All that rain was at least good for the paddlers

Roy Hunter and Jeannette Fisher competed in the “Open Canoe Mixed” category on Sunday, May 19. Photo by Tom Brown

CORNWALL — Conditions were ripe for exceptional paddling for the annual Covered Bridge Slalom on the Housatonic River on Sunday, May 19. The race was sponsored by the Housatonic Area Canoe and Kayak Squad (known as HACKS).  

“The river was at a great level, fast and ‘pushy’ and therefore exciting to watch,” reported organizer Jenifer Clarke of Clarke Outdoors in Cornwall.

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