Father’s Day Rockheads

Dawn on Father’s Day finds 59 entrants in the Fourth Annual Rock to Rock Paddleboard Race preparing to thread their way through the boats moored at Catalina Island’s Twin Harbors, before setting out across the Channel to Palos Verdes. Photo by Heather Parnock
An escort boat keeps an eye on three paddlers drafting one another across the Channel. Photo by Heather Parnock
Paddlers take off sprinting in an effort to gain a psychological advantage at the start of the 22 mile race. Photo by Terry Petty
Dana Westmorland of Long Beach and Easy Reader editor Kevin Cody hoping that "never the twain shall meet," at least not in the middle of the Channel. Photo by Heather Parnock