Update 219-10-30: The winners.
We’ll announce the winners soon. Meanwhile, here are some pictures of the Second Annual WWALS Boomerang.
Special thanks to Hamilton County, Florida, Commissioner Beth Burnam for welcoming all the paddlers to Florida.
Here’s video of Beth Burnam speaking:
There was plenty of river to spread out on, with a very nice day, cool, sunny, and a breeze.
Not far after Mile 1, we slowpokes met some people coming back already.
Shelby Miller helped many people through the one shoal.
Bobby McKenzie marked miles 1, 2, and 3 with banners. This is Mile 2.
Cindy Leighton picked up a fishing pole, and carried it all the way to Mile 3, which Bobby had marked with a Suwannee Riverkeeper banner.
Here are Conn and Trudy Cole finishing.
Many people got the orange tumblers with the race logo.
The replacement Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail signs are still there. Nobody has stolen them this since Dan Phillips planted them just before Paddle Georgia. Somebody did shoot holes in them within the past week.
Finally, Gretchen took up the WWALS banner Bobby had put at the turnoff to State Line Boat Ramp. A good time was had by all, and see you there with your friends next year!
Here’s a WWALS video playlist:
Pictures and Videos: WWALS Boomerang 2019-10-26
Videos by John S. Quarterman for WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS).
See also facebook pictures by:
As mentioned, we will post the winners soon.
All the previous information about WWALS Boomerang 2019 is on the WWALS website:
Come on back to WWALS Boomerang 2020 next fall, and meanwhile, don’t forget our Eighth Annual BIG Little River Paddle Race, coming up April 25, 2020, at Reed Bingham State Park, betweeen Adel and Moultrie, Georgia.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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