In lieu of a wordy update about our highly modified Flying Scot and our efforts to get the boat and crew to the starting line of the 2014 Everglades Challenge, I've gathered a few video links. The race starts on March 1, so yes, things are a bit hectic around here.
Here's a look at the beach pre-start in 2013. Not exactly a Concors d'Elegance (Although, in the Zen and the Art of Motorcycle sense of "elegance" perhaps...), still, it's a scrappy line-up, full of dreamers and bold hearts.
The following video about the 2013 EC comes from one of TwoBeers's college pals, Sean Hawes (SeaDogPod), who paddled a kayak last year and who plans to windsurf the course this year. 300 miles of windsurfing, carrying a boat-load of gear!
"The Challenge" documentary by Warren Richey is a wonder -- he combines video clips from a bunch of competitors with music and a charming rhyming narrative for a thorough look at the wacky WaterTribe. Settle in with popcorn and jujubes for this one:
And aww, herewith the undersized fruits of my own GoPro Studio labors:
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