McCarthy Creek Packrafting Race

 

2nd Annual McCarthy Creek

Packraft Race and Whitewater Festival

July 19 – 20, 2014

The Second Annual McCarthy Creek Packraft Race and White Water Festival was a huge success!

 Thank you to all the participants in this years festivities!

Race Participants

Up & Over: Cliff Wilson- Anchorage AK, Jerry Little- Chugiak AK, Ryan Rupert-Anchorage AK, Sean Gerhardt- Anchorage AK, Jules Hanna- Portland OR, Brian Hasebe- Spokane WA, Killian Sump- Anchorage AK, Mike Loso- McCarthy AK, Kyle Myers- McCarthy AK, Stephen Schmidt- Santa Fe NM, Tim Lee- Shoqualmie WA, Russ Devries- Anchorage AK, Ryan Hickel, Steve Duby- Nulato AK, Erin Popek- Anchorage AK, Nathan Child- Snowmass CO, Mat Brunton- Anchorage AK, Shasta Hood- Anchorage AK, Alex Gould- Fairbanks AK, Eric Mundahl- Anchorage AK

Z-Rock: Paul Lafrance- Wasilla AK, Cody Landenburger- Anchorage AK, Nancy Cook-McCarthy AK, Wil Brown- Anchorage AK, Rebecca King- Eagle River AK, Khalial Withen- Anchorage AK, Zach Fields- Anchorage AK, Ingrid Eng-Anchorage AK, Marta Krynytzky- Chugiak AK

Race Results

Up & Over:

1st- Killian Sump 3 hours 51 minutes

2nd- Mat Brunton 4 hours 10 minutes

3rd- Eric Mundahl 4 hours 19 minutes

Z-Rock:

1st-Paul Lafrance 1 hour 50 minutes

2nd- Cody Landenburger 2 hours 27 minutes

3rd- Wil Brown 2 hours 45 minutes

This year we had an exciting new event, The Boater Cross!

Boater Cross Participants:

Jonathan Neville, Ryan Motz, Kirin Riddell,
 Wil Brown,
 Dasan Marshall,
 Candyce Rodrick-Montepare, 
Monte Montepare, 
Jared Steyaert,
 Kyle Meyers,
 Fletcher Tague,
 Killian Sump,
 Spencer Williamson,
  Jeff
 Shelton, Rik Nielsen, John Lloyd, Renee Welty

Winners Of Kayak Cross

1st- Jeff
Shelton

2nd- Spencer Williamson

Winners of Packraft Cross

1st- Jonathan Neville

2nd- Rik
Nielsen

Winners of Rafter Cross

1st- Team Awesome Boof: Jeff
 Shelton, Candyce Montepare, 
Kirin Riddell, 
Rik
 Nielsen, Wil Brown

2nd-Team MRTO: John Lloyd,
 Ryan Motz,
 Renee Welty, 
Kyle Myers,
 Fletcher Tague

Huge thanks to the 2014 sponsors!!

Alpacka Rafts, AMH, Wrangell Mountain Air, The New Golden Saloon, The Potato, Susitna Sled & Kayak,

Firnline, NRS, AK Raft & Kayak, Astral Designs