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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.