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The Unibomber registers
(Michele Genge, 2006)

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Team #59 gets their bibs

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Steve Mooney rented
us the boat

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We just have to find it! (M. Genge, 2006)

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Number is going on (M. Genge, 2006 )

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Getting sage advice (M. Genge, 2006)

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Two sisters from AB (M. Genge, 2006)

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Father and daughter from Newfoundland (M. Genge, 2006)

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Pauline from FCRCC (M. Genge, 2006)

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The boys from SK and Lac Brochet (M. Genge, 2006)

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Whitehorse from above
(Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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Scouting Lac Labarge (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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We will race in record rainfall

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Early to the start (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Here we go (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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Labarge is about wind and rain

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A ray of sun

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On the river we paddle through the night

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23.5 hours later we are in Carmacks (M. Genge, 2006)

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In 7 hours we must go again (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Leaving Carmacks, next stop Kirkman Creek (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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Teams are still arriving as we leave (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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Five Fingers Rapids at 2:30 am (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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We have no problem (Ron Bernardin, 2006)

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Kirkman Creek 17 hours later

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FCRCC women catch up

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“Headwind Alley” hurts us

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Overall winners (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Second overall are our SK and Dene friends! (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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The women that beat us (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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740 kms in 51 hours, 45 minutes, and 2 seconds (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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An emotional finish for me (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Bag lady with nothing but clean pjs

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After a shower we assess our wounds (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Check out how we did

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18th overall, 6th tandem canoe, 2nd women’s tandem canoe

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The finish line in Dawson

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Serious gear sorting

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Visitors admire Kisseynew

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Michele’s in heaven


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I’m sharing outrigger secrets (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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I’ll take this boat next time

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Gold rush town or what?

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On The Dome (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Getting the cash (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Saying goodbye (R. Bernardin, 2006)

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Drinking tequila is good for recovery (Dennis Fossenueve, 2006)

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Dennis thinks we are crazy (M. Genge, 2006)

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Ron’s poster of us, how cool! (R. Bernardin, 2006)