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A Big Thank you to all our TRAQS Participants.  We are sharing some of the Comments and Enthusiasm!

I have participated in various major events of this type (Delmarva, HRGF, Sweetwater) and feel that I improved my skills more at TRAQS than any of the others. The mentors were excellent, especially James Manke who is the best rolling instructor I have met yet.

I thoroughly enjoyed the gathering and mentoring. I really enjoyed the auction and camaraderie.

friendly,experienced mentoring has made a lot of enjoyable homework ! Awesome !!!

The event was EXCELLENT (including the paddle making class).

The mentors were excellent and the vibes among the participants was terrific. Looking forward to next year.

Overall a really terrific experience!

It was very informative for me since I am new to the Greenland style kayaking.

Thanks again for all the work you did to make for a very successful weekend. I had a great time, met lots of very nice people, and now have a much better understanding of what to do with my time when I’m upside down in the water in my kayak.

I just wanted to second the comments I made to you on the phone this AM. You really did an incredible job in orchestrating this event and deserve a lot of credit. One of your many significant accomplishments was choosing James (in fact the #1 attribute of a great leader is selecting the right people).

I can’t thank you enough for all the help on my rolls this weekend. I didn’t see a place on your website for posting a testimonial so I am including it below. Feel free to use any or all of it as you see fit on your website or anywhere else.

Thanks again for giving me a true breakthrough in my rolling progression. I really enjoyed meeting you and learning from you.