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Jan 5, 2011

SD Digest 1-5-11

Space Dragons,

Happy New Year!  Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break, and that you are all rested up for 2011.  It is our 10th year--so let's make it a memorable one!


  • Official racing season started last Sunday -- practice attendance is tracked
  • Saturday and Sunday practices have resumed
  • Land & core workouts  have also resumed; workout attendance will also be tracked and may be a factor in seating
  • Track your own attendance with the "Space Dragons Practice Attendance" link under the "Links" section on the blog
  • RSVP the practice poll weekly--it closes every Wednesday at 7 PM
  • Parking reminders:
    • Do not park on the street
    • Please leave small lot next to Boy Scout building for church-goers on Sunday mornings
  • Dress accordingly--always prepare for cold/wet conditions

2.  BEACH CLEAN UP -- THIS Saturday 1/8
  • Our first beach clean up of the year!
  • Same time, same place -- after land workout @ Mother's Beach

3.  TEMPE -- 3/26 & 3/27
  • Our first tournament of the year is less than 3 months away!
  • Have you RSVP'd to the Evite? 
  • Don't wait until the last minute--please update Evite with lodging and transportation info

  • 2011 team dues: $80/person
  • Tempe race fee: $35/person
  • Payable to "Space Dragons", may be on the same check

  • Haven't placed your parka order yet?
  • Prices are approximate (depending on total quantity):
    • Sizes XXS - XL: $137
    • Sizes XXL & XXXL: $145
    • Large (~12" diameter) Space Dragons patch only: $12
  • Please email Marina your orders by next Thursday 1/13

6.  LONG BEACH BOOT CAMP -- 2/26 & 2/27
  • Featuring renowned Canadian coaches
  • Email the coaches if interested
  • 10 paddlers or more get 10% discount off the $100/person registration fee

7.  SPACE RIPPLE SKI/SNOWBOARD TRIP 2011 -- 2/10 thru 2/13
  • There's still time to sign up for this annual trip!
  • Mingle with your Space Ripple friends on the slopes and in the luxe lodge!
  • Details and RSVP on the Evite

8.  2011 TOURNAMENTS: Mark your calendars!
  • Tempe, AZ: March 26-27
  • Baby Long Beach: May 1
  • Alcan (Vancouver): June 11-12
  • Big Long Beach: July 30-31
  • Treasure Island (San Francisco): Sept (TBD)

-- Your Captains