Racers up a creek without kayaks
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
Boats stolen the night before trip
By: Aldo Santin
Two Manitobans' attempt to compete in the arduous Yukon River Quest got off to a bad start this week when their kayaks were stolen.
Ben Price and Darwin Wiebe spent the past year training for the 715-kilometre race on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City. They bought two 17-foot Kevlar kayaks last month and stopped at Price's sister's house on Oakland Avenue in North Kildonan this week before they left on their trip. Read full article.