The spring melt means paddling time for the brave in Minnesota, and they don’t even need warm weather.
Chris Baer, a professional kayaker who travels the country testing its rivers, has posted this video of paddling the Vermillion River in Hastings, and surfing Lake Superior.
A cold and snowy beginning to the Minnesota season from Chris Baer on Vimeo.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.