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An Expedition to Inspire Outdoor Desire — Welcome to PaddleQuest 1500

By on February 5, 2016

According to the EPA, Americans spend 93% of their lives indoors. Half of those waking hours are spent parked—8 hours a day—staring at a screen.

This information comes at a time when a growing body of evidence confirms the physical and mental health benefits that come from communing with nature….

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Planning is in effect!

By on July 13, 2015

The planning is in full-swing! And there’s a phenomenal amount of it! The blog should be up soon and so should the route map….

John Connelly
Kayaking in Maine

In April of 2016, I’ll launch on a 75-day river/ocean odyssey that will carry me over 2 countries, 4 states, 22 streams, 58 lakes, and 1500 miles. As leader of L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools for 10 years and a former member of the US Canoe & Kayak team with numerous whitewater first-descents to my credit, I believe I am uniquely qualified to meet this challenge.

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