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24 Sep Posted by in News & Events | Comments

On October 5, Paddle 50 RiverMiles from Westport to West Point in the Louisville 50!

On October 5, Paddle 50 RiverMiles from Westport to West Point in the Louisville 50!

  The Louisville 50: Westport,Kentucky to West Point, Kentucky Ohio River Mile 580 to 630 – 50 miles October 5, 2013   Open to Human and Sail Powered Boats on the Ohio River Float/Race begins: Saturday, October 5 at 6 am: Registration opens at 5 am at Westport Boat Ramp and Park. Float/Race ends: at West Point Veterans...

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12 Mar Posted by in News & Events | Comments

Registration for Skill Clinics & Summer Camp 2013 Begins!

Registration for Skill Clinics & Summer Camp 2013 Begins!

  June Skill Clinics & SFBS Summer Camp 2013 Sign up today and begin the adventure!                    Summer Camp & Skill Clinics Information & Registration          

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07 Feb Posted by in News & Events | Comments

TEAM RiverTribe Saturdays at Skipping Fish Boat School

TEAM RiverTribe Saturdays at Skipping Fish Boat School

     Saturdays are for TEAM RiverTribe at Skipping Fish Boat School (SFBS) this winter.      The Louisville Community boathouse has briefly become a media center for the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup. It will reopen February 15, 2013. In the meantime, TEAM RiverTribe is meeting every Saturday at Skipping Fish Boat School. They’re building boats,...

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02 Aug Posted by in News & Events | Comments

Dan Young won the YUM! World Class Operations Award!

Dan Young won the YUM! World Class Operations Award!

Dan Young, from Louisville’s Special Events department, won the YUM! World Class Operations Award for his work in the recent Paddle for Hunger event. This is the first time the award has been bestowed upon anyone outside of YUM!  - Way to go, Dan!

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09 Jul Posted by in News & Events | Comments

2014 Winners of the Mayor’s Cup Youth Race on eve of “The Louisville 50″

2014 Winners of the Mayor’s Cup Youth Race on eve of “The Louisville 50″

Skipping Fish Boat School sponsored a 1.5 mile youth race for 13-17 year olds!    to Paddle For Hunger!        

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01 May Posted by in News & Events | 3 comments

Summer Camps 2012 Registration Begins!

Summer Camps 2012 Registration Begins!

  Sign up today and begin the adventure! SFBS Summer Camp 2013 Registration form available River Adventures 2013 End your summer with a river adventure!   

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02 Oct Posted by in News & Events | Comments

KFC Mayors Cup 2011: History on the Ohio

KFC Mayors Cup 2011: History on the Ohio

Sven Jonsson and Kimberley Hillerich: 1st KFC Mayor’s Cup 2011 winners On Saturday, October 1st, KFC sponsored the very first KFC Mayor’s Cup 2011, a six mile race on the Ohio River along the waterfront in downtown Louisville. (On the right) Roger Eaton, an avid racer and CEO of KFC,  supports Mayor Greg Fischer’s efforts to embrace the...

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10 Mar Posted by in News & Events | Comments

Mayor Fischer’s Hike, Bike & Paddle

Mayor Fischer’s Hike, Bike & Paddle

On March 8, 2011, Mayor Greg Fischer, in acknowledgement of Louisville’s growing paddling community, announced the addition of paddling to what had been previously known as the Mayor’s Hike & Bike. The event has been renamed the “Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle! Bravo, Mayor Fischer! Skipping Fish Boat School made and presented the Mayor with...

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12 May Posted by in News & Events | 2 comments

Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a butterfly roll

Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a butterfly roll

Watch as Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a butterfly roll. The butterfly roll allows the paddler to have one hand free for use.

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12 May Posted by in News & Events | Comments

Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a traditional Greenland roll

Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a traditional Greenland roll

Watch as Kimberley Hillerich demonstrates a traditional Greenland roll. The Inuits did not know how to swim so they relied exclusively on a vast repertoire of rolls to keep themselves upright and out of the water while they hunted large prey in unpredictable conditions.

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