I dug this photo up recently. This is me (8 years old) and Arno (my brother, 6 years old) during our very first time sitting in a kayak, at kids camp at BayCreek Paddling Center.
Next thing we knew, they were pushing us into Lake Ontario on a choppy/windy day, and we were upside down. Arno swore he'd never do it again, but for some reason I returned, year after year.
Also, these little EPI boats are SUPER tippy.
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