Joe Ellis–My Power of Water Story

Joe Ellis–My Power of Water Story

As far back as I can remember, I've been drawn to bodies of water.  Whether it is a small backwoods pond, a trout stream, a rapid river, an inland lake, a Great Lake, or the Pacific Ocean - the Power Of Water is undeniable. My first vivid memories on the water come...

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Trey Rouss–My Power of Water Story

Trey Rouss–My Power of Water Story

Water is transforming. Beautiful. Intimidating. Clear. Distorted. Exhilarating. Ominous. A release. An escape. And a sanctuary. Life. Water is and so am I. My first real memory of THE POWER OF WATER was at ten, eleven years old. We were camping at a beach in Last...

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Hannah Easterle–My Power Of Water Story

Hannah Easterle–My Power Of Water Story

One of the key words that The Power Of Water stands for-Play. I got to play in a kayak for my first time on Friday, during the winter! I never knew there were places to use kayaks during the winter months. I am newly enjoying the lessons and fun that there is to be...

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Doris Landry-Kruse–My Power Of Water Story

Doris Landry-Kruse–My Power Of Water Story

On an early Tuesday morning in May of 2013 the sky was ominous but we were eager to paddle. The radar indicated we would be rain free for the day on the Little Muskegon River.  Unfortunately we didn't check to see if the night's rain filled the river.  It looked high...

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Scott Fairty–My Power Of Water Story

Scott Fairty–My Power Of Water Story

My First Encounter with The Power Of Water I signed up for a whitewater kayaking pool course at the local YMCA in the winter of 1981.  The course covered the basics of boat control and eskimo rolling over the course of several weeks.  The course included an optional...

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