The water was so high this year, everyone had to duck going under the bridge. Left photo: Dana & Adrian Roncea from Burlington show how it’s done. Photo to right: Denise & Michael McArthur with their daughters Kate & Sarah are ready to duck. Mom/ Grandma Elizabeth McArthur watches from bridge above. Katherine & Jennifer Siren (green canoe) and Ellie Conroy & Aileen Fletcher enjoying the day! Doug Reed & Madison Young sticking close to the shore. Steve Cauwenbergs & Sarah Hockley from Courtice. “Thanks for playing along Steve, now paddle in the water!” Kayak #40 - Andrew Pamenter from Perth. PHOTOS BY MARYANN FLEMING AND HALLIE KARPIS. RESULTS 2017 Here are the first place finishers in each category. 17 & Under Thomas Webster & Eran Foster 40 or Better - Men Alex Lawrence & Paul Seaman 40 or Better – Mixed Janice Edwards-Kennedy & Pete Kennedy 40 or Better – Women Anne-Marie Vanlieshout & Carolyn Eaton C1: Steve Mercer C2: Maria Kuzman Family Jr. & Sr. Shayne Hurst & Bill Hurst K1: Ann Debrouwer K2: Brad Warnock & Randy Donneral Kayak – Men Gordon Clarke Kayak – Women Amie Elliot Men Michael Todd & Brian Wall Mixed Couples Tori Zubrigg & Mark Wilkes River Only Gail Bailey Women Katherine Siren & Jennifer Siren June 3 was a beautiful day to be paddling and 77 vessels and 122 participants enjoyed the Canoe the Nonquon! Not only friends and family had a great time at this year’s event – even the geese joined in the fun! Next year will be the 50th annual – plan now to be part of it! Everyone a winner 16 FOCUS - JULY 2017