A trusty paddle is critical for racing a canoe! The boat wouldn't go anywhere without it.
Support crew is essential to helping their paddlers reach the finish line.
Single-person canoes requires focus and dedication to keep paddling through the race.
Two-person canoes must stay slow and steady to finish the race.
Four-person canoes requires constant communication in order to maintain speed both on the water and on land.
Eight-person canoes are the largest canoe on the water and requires perfectly synchronized strokes for maximum speed.