Ra Ra, Rawdon!

Photo credit: Beatriz Mora Verdun recently competed in the Rawdon Festival, a welcome break from the more intense competitions in the Triple Crown trifecta (H20, Montreal Challenge, Quebec Cup). Set in the Lanaudière region in southwestern Quebec, the competition featured three races (400m, a 200m sprint, and a 400m finale), set against the gorgeous backdrop … Continue reading Ra Ra, Rawdon!

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Meet our Paddlers! Verdun Vignettes

We are proud to announce that Verdun is expanding! With many of last year’s Impact paddlers joining the Force sports team, there has been active recruitment for Impact, the Men’s, and the Women’s teams. Bringing together a crop of new athletes, some with paddling experience, others brand new to water sports, we were curious to … Continue reading Meet our Paddlers! Verdun Vignettes

Gold, Silver, Bronze! Verdun Cleans Up at the Montreal Challenge

Photo: Mission Dragon Boat  A sunny day greeted paddlers as we headed to the Olympic Basin for the Montreal Dragon Boat Challenge (July 6-7) - a welcome change from the previous year of torrential rains and thunderstorms! Verdun geared up its four competitive teams – V- Force (formerly Verdun Women), Brute Force (the men’s team), … Continue reading Gold, Silver, Bronze! Verdun Cleans Up at the Montreal Challenge

Paddling by the Light of the Moon – and Fluorescent Wrist Bands ;)

There is truly nothing quite like paddling at night. When everyone else is (sanely) warm and inside, we valiantly stay on the water and are usually the only brave boats out, paddling by the light of gorgeous sunsets - and then the moon. It is truly a spectacular sight, so serene and still, the water … Continue reading Paddling by the Light of the Moon – and Fluorescent Wrist Bands 😉