One Sport, Two Races, 4500 Miles of Unlimited Possibilities


If you haven't checked out the road trip blog by the U-5/U-7 crew, do yourself a favor and take a look. It's just darn interesting and extremely well done.

From the $1 all-you-can-eat pancakes to the pictures of the "weird bridge thingy," it's just plain fun. Well done guys!

Drivers prepare for speedy Columbia

"In qualifying you have these huge turns," said Steve David, who drives the U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto and won last year's race here. "You don't have to decelerate that much. Usually the wind is light and the air is good -- but it's hot. You can run the boat more loose in qualifying."

Drivers prepare for speedy Columbia >>
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VIDEO: 2.5 Liter Modified Hydroplane Eastern Divisional Championship Waterford 2009

2.5 Liter Modified Hydroplane Eastern Divisional Championship Waterford 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: National Modified Hydroplane Eastern Divisional Championship Waterford 2009

National Modified Hydroplane Eastern Divisional Championship Waterford 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Valleyfield 2009 - GP Final onboard GP-777 Patrick Haworth


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VIDEO: Elizabeth Wolfe spins NM-93

Elizabeth Wolfe Spins NM-93 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

From Elizabeth: "My neck is sore, I have a headache, I am moving slowly but I am OK. Thank you for all of the well wishes. The boat took much more damage than I did."

VIDEO: CS-43 flip in Valleyfield 2009

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The Green Dragon Rides Again - Vintage Miss Bardahl heads to Tri-Cities


This note from Jim Osterberg with the Vintage Bardahl team: As you know, we're bringing Miss Bardahl to Tri-Cities to run in the Columbia Cup vintage event. We arrive in the pits Thursday afternoon.

Attached is an updated PDF of our capsule-history brochure.
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About a year ago I tracked down and found a "lost" original crew member from 1965, Roger Kruse. He lives in Oregon and has since joined our team, which gives us four of the original crew members.