• February 22, 2014 – Half Moon Bay, CA – Pillar Point Harbor
  • March 1, 2014 – Red Bluff, CA – Sacramento River
  • March 22, 2014 – Redding, CA – Sacramento River
  • April 19, 2014 – Kernville, CA – Kern River
  • May 3, 2014 – Carnelian Bay, CA – Lake Tahoe

What to expect at all sessions

- We will spend the first session on land covering the basics of how to have a successful ultra-race. Topics include Training, Setting Goals, Nutrition, Boat rigging and more.
- The last part of the dry land clinic will be dedicated to answering questions and looking at individual boat setups.
- The group paddles will be appropriate for all levels and all vessels. They are geared to help you train smarter, not harder!

What to bring to each session

- Your kayak and Paddle and your standard Gear
- Rig your boat as you think you may set it up for the race
- Paddle Clothes for on water session
- Warm clothes for the Clinic and afterwards (for point to point trainings bring 2 sets of warm clothes for the shuttle)
- Plenty of food and hydration for on the water

Additional Notes and Community Resources

- Susan Starbird puts on paddle stroke technique sessions out of lake Natoma.
- Additional stroke coaching videos and stroke specific clinics are offered by local legend Brent Reitz
- The Wave Chaser Paddle Series offers Open Ocean races as well as novice beginner courses in the Bay Area. This is a great way to set goals and get involved with the paddling community.