Paddle In The Park Contest - There are rewards to getting "Out There"
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Paddle In The Park Contest - There are rewards to getting "Out There"
More paddles. More rewards. More time in nature.

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Fiona Westner-Ramsay is an artist, co-owner of Badger Paddles along with her husband Mike, co-founder of the Paddle in the Park Contest along with her good friend Prestion Ciere, and proud mother of Makobe Ramsay. You can usually find Fiona at the Badger Paddles sett where she does the social media, websites, and marketing for …

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Mike Ramsay

Originally from the Cambridge area, Mike Ramsay began escaping to Northern Ontario as soon as he was old enough to go to summer camp. An avid outdoorsman, Mike graduated from the Seneca College Outdoor Recreation program and has been working in the paddling industry ever since, racking up over 20 years of experience in the …

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Andrea Wilson

Our first official female paddle-hider was definitely born to canoe. As a young girl, Andrea Wilson used to spend hours steering her cedar canvas boat to her will. Back country canoe trips came next. No stranger to the trail, Andrea first became a Wilderness Guide (and Portage Queen!) when she was a mere teen. Having …

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Preston Ciere

Preston is a popular blogger, speaker, outdoor advocate, portageur extraordinaire and best friend to the famous Nancy – a New Orleans rescue dog who went from the Louisiana bayou to running around the Ontario back-country. Together they dedicate their time to encouraging people to go portaging by sharing stories of their adventures while offering entertaining …

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Kevin Callan

Kevin Callan is the author of over a dozen books: Killarney, Ways of the Wild, Happy Camper, A Paddler’s Guide to Quetico and Beyond, A Paddler’s Guide to Killarney and the French River, A Paddler’s Guide to Ontario, A Paddler’s Guide to Algonquin, A Paddler’s Guide to Ontario’s Cottage Country, A Paddler’s Guide to Rivers …

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Hap Wilson

Aside from short stints with Hollywood (teaching Pierce Brosnan how to throw a knife and paddle a canoe), Wilson has been researching and writing canoeing guidebooks since 1977. With twelve published books under his belt (The Cabin, Trails & Tribulations, Grey Owl and Me the latest additions – short stories) you’ll also find his work …

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