Red Ambassador Jimmy Martinello writes about enduring nature's elements on his trip to Iceland with Tim Emmett, Luca Malaguti and Brian Hockenstein last November.
The Windy City might not be the first place you think of as a paddle boarding Mecca. After all, it is landlocked in the middle of America. But in addition to being alongside one of the Great Lakes, there are a bevy of rivers, tributaries, lagoons, and other waterways. As the second largest city in the US, Chicago is a bustling metropolis. But with the miles of waterfront access, you can easily leave the city behind and head out on to the water.