The 50-Year Itch
A photo essay from the half-century-strong Texas Water Safari
Photos By Erich Schlegel
Saturday, June 11, 2012, marked the 50th anniversary of the annual Texas Water Safari, a 260-mile canoe race held the second Saturday of every June since 1963 on the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers, from San Marcos to Seadrift, Texas .
Even with the self-proclaimed title of “world’s toughest canoe race,” this year’s event attracted a record number of entrants (and finishers, 94 of 135). Tragically, it was also marred by the event’s first death (Read more HERE).