Sweden's Göran Gustavsson has won the 2023 Yukon River Quest, completing the 715km (444-mile) odyssey in a time of 57 hours, 4 minutes, crossing the line in the remote outpost of Dawson just before 3am local time today. Ultra journeyman Thomas "Chilli" Schillig from Austria was the runner-up in what is his second successful navigation of the river.
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.
I found an old bag full of SUP racing event t-shirts from over the years, and I thought it might be fun to take a little trip down memory lane and share some stories from the pages of paddling history. Live... Tonight... (and hopefully tonight only because I'm still having trouble breathing after putting on a dozen t-shirts at once) I present you with T-shirt Storytime
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
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