Team Number Team Name Class
2 Paddling Forward Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Shawn Corrigan Carmacks, YT, CANADA 35 M
Race Goals Make it to Dawson and improve on 2009 time.
Raced YRQ Before Yes in 2009
Other Experience None
Team Number Team Name Class
3 This Is Your Idea Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Jason Doucet Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 35 M
2) Kam Davies Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 37 F
Race Goals 1) Finish Fast and Strong
2) Finish fast and strong
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2007
2) 2007
Other Experience 1) Local whitehorse races Round Bowen Length of the Lake
2) Local whitehorse races
Team Number Team Name Class
4 Sidley Austin Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Bruce Dailey Bondi, NW, AUSTRALIA 39 M
Race Goals Finish
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience Murray River Marathon
Team Number Team Name Class
5 Yukon Buddies Voyageur Canoe - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Wilma Kippers Manly Vale, , AUSTRALIA 56 F
2) Rosie O'Donnell Castle Hill, NS, AUSTRALIA 59 F
3) Vicki-Jane McLean West Ryde, NS, AUSTRALIA 54 F
4) Deb Hirst Sydney, , AUSTRALIA 50 F
5) Ruth Turnell Camperdown NSW, , AUSTRALIA 62 F
6) Tracey Bowne Sydney, , AUSTRALIA 49 F
7) Sue McClelland Wattle Grove, , AUSTRALIA 59 F
8) Angela Aston Putney, NS, AUSTRALIA 60 F
9) Liz Trenam Marrickville, NS, AUSTRALIA 51 F
Race Goals 1) To complete the race
2) To complete race before the cut off time.
3) Finish
4) To finish the Yukon Challenge
5) To finish within the time limit
6) To finish
7) Participate and finish
8) To be the first Australian women's crew in a Voyageur canoe to finish the race and to demonstrate that breast cancer survival can equip one for even bigger dreams.
9) To get to the end in time
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
3) NO
4) No
5) No
6) No
7) No
8) No
9) No
Other Experience 1) None yet but several events coming up before June 2010. We have just completed a 24 hour paddle.
2) Will be paddling Murray River in Dec 09
3) 4 yrs competitive Dragonboating
4) Non but we have other event lined up and we have just completed a 24 hour paddle challenge
5) 24 hour paddle dragon boat marathon dragon boat regattas
6) 5 years of dragonboat racing
7) Murray River
8) 24 Hour 100km non stop paddle in Sydney Australia and registered for Murray River Marathon 440Km Victoria Australia in Dec 2009
9) 24 hour paddle Will do Murray Marathon
Team Number Team Name Class
7 Montville Marauders Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Erin Fabian Madison, OH, UNITED STATES 28 F
2) Kevin Morgan Montville, OH, UNITED STATES 55 M
Race Goals 1) To finish
2) To achieve world peace while finishing the race
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Great Valley Fireman's Regatta 2008...nearly a quarter century paddling in the bow of my father's canoe...numerous local and regional canoe races
2) Great Valley Fireman's Regatta 2008...years of paddling and canoe racing
Team Number Team Name Class
8 Pennington - Withdrawn Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Brad Pennington Houston, TX, USA 43 M
Race Goals Race hard, suffer well.
Raced YRQ Before 2007-2009
Other Experience Raid
Team Number Team Name Class
9 Quokka Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Adam MacDonald Wynnum, QD, AUSTRALIA 40 M
2) Brendan O'Shannassy Hinterstoder, OO, AUSTRIA 39 M
Race Goals 1) To Finish and still be on good terms with Bacon
2) Not to say 'eh' and not to say aboot
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Not so much
2) DW 2009
Team Number Team Name Class
10 Team Running Wild Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Anita Allen Coral Springs, FL, USA 56 F
Race Goals To finish
Raced YRQ Before 2008
Other Experience Marathon paddling in Florida canada
Team Number Team Name Class
11 VIU 2 Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Don Cohen Nanaimo, BC, CANADA 59 M
2) Kevin Borserio Queen Charlotte, BC, CANADA 48 M
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) To complete the race
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2007
2) No
Other Experience 1) Dozens ofarctic rivers and sea kayak trips
2) 25 years of white water & surf kayaking
Team Number Team Name Class
12 Change A Life - Withdrawn Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Martin Dreyer Pietermaritzburg, KZ, SOUTH AFRICA 41 M
Race Goals Suffer gracefully
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience Paddled all SA River Races
Team Number Team Name Class
13 The Dung Beetles Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Colin Burden Pietermaritzburg, , SOUTH AFRICA 58 M
2) Nicholas Burden Pietermaritzburg, KZ, SOUTH AFRICA 27 M
Race Goals 1) To improve on the 2007 time
2) A good placing in the double kayak race.
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes 2007
2) No
Other Experience 1) Zambezi
2) In S.A. Dusi Umkomaas Fish
Team Number Team Name Class
14 Chena Fly Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Rick Hoegberg Fairbanks, AK, USA 53 M
Race Goals Finish with a smile
Raced YRQ Before 2008 and 2009
Other Experience Chena Tanana Koyukuk
Team Number Team Name Class
15 Diablo Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Chris Spoor Saanichton, BC, CANADA 27 M
Race Goals To be ahead of my father
Raced YRQ Before Yes 2009
Other Experience Recreational
Team Number Team Name Class
16 Serenity Now Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Keith Spoor Brentwood Bay, BC, CANADA 54 M
Race Goals To finish
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience None
Team Number Team Name Class
17 Blazing Paddles 7 Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) John Little Edmonton, AB, CANADA 51 M
2) Lenard Hopkins Innisfail, AB, CANADA 52 M
Race Goals 1) Finish in respectable time.
2) To get more effort out of my partner
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2004-2009
2) 2009
Other Experience 1) Alberta rivers
2) Red Deer River
Team Number Team Name Class
18 3 K Kids Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Dwayne Kostura Sherwood park, AB, CANADA 53 M
Race Goals Be safe/have fun/finish
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience Help/which end of the paddle goes in the water/ why does the paddle have two ends that look the same
Team Number Team Name Class
19 Kuuwakaa Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Luke Borserio Queen Charlotte, BC, CANADA 22 M
Race Goals Finish strong
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience 10 years ocean river and surf kayaking
Team Number Team Name Class
20 Team B Solo Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Joe Evans Walterville, OR, UNITED STATES 59 M
Race Goals To show them my backside!
Raced YRQ Before 2007 2008 2009
Other Experience Some
Team Number Team Name Class
21 Yukon JAM Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Mary Houck Verona Beach, NY, USA 48 F
2) John Ders South Otselic, NY, USA 60 M
Race Goals 1) To finish and be able to get out of the boat without assistance
2) To finish as a TEAM. To keep my heart rate below 120.
Raced YRQ Before 1) I raced the YRQ in 2007
2) 2005 2006 2007 2008
Other Experience 1) I raced in the Yukon 1000 in 2009
2) Pennobscot River Everglades Wilderness Water Way Algonquin Yellowstone
Team Number Team Name Class
22 Noahscape Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Tim Laprade Kingston, ON, CANADA 31 M
2) Mike Townsend Thessalon, ON, CANADA 36 M
Race Goals 1) To enjoy the experience. To live to tell the tale. To perhaps finish.
2) Finish and the experience
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Whitewater Rafting guide (11 years)
2) Tripping
Team Number Team Name Class
23 Aquaholics Voyageur Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Ted Laking Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 25 M
2) Brad Magnuson Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 24 M
3) Scott Westberg Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 26 M
4) Ryan Hunter Thunder Bay, ON, CANADA 26 M
5) Rodney Hulstein Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 24 M
6) Eddie Polawski Hamilton, ON, CANADA 29 M
7) David Tracz Calgary alberta, AB, CANADA 27 M
8) Graham White Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 28 M
9) Ammon Hoefs Whitehorse, YT, Canada 25
Race Goals 1) Complete the race.
2) Finish
3) Get to Dodge and head to the Pit
4) To finish under 60 hrs
5) Finish
6) To have fun and be as competitive as we can be
7) Finish
8) To finish and look good doing so
9) To not burn through too many paddles.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No.
2) No
3) No
4) No
5) No
6) No
7) No
8) No
9) No
Other Experience 1) Camping canoeing kayaking and sailing around BCs Sunshine Coast
2) Log ride at disney world many running and cycling races
3) Sometimes I jump Miles Canyon
4) Have paddled numerous rivers through out Ontario and Quebec
5) Recreational canoeing
6) Have paddled a voyaguer canoe 250km on Lake Superior have experience canoeing and kayaking just never have raced on water
7) Petawa river-french river-variouse multi day camping trips in mountain (winter and sumer)
8) Only foot races
9) Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country training, tournaments and competitions.
Team Number Team Name Class
24 Load of Bull Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Chris Bull Penticton, BC, CANADA 68 M
2) Tyson Bull Penticton, BC, CANADA 43 M
Race Goals 1) Enjoy the race. Finish within official time.
2) Finish well and enjoy the experience
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Lots of marathon races many years ago. Wilderness trips on Soper Nahanni Stikine etc.
2) Marathon whitewater flatwater
Team Number Team Name Class
25 Mind for Adventure Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Keith Ovenden Yeovil, SO, ENGLAND 55 M
2) Ian Pitchford Plymouth, DE, UK 39 M
Race Goals 1) To finish and do well
2) To complete it with my friend and raise money for charity
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) None
2) No
Team Number Team Name Class
26 Breaking Wind Voyageur Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) John Bouteloup St brelade, UK, JERSEY 51 M
2) Robert Cassin St Helier, UK, JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS 50 M
3) Simon Young St Martin, CI, JERSEY CI 46 M
4) Ian Blandin St Saviour, CI, JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS 48 M
5) Carl Clinton Jersey, CI, GREAT BRITAIN 54 M
6) John Searson Jersey, CI, UK 48 M
Race Goals 1) Adventure
2) Meet old and new friends Race hard Finish well
3) To see if everything that Carl and Rob have told me about the YRQ is true
4) Enjoy the race and protect the Bears from Carl and to have fun with this new team
5) To Enjoy
6) Enjoy the wilderness-learn-go fast- have fun.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) 2006 2008
3) No
4) NO
5) 2006 2008
6) NO
Other Experience 1) None
2) Rowed Atlantic 1997 London to Paris 2000
3) London to Paris record Sark to Jersey Boston Marathon (rowing)
4) Rowed Atlantic Canary Islands to Bardados 1997
5) R0wing races
6) Atlantic Rowing Race 1997
Team Number Team Name Class
27 Paddlers Abreast Voyageur Canoe - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Linda Rapp Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 54 F
2) Claire Desmarais Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 60 F
3) Dawn Fralick Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 59 F
4) Asa Berg Atlin, BC, CANADA 53 F
5) Lynn Rice-rideout Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 38 F
6) Monique Levesque Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 44 F
7) Maralyn Rogers Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 58 F
8) Michelle Wagner Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 52 F
Race Goals 1) To race well for our 10th anniversary
2) Paddle well start to finish to maybe inspire those going throught breast cancer treatment and in memory of those who will never have the chance to make this great journey
3) Stay healthy and better last year's time
4) Complete the race in good health
5) To have fun and finish the race
6) To do my very best to fulsill Karin and Peggy's dream to go down the river, but who can't do it this year due to health reasons and to honor and celebrate the life of all my family members, friends, and colleagues who have survived, or not, cancer.
7) To enjoy every minute - Whoohoo! - with us all healthy and strong.
8) Take in the scenery and enjoy myself
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2001-2009 (9 years)
2) 2001 2003 2005 2006 2008
3) 2001-2008
4) 2007 2008
5) 6 years
6) 2004 YRQ Support Team
7) 2008 and 2009
8) 2009
Other Experience 1) Other Yukon and Saskatchewan rivers
2) Various Yukon rivers and lakes in canoe or kayak
3) None
4) Stikine Chutine Half Way
5) None
6) Absolutely, totally none.
7) Very little.
8) None
Team Number Team Name Class
28 Experimental Curry Powder Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Adam Jordan Tharwa, AC, AUSTRALIA 27 M
2) Chris St Jack Tharwa, AT, AUSTRALIA 23 M
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) Have a crackin good time with a Grizzly in my boat
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) Nope
Other Experience 1) Boundary water canoeing and Canoing on the snowy river in victoria australia
2) Rower and paddler for a few years now but its been a while since ive raced
Team Number Team Name Class
29 Wildflower Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Ingrid Wilcox Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 62 F
Race Goals Improve my time
Raced YRQ Before Yes 2000 2002-2009
Other Experience Most Northern Rivers
Team Number Team Name Class
30 Merrell / Akali Huki Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Carter Johnson Sausaltio, CA, USA 34 M
Race Goals Not sink
Raced YRQ Before Yes
Other Experience None
Team Number Team Name Class
31 Red Stove minus 1 Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Clarence Jenkins Wellington, ON, CANADA 70 M
Race Goals Find the lost shortcut channel and paddle into Dawson before the official time runs out.
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience Coastal Newfoundland.Lake Ontario.Southern Ontario Waterways. Mackenzie River. Fort Providence to Wrigley
Team Number Team Name Class
32 Ruby Range Adventure - rubyrange.com - Withdrawn Solo Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Tim Hodgson Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 42 M
Race Goals Paddle fast and smooth
Raced YRQ Before 7 YRQs
Other Experience Many Northern Rivers
Team Number Team Name Class
33 WYE2YUKON 2010 Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Oliver Pollard London, , UNITED KINGDOM 26 M
2) Tom Booth Manchester, , UK 26 M
Race Goals 1) Complete the WYE2YUKON CHALLENGE 2010: Jan. (Wales UK)- WYE100 100miles. Apr. (England UK)- Devizes to Westminster 125miles Jun. (Yukon Canada)- YRQ2010 460miles. RAISE 20000 for HELPforHEROES
2) FINISH (60HRS) TO COMPLETE OUR WYE2YUKON CHARITY CHALLENGE
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) NO
Other Experience 1) Complete novice other than training for WYE2YUKON CHALLENGE 2010
2) DEVISES TO WESTMINSTER 09 & 10
Team Number Team Name Class
34 Canoe Critters Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Brook Swanson Spokane, WA, USA 33 M
2) Tim Ahern Medical Lake, WA, USA 51 M
Race Goals 1) To finish strong
2) To finish strong and have fun
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Some adventure racing and lots of paddling.
2) 1988 Texas Water Safari 8th place
Team Number Team Name Class
35 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Terry Ramin Prince Rupert, BC, CANADA 51 M
2) Jean-Francois Latour Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 47 M
Race Goals 1) Win the men's tandem division?
2) Paddle fast with a good friend
Raced YRQ Before 1) 6 years
2) 2004 2006 2008
Other Experience 1) Belize river challenge
2) None
Team Number Team Name Class
36 Shiver Me Timbers Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Noel Ives Donalda, AB, CANADA 28 M
2) David Ball Edmonton, AB, CANADA 33 M
Race Goals 1) To finish strong
2) Enjoy the race with a good time
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Weekend canoe trips and whitewater kayaking class 4-5
2) North Saskatchewan Pembina
Team Number Team Name Class
37 Team Severn Tandem Kayak - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Martin Bulmer Washago, ON, CANADA 49 M
2) Janie Bulmer Washago, ON, CANADA 47 F
Race Goals 1) To Finish
2) Finish with a smile
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Intense river and lake experience
2) Intense river and lake experience
Team Number Team Name Class
38 Team Whoa Voyageur Canoe - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Patricia Clune Toronto, ON, CANADA 53 F
2) Megan Phillips Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 37 F
3) Susan McDowell Markham, ON, CANADA 55 F
4) Shelley Gellatly Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 46 F
5) Beth McIlroy Toronto, ON, CANADA 40 F
6) Julia Gerlach Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 47 F
7) Noreen Schaefer Carcross, YT, CANADA 46 F
8) Tunde Fulop Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 44 F
9) Sylvia Anderson Whitehorse, YK, CANADA 50 F
Race Goals 1) Finish safe and sound
2) To finish with a smile, grace and style - rolling into Dawson for the first time ever on the wild, Yukon River with a team of amazing women!
3) Beat last years time
4) To finish in good health and good spirits!
5) Beer on the Pier
6) I want to have fun out there.
7) To have a fun race.
8) Not to have a nerves breakdown at 5 finger this time
9) Have fun
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2005 through 2009
2) No
3) YRQ 2006-2010
4) YRQ from 2006 - 2010
5) YRQ 2005-2010
6) No
7) No YRQ experience.
8) Yes '04-'05-'06
9) 2006
Other Experience 1) Outdoor adventures
2) Many,many marathons, road races, and bike races.
3) None
4) Last three years with Team WHOA and as a volunteer at Carmacks 3 years prior to that.
5) Stanhope Triathlon
6) I love to paddle.
7) Extensive river tripping, backcountry adventures, running.
8) Nisutlin Takhini
9) Several adventure races 8 days to 24-36 hours
Team Number Team Name Class
39 Paddling Problem Solo Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Gaetan Plourde Perth, ON, CANADA 36 M
Race Goals Top 7 in solo canoe class
Raced YRQ Before 2006 2009
Other Experience Shorter races only
Team Number Team Name Class
40 The Austrian Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Heinz Rodinger Gramastetten, AT, Austria 69 M
Race Goals To continue to improve my time.
Raced YRQ Before 2001 - 2009
Other Experience Olympic Games 1972 - K4
Team Number Team Name Class
41 Inner Limits Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Justin Speake Preston capes, NN, UK 46 M
Race Goals To finish
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience None ultra runner and mountaineer
Team Number Team Name Class
42 Blandin/Anderson Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Kerry Blandin Jersey, ON, CHANNEL ISLANDS 60 M
2) Ian Anderson St Helier Je, CI, UK 55 M
Race Goals 1) Finish well & enjoy
2) Just enjoy the experience
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2008
2) No
Other Experience 1) Row the Atlantic 2001
2) Atlantic Rower 2001
Team Number Team Name Class
43 River Rat Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
David Peters Eagle River, AK, US 50 M
Race Goals Finish in good time
Raced YRQ Before 2009
Other Experience Iditasport Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
Team Number Team Name Class
44 Two Bucks Tandem Kayak - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Mike Buck Valdez, AK, USA 55 M
2) Teri Buck Anchorage, AK, USA 47 F
Race Goals 1) Get to the finish
2) Finish with a smile
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Guide in alaska for 30 years
2) None
Team Number Team Name Class
1 Texans Voyageur Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Richard Ameen Cypress, TX, USA 48 M
2) John Hoffart Magnolia, TX, USA 46 M
3) Tim Anglin Plano, TX, USA 44 M
4) Mike Rendon Austin, TX, USA 43 M
5) Wade Binion College Station, TX, USA 31 M
6) David Kelly San Rafael, CA, USA 45 M
Race Goals 1) Have fun, meet others
2) Have fun, meet others
3) Help team win, and meet other international paddlers
4) Have fun & enjoy the company
5) Have fun & enjoy the company
6) Work with the team to get it done.
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes
2) Yes
3) Yes
4) Yes
5) Yes
6) Yes 2004 2005 2006 2009
Other Experience 1) TWS, C100
2) TWS
3) TWS, C100
4) TWS, C100, MR340
5) TWS, C100
6) Somewhere around 90 adventure type races.
Team Number Team Name Class
82 guidesboreal.com Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Christophe Marie Saint pierre en, FR, France 34 M
2) Elias Clark Gatineau, Quebec, Canada 20 M
Race Goals 1) Just for fun
2) To complete the race and be satisfied with my performance.
Raced YRQ Before 1) Non
2) No YRQ experience.
Other Experience 1) I'm a canoe guide
2) Lots of paddling on Quebec lakes.
Team Number Team Name Class
45 Blonder'nStronger Tandem Canoe - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Jessie Thomson-Gladish Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 24 F
2) Tiffany Duncan Whitehorse, ON, CANADA 25 F
Race Goals 1) To finish
2) FINISH.
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2009
2) 2009
Other Experience 1) Recreational river/lake trips
2) Leisure trips.
Team Number Team Name Class
46 Dragon Healers Voyageur Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Ross Britt San Francisco, CA, USA 51 M
2) John Eck Santa Rosa, CA, UNITED STATES 54 M
3) Lawrence Pang Hercules, CA, UNITED STATES 27 M
4) Sandy Eck Quincy, CA, USA 52 F
5) Johnny Eason Novato, CA, USA 36 M
6) Brian Soo Daly City, CA, USA 42 M
7) Andy Tubbs San Francisco, CA, USA 41 M
8) , , F
Race Goals 1) 1. Have Fun 2. Finish 3. Top 10
2) Finish in the top three
3) 1) Survive 2) Make it to the finish line as more than a corpse 3) obnoxiously brag about making it to the finish line
4) Have fun and finish
5) Have fun and enjoy a killer adventure
6) Finish and not die
7) To make new friends and have as much fun paddling 460 miles.
8)
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
3) No
4) No
5) NO
6) N
7) No; but numerous multi-day adventure races.
8)
Other Experience 1) Many Dragon Boat Races + Great Amazon River Raft Race
2) Dragon Boat Races
3) 5 years dragon boat experience
4) Whitewater and flatwater kayaking
5) Kayaking for years canoed in canada before climber and backpacking and mountaineering
6) Great River Amazon Raft Race
7) Kayaking, whitewater rafting, riverboarding all over world both solo and team.
8)
Team Number Team Name Class
47 Southern Extreme Solo Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Rod Price Orlando, FL, USA 50 M
Race Goals To race to my abilities in the shorter Yukon race.
Raced YRQ Before NO
Other Experience Yukon 1000 - Everglades Challenge 300 - Adirondack 90 - Suwannee River Challenge
Team Number Team Name Class
48 Marriage Prep Tandem Kayak - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Sarah Wilson Edmonton, AB, CANADA 28 F
2) Nathan Hall Edmonton, AB, CANADA 29 M
Race Goals 1) 65 Hours. To remain engaged.
2) Remain engaged. Always shoot to win.
Raced YRQ Before 1) NO
2) No but I have imaged it.
Other Experience 1) Canoe Trips. Hiking.
2) Kayaking North Saskatchewan. Enjoy boat races.
Team Number Team Name Class
49 Hollyburn Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Steve Britten North Vancouver, BC, CANADA 60 M
2) Robert Jones North Vancouver, BC, CANADA 41 M
Race Goals 1) Finish in 60 hours
2) Finish
Raced YRQ Before 1) NO
2) No
Other Experience 1) River races in South Africa
2) Vaal River 80km (South Africa)
Team Number Team Name Class
50 The Steelbacks Voyageur Canoe - Open
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Mark Hart London, LN, ENGLAND 26 M
2) Ian Coe Hatfield, , UNITED KINGDOM 27 M
3) Christopher Vickers Cuffley, ON, CANADA 24 M
4) John Jeffree Grays, ES, UNITED KINGDOM 42 M
5) Alun Thomas London, ON, ENGLAND 28 M
6) Peter Joyes Goffs Oak, H, UNITED KINGDOM 21 M
Race Goals 1) To improve on our time in 2008
2) To complete it in a decent time.
3) To win
4) Always do something to Win then to Finish
5) To beat everybody else
6) N/A
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes - in the team Badger Bears in 2008
2) No
3) No
4) No
5) No
6) No
Other Experience 1) I have completed a few kayak courses as part of military training
2) None only previous kayaking non competitive experience
3) Army 7 years
4) Recreational Canoeing hiking camping Triathlons.
5) Regular medium distance kayaking
6) None
Team Number Team Name Class
51 Pees in a pod Tandem Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Martha Taylor Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 41 F
2) Connie Lebrun Edmonton, AB, CANADA 55 F
Race Goals 1) Have fun paddle well and finish
2) Have fun finish the race keep on smiling and make new friends
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Northern river guide for 16 years
2) Canoeing on the Nahanni and sea kayaking BC and Alaska
Team Number Team Name Class
52 Non Compos Mentis Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Paul Geoffrion North Vancouver, BC, CANADA 35 M
2) Steven Covey Orleans, ON, CANADA 42 M
Race Goals 1) Finish in 60 hrs
2) Finish in 60 hrs
Raced YRQ Before 1) BC
2) 2008
Other Experience 1) YRQ 2008
2) YRQ 2008
Team Number Team Name Class
53 Soiled Sport Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Bill Nighingale Edmonton, AB, CANADA 55 M
2) Larry Gooder London, ON, CANADA 55 M
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) Finish
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Grande River
2) Georgian Bay -Lake Huron -Grand River
Team Number Team Name Class
54 15 X O Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Larry Seethaler Anchorage, AK, USA 67 M
2) Brenda Forsythe Anchorage, AK, USA 52 F
Race Goals 1) Paddle as in years past
2) Paddle well and finish happy
Raced YRQ Before 1) All years
2) Eight YRQs
Other Experience 1) Yukon 1000
2) Yukon 1000
Team Number Team Name Class
55 Foolish & Feeble Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Bob McBeath Everson, WA, USA 66 M
2) Dan Cantrell Bellingham, WA, US 62 M
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) Relax and enjoy the vastness
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2008.2009
2) 2008 2009
Other Experience 1) Many and varied
2) Ski to sea
Team Number Team Name Class
56 On Top of Your Dreams - www.rubyrange.com Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Eric Lindsey Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 24 M
2) Verena Koenig Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 26 F
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) Finishing With laughing
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) River guide
2) River guide
Team Number Team Name Class
57 The Finnish Tramp Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Seppo Kivioja Nivala, , FINLAND 54 M
Race Goals Finisher pin
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience A week long kayaking/kamping in northern finland
Team Number Team Name Class
58 Quick Quokkas Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Paul Gill Bicton, WA, AUSTRALIA 39 M
2) Brendan Wilkinson Bicton, WA, AUSTRALIA 44 M
Race Goals 1) Smash Max and Bacon
2) Beat mark and bacon team. don't let my team mate down.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Avon Descent Australia
2) 2300km paddle in 26 days etc
Team Number Team Name Class
59 Second Time Around Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Iain Seal Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 41 M
2) Ingabritt Scholven Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 51 F
Race Goals 1) To finish safely faster than last year
2) To enjoy teaming up with the river again
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes 2009
2) 2008
Other Experience 1) Jasper Banff relays marathons
2) A few rivers
Team Number Team Name Class
60 Bernie and Dave Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) David Froh Regina, SK, CANADA 28 M
2) Brendan Mackenzie Regina, SK, CANADA 28 M
Race Goals 1) To finish strong and stay warm
2) Keep paddling
Raced YRQ Before 1) Nope
2) No
Other Experience 1) Living in Saskatchewan
2) A few and ironman
Team Number Team Name Class
61 Light On Water Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Aly Morham Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 47 F
Race Goals To have fun and make it to Dawson
Raced YRQ Before Yes 2008
Other Experience Lots of northern experience
Team Number Team Name Class
62 Team DP Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Patrick Von wiegen Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 25 M
2) Dave Taylor Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 25 M
Race Goals 1) Finish with a faster time than last year
2) Finish strong
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2009
2) No
Other Experience 1) No other races but many river trips
2) Recreational paddling only
Team Number Team Name Class
63 Elixir Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Andrew Feucht Lynnwood, WA, USA 39 M
2) Miles Ohlrich Seattle, WA, USA 41 M
Race Goals 1) Enjoy another fantastic outdoor adventure in Canada. Experience 24 hours of daylight for the first time. Work on my suntan. See some critters.
2) Keep up with my teammate.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Coastal Kayaking. Prince Rupert to Anecortes Washington entirely on the outer coast
2) Coastal kayaing. adventure racing. trail running. riverboarding
Team Number Team Name Class
64 2 Staples Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Robert Staples Grande prairie, AB, CANADA 54 M
2) Erin Staples Grande prairie, AB, CANADA 21 F
Race Goals 1) To finish
2) To finish
Raced YRQ Before 1) Dyea to dawson 1998
2) No
Other Experience 1) Dyea to dawson 1998
2) Recreational
Team Number Team Name Class
65 Two Paddles Short Voyageur Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Colin Graham Cumberland, BC, CANADA 36 M
2) Donald Sundquist Courtenay, BC, CANADA 58 M
3) Matt Landry Windsor, ON, CANADA 27 M
4) Duane Kerr Royston, BC, CANADA 46 M
5) Corinne Kerr Royston, BC, CANADA 45 F
6) Sandra Crawford Comox, BC, CANADA 46 F
7) Donna Brown Courtenay, BC, CANADA 50 F
Race Goals 1) To improve on last years time
2) Enjoy the ride and improve on the 2009 time (55 hours or bust)
3) Improve last years time and have fun.
4) Under 55 hours
5) Under 55 hours
6) To finish alive and happy
7) To live
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes 2009
2) 2009
3) 2008 and 2009
4) 2009
5) 2009
6) No
7) No
Other Experience 1) None
2) Lots
3) Other rivers and lakes in Yukon and Ontario
4) None
5) None
6) Bowron and Sayward Forest
7) Lots of hiking
Team Number Team Name Class
66 Merrell/Akali Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Robyn Benincasa Cardiff, CA, USA 43 F
Race Goals To see what Ive got
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience 36 Expedition legth Adventure Races and Texas Water Safari
Team Number Team Name Class
67 Co-prox Paddlers Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Michael Lavelle Cannock Staffs, WS, ENGLAND 36 M
2) Martin Evans Cannock Staffs, NA, ENGLAND 36 M
Race Goals 1) To finish well. A personal achievement we can be proud of.
2) COmpletion
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) NO
Other Experience 1) No race experience. Numerous coastal lake and river trips in Scotland and Ireland.
2) UK ONLY
Team Number Team Name Class
68 Nelsen Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Severin Nelsen Skagway, AK, UNITED STATES 28 M
Race Goals Finish the race in under 50 hours. To have a thrilling challenge to work towards and to be in great physical shape.
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience First Race. Multiple canoe trips on the Missouri. Kayak trips in Glacier Bay. Atlin Lake. and Lynn Canal. 3 years whitewater rafting guide on the Arkansas. WFR certified. Commercial AK fishing
Team Number Team Name Class
69 Miller Boys Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Michael Miller Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 57 M
2) Thomas Miller Ottawa, ON, CANADA 25 M
Race Goals 1) Finish the race still talking to Tom
2) Finish
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Mountain Rupert and Missinabi Rivers
2) Raisin river race numerous wilderness and whitewater trips
Team Number Team Name Class
70 Tree Bandit Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Allen Cousins Mead, WA, UNITED STATES 41 M
Race Goals Just finish the race
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience None
Team Number Team Name Class
71 Team SofA Tandem Kayak - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Janice Mason Victoria, BC, CANADA 50 F
2) Robin McFee Vancouver, BC, CANADA 21 M
Race Goals 1) To have fun and cross the line smiling
2) Under 50 hours.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Lots of ocean experience. Half ironman triathlons. Short adventure races
2) N/A
Team Number Team Name Class
72 Halifax Explosion Tandem Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Wally Woodbury Dartmouth, NS, CANADA 56 M
2) Jodi Isenor Dartmouth, NS, CANADA 35 M
Race Goals 1) To finish right behind my partner
2) To finish ahead of my teammate
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2008
2) No
Other Experience 1) Some
2) Some fun stuff
Team Number Team Name Class
73 JKP Solo Kayak - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Kieran O'Kane Seattle, WA, USA 33 M
Race Goals Stay awake and keep paddling all the way to the finish.
Raced YRQ Before 2007 2008
Other Experience Many expeditions in the British Isles and Puget Sound.
Team Number Team Name Class
75 Nova Scotia Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Jeff Harris Clementsvale, NS, CANADA 28 M
2) Adam Mayotte Bear River, NS, Canada 28 M
Race Goals 1) Leave with a great experience
2) Leave with a great experience.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Paddling many streams lakes and rivers in Nova Scotia especially extensive experience in the Tobeatic Wilderness Area. Paddling rivers and lakes in the Alberta Rockies.
2) Paddling many streams, river and lakes in Nova Scotia and Alberta Rockies.
Team Number Team Name Class
76 Cruzin Tandem Kayak - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Brad Krog Bowdoin, ME, USA 57 M
2) Dawn Krog Bowdoin, ME, USA 47 F
Race Goals 1) Enjoy the Scenery
2) Dawson By Dusk
Raced YRQ Before 1) Yes
2) Yes
Other Experience 1) Downriver Paddling
2) Downriver Paddling
Team Number Team Name Class
81 Kanu-2-D Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Jim Boyde Whitehorse, YT, CANADA 67 M
2) Pam Boyde Whitehorse, YT, Canada 62 F
Race Goals 1) Dawson-in good time.
2) To finish it.
Raced YRQ Before 1) 2005/6/7/8/9
2) Have done the YRQ each year since 2005.
Other Experience 1) 360/backcountry
2) Canoe tripping on a number of Yukon Rivers
Team Number Team Name Class
77 Paddle Masters Tandem Canoe - Men
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Gil Olson Sherwood park, AB, CANADA 48 M
2) Brent MacDonald Edmonton, AB, CANADA 37 M
Race Goals 1) Finish
2) Finish
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Little
2) Little
Team Number Team Name Class
78 Kria Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Louise Hamlin Pasadena, CA, USA 37 F
Race Goals To finish with a smile
Raced YRQ Before 2008
Other Experience Paddling in California and Antarctica and Baja
Team Number Team Name Class
80 Sub Saharan Song Solo Kayak - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
Jeandrew Brink Pasadena, CA, UNITED STATES 33 F
Race Goals To row row row my boat ...
Raced YRQ Before No
Other Experience Channel Island Hopping (CA) Bay to Bay San Diego
Team Number Team Name Class
79 Frostlink Tandem Canoe - Mixed
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Pauline Frost Whitehorse, YT, Canada 46 F
2) Jody Linklater Whitehorse, YT, Canada 35 M
Race Goals 1) I plan to be a second behind Jody!
2) I plan to win!
Raced YRQ Before 1) A few YRQ's.
2) No
Other Experience 1) Saskatchewan Centennial Quest and others.
2) Eight years racing in Praeneos.
Team Number Team Name Class
74 SARtifiable Tandem Canoe - Women
Members
Name Location Age Gender
1) Wendy Morrison Marsh Lake, YT, Canada 35 F
2) Cynthia Friedrich Whitehorse, YT, Canada 38 F
Race Goals 1) To finish and be smiling at the Finish Line.
2) Finish the race and enjoy the experience, for the most part.
Raced YRQ Before 1) No
2) No
Other Experience 1) Recreational trips on many Yukon rivers.
2) Multi-day river and lake trips.