2K/Steers Clinic Nov. 3-4
NBP will be host for a 2K/steers clinic coached by Megan Kress on Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 3-4. An on-water session Saturday will be followed by a brown bag lunch and in-class session before returning to the water for a second session. There will be no rush and lots of time for questions and answers. On Sunday we will return at 8:00 am for a second session followed by Q & A. We will be done before lunch.
Please feel free to invite experienced paddlers as MK has agreed to allow a third boat for overflow. Spots are filling fast — register now!
TIMES: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8-10:30 a.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 8-11:30 a.m.
FEE: $40 per person
REGISTER: Click here to register
About Megan Kress
Megan Kress has been involved in dragon boating for 18 years. She has raced with high-performance crews in the United States, Canada and China. Megan holds a Level I and Level II Coaching Certification with Dragon Boat Canada. She has been the coach of the Duluth (Minn.) Blue Water Paddling for 14 years and coaches the Dragon Divas, a BCS team in St. Paul, Minn., with more than 60 members for the past seven years. She is also a regular coach at Jim Farintosh’s annual Bow Wave spring training camp in Melbourne, Fla.
In 2013, Megan joined the coaching staff of the national team, Team USA, for competition at the IDBF World Championships in Hungary. She worked as the assistant coach with Team USA Senior A (40+) Women to bring home four medals (two silver, two bronze) in four events, a program record. In 2016 she joined the Team USA coaching staff again as a senior A women’s assistant aoach for the 2015 IDBF World Championships held in Welland, Ontario. She was also selected as a Coach for the 2017 IDBF World Championships in Kunming, China.
Megan has spent a lifetime on the water. Some of her highlights are guiding wilderness trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Provincial Park, instructing sea kayaking on the Great Lakes, guiding paddle trips to Greenland, and paddling the northern rivers of Nunavut, Manitoba and Ontario.