Illinois Paddling Council awards Frese, Tyler
Ralph Frese has received numerous awards over the years for his commitment to conservation, historic re-enactments and canoe building. He started the Chicagoland Canoe Base and Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon, and was named a Legend of Paddling by the American Canoe Association.
IPC also named Bob Tyler Paddler of the Year for his many paddling achievements, including authorship of his well-received book Canoeing Adventures in Northern Illinois. Tom Lindblade showed a brief video of Tyler's "lessons learned," which can be viewed at www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9166LGG_Tk.
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