As we all prepare for the Great SLAP race on July 20th, here’s a look at the group who originated the Soap Lake Great Canoe Race in 1980.
They sure had the right stuff. The race was originally scheduled for just after Mt. St. Helens blew. Not only were they able to reschedule the event, 26 canoes raced that first year.
What a group!
Back 4: Kurt Graham, Jim Fronsman, Cliff Osborn, Bryan Westover
Middle 4: Marina Romary, Debi Bishop, Karen Ball, Jeanne-Marie Peterson
Front 4: Bob Anderson, John Poling, Danny Carter, Gene Norley