Bike Relay - 5 years
Teslin and Nisutlin river hunting trips

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 82 ASAP
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 63:47:00
63rd Overall
17th Tandem Kayak
12th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Jan Nyboer

Age: 65   previous races: 2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

3 YRQ - mens canoe 3rd place 2007

Aims for this race

Finish strong with a smile; have fun and finish as soon as possible (ASAP)
May our ladies have fun too

Greg Tibbetts

Age: 60   previous races: 1999,2000,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Anchorage, AK, United States

Biographical Information

8 YRQ tandem canoe, tandem kayak, solo kayak, and voyageur

Aims for this race

Enjoy the adventure and finish ASAP

Team: 83 Ninjas...We're Everywhere
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mixed Voyageur

Time: 56:08:00
39th Overall
9th Voyageur
2nd Mixed Voyageur


 
Julie Gabert

Age: 30

Sex: F

From: Quesnel, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

overnight canoe tripping on Kootenay, North Saskatchewan, Blackwater and Kananaski Rivers and the Bowron Lake Chain

Aims for this race

to have a blast, enjoy the experience, see some stunning scenery and meet like-minded people

Michele Enright

Age: 35

Sex: F

From: Quesnel, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

meet new friends, laugh, finish the race and live

Mark Cookson

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Quesnel, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Finish, have a good time, make a few memories

Tyler Dinsdale

Age: 29

Sex: M

From: Quesnel, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Whitewater rafting guide

Aims for this race

Looking for some fun with some friends and get some blisters on my ass

Philippe Mouchet

Age: 36

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

Finish it in good spirit

Maya Chang Send Message to Paddler

Age: 30

Sex: F

From: Lytton, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

2007 YRQ but unfortunately scratched

Aims for this race

Get into Ninja's heads, finish, Yukon beer with friends in Dawson

Jerrit Dupilka

Age: 30

Sex: M

From: Quesnel, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To finish the race without my face on the bottom of the boat and to see the infamous Sasquatch

Team: 84 Wuujo
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mens Tandem Canoe

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


 
Tytus Hardy

Age: 28

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Mountain bike 24 hr race

Rafting guide trainee course cirtified

Aims for this race

to paddle a whole lot of strokes

Brian Jungen

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Biographical Information

I have paddled rivers, lakes and ocean shores in BC for 10 years

Aims for this race

to finish and have a good time

Team: 86 Sea Joiners
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mixed Tandem Kayak

Time: 57:25:00
43rd Overall
12th Tandem Kayak
2nd Mixed Tandem Kayak


 
Ugis Gutmanis

Age: 38

Sex: M

From: Riga, Latvia | Latvija

Biographical Information

Latvia Annual Gauja River Quest 100 Km (2005,6,7); Daugava River Quest in latvia 200 km (2006)
sea kayaking trips (baltic Sea, Adriatic Sea)

Aims for this race

to enjoy this mad race in full

Ilze Plakane

Age: 26

Sex: F

From: Riga, Latvia | Latvija

Biographical Information

Latvia: Annual Gauja River Quest 100 Km (2006 & 2007); Salaca River Night Quest 90 km (2004); Daugava River Quest (2004)
sea kayaking trips (Baltic Sea)

Aims for this race

to finish this race with great satisfaction!

Team: 87 The Lady Bums
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 57:22:00
42nd Overall
12th Tandem Canoe
3rd Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Meghann-Leigh Willard

Age: 28

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

No race experience. Eek!
Paddled the Big Salmon, Yukon, Snake, Peel, Bell, Porcupine river as leisurely floats.

Aims for this race

To have fun and finish

Laura Sly

Age: 27

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

no race experience
Paddled the Bell, Porcupine and Eagle Rivers

Aims for this race

FUN! To Finish

Team: 88 Combined Hemispheres
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 46:44:00
8th Overall
2nd Tandem Canoe
2nd Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Bodo Lenitschek

Age: 44

Sex: M

From: Cairns, QLD, Australia

Biographical Information

Murray marathon x1
Outrigger Canoe races x400
Whitewater Slalom x200

in excess of 200 trips in Australia, USA, Canada and Europe

Aims for this race

to finish in 45 hours

Jane Vincent

Age: 41

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

many class 1,2 & 3 rivers in Yukon

Aims for this race

to have a great time paddling non-stop with a long lost friend from Australia

Team: 89 That's What I'm Talking About
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 44:13:00
4th Overall
1st Tandem Canoe
1st Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Gloria Wesley

Age: 48

Sex: F

From: Pittsfield, MA, United States

Biographical Information

Ausable M1 x4
Clinton 70 miles x5
La Classique x4

Aims for this race

to have a good race

Gary Aprea

Age: 65

Sex: M

From: Austerlitz, NY, United States

Biographical Information

Ausable M1 x3
Clinton 70 miles x33
La Classique x3

Aims for this race

not to have to use my tent

Team: 90 Lolidippers
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: UNOFFICIAL
65th Overall
18th Tandem Kayak
13th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Bryan Nash

Age: 28

Sex: M

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

multiple 8, 14, 36, 60 hour adventure races through Raid the North

Aims for this race

to have fun and finish

Aaron James O'Donnell

Age: 27

Sex: M

From: London, ON, Canada

Biographical Information

14 hour Eco-challenge

Aims for this race

to finish

Team: 91 Assitport.com
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 50:24:00
21st= Overall
7th Tandem Kayak
7th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Mark Dickson

Age: 31

Sex: M

From: Johannisburg, South Africa | Suid-Afrika

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To finish the race, have fun, meet new people, have a fantastic experience

Brandon Collyer Send Message to Paddler

Age:

Sex: M

From: Johannesburg, South Africa | Suid-Afrika

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To complete the race, enjoy the scenery but be competitive

Team: 92 River Bandits
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mixed Tandem Canoe

Time: 62:39:00
61st Overall
19th Tandem Canoe
5th Mixed Tandem Canoe


 
Tony Arcand

Age: 46   previous races: 1999,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007

Sex: M

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

All YRQ, one Dyea to Dawson

Aims for this race

win

Terri Cairns

Age: 36

Sex: F

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

to compete and place well

Team: 94 Johnny Oneriver
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
John Blyth

Age: 24

Sex: M

From: Fort Smith, NT, Canada

Biographical Information

4 seasons on the Slave River, Nahanni
Various climbing and other experiences in the North

Aims for this race

to finish and be satisfied with my effort; to enjoy a masochistic pursuit such as a 700km kayak race

Team: 95 French Canoection
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mens Tandem Canoe

Time: 58:38:00
48th Overall
14th Tandem Canoe
7th Mens Tandem Canoe


 
Mathieu Genon

Age: 27

Sex: M

From: Paris, France

Biographical Information

This is my first Yukon River Quest.
Many canoe races before: marathin, raid, etc...

Aims for this race

Finish the race and have fun; discover one more time the Yukon

Jean-Francois Latour

Age:   previous races: 2004,2006

Sex: U

From: Whitehorse, YT, Canada

Biographical Information

YRQ 2004 Tandem Canoe
YRQ 2006 Voyageur

Aims for this race

Be part of a Yukon voyageur team and make it to Dawson to the best of our ability

Team: 96 Chena-Fly
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mens Solo Kayak

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


 
Rick Hoegberg

Age: 51

Sex: M

From: Fairbanks, United States

Biographical Information

Multi-day solo trips on the Koyukuk and the Tanana

Aims for this race

Have a vigorous good time getting to the finish line

Team: 97 The Haggard Desert Nomads
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mens Tandem Kayak

Time: 53:19:00
28th Overall
8th Tandem Kayak
8th Mens Tandem Kayak


 
Joshua Shockley

Age: 27

Sex: M

From: Las Vegas, NV, United States

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

win

Druce Finlay

Age:

Sex: U

From: Las Vegas, NV, United States

Biographical Information

Everglades Challenge and numerous adventure races

Aims for this race

win

Team: 98 Like a Fox
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womens Tandem Canoe

Time: 61:04:00
57th Overall
17th Tandem Canoe
4th Womens Tandem Canoe


 
Carrie McClelland

Age: 24

Sex: F

From: , Canada

Biographical Information

Only racing other groups to the last available campsite

Aims for this race

At the end of the day be able to say:"this one time we we were part of this awesome race..."

Hayley McClelland

Age: 22

Sex: F

From: , Canada

Biographical Information

Aims for this race

To complete the race without throwing my dear sister overboard

Reasons for entering this race

('ve heard my sister talk about it non-stop!