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Sunday, July 14, 2024
NOTL hosts paddleboarding races for Ontario series
The start of the race is always exciting. These paddleboarders dig in at the sound of the starter's gun. DAVE VAN DE LAAR
Paddlers race past Fort Mississauga on the shores of Lake Ontario during Saturday's Sup Series paddleboard action. DAVE VAN DE LAAR
James Bradford-Andrew of NOTL completed in the Open Division. DAVE VAN DE LAAR
James Benson holds his arms up high after winning the Novice Men division title. DAVE VAN DE LAAR
Paddlers took the opportunity to relax on the course after the race was completed. DAVE VAN DE LAAR
Four-year-old Hannah and sister Lily, 8, were dad David Lewiss' biggest fans. DAVE VAN DE LAAR

Paddleboarders were off to the races on Saturday, paddles breaking the water of the Niagara River in a quest to be the best.

The Niagara River Challenge paddleboard races were held in Niagara-on-the-Lake on June 22, the second race of the Ontario Sup Series schedule, hosted by NOTL’s Paddle Niagara.

In all, 39 paddlers took part in the event in 10 separate divisions.

NOTL was represented by Hazel Morris, who won a gold medal in the Women’s Novice Division and James Bradford-Andrew who raced in the Open Division but did not place.

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