Welcome to the Twilight Zone.
The Yukon 1000, a truly mind-bending odyssey through the remote wilderness of the Yukon Territory and Alaska, begins today. The 1600km (1000-mile) voyage follows the same course as the iconic Yukon River Quest, however once paddlers reach the traditional finish line in Dawson they're not even halfway home.
Just imagine paddling almost the entire length of the mighty Yukon. Alone and unsupported. For almost three whole months. With half your body hanging in the water the entire way.
Lincoln Dews knows a thing or two about tough races. The former world champ may have made his mark winning short course SUP races but he's actually got a decade of experience in ultra territory. Lincoln first raced Molokai-2-Oahu as a 16-year-old in 2010 and returned several times to that
World’s longest paddle race – the “Yukon 1000” – is being postponed til 2021 due to the spread of the coronavirus
The world's longest paddle race, the mind-boggling Yukon 1000, which was set to take place across eight or nine days in July, has been postponed until 2021 due to fears about spreading the coronavirus in the remote Yukon communities and the health &
As paddlers were standing on the shores of Molokai last Sunday morning, staring out at Oahu in the distance and preparing for one of the most challenging races of the year, Bart de Zwart and Ike Frans were taking their final strokes along a very different,