War canoe racces

Paddlers had to battle wind and choppy waters during the 58th annual Cultus Lake Water Sports War Canoe Races last weekend.

Paddlers had to battle wind and choppy waters during the 58th annual Cultus Lake Water Sports War Canoe Races last weekend.

Paddlers had to battle wind and choppy waters during the 58th annual Cultus Lake Water Sports War Canoe Races last weekend.

Paddlers had to battle wind and choppy waters during the 58th annual Cultus Lake Water Sports War Canoe Races last weekend.

Above, a team competes in the Buckskin Six Paddle co-ed race near Main Beach on the lake.

The event featured dozens of races including men’s and women’s 11-paddle, doubles, singles, and juniors. The youngest paddlers were four years old.

Thousands of people came out to the event which drew paddlers from across B.C. and Washington State.