WOF 2014#44: Quebec Winter Carnival 2014 - Ice Canoe Race

A one of a kind canoeing event that defies ice, wind, tides and freezing waters

Ice Canoe Race 2014 at the Quebec Winter Carnival

2014, Quebec (Canada)

The Canoe Race, a legendary competition, has been held since the Carnival’s first edition. Each year, several courageous teams compete with one another during a tumultuous ride along the St. Lawrence River between Quebec City and Lévis.The race is divided into two parts, the preliminaries and the final, on the St. Lawrence River. The Elite masculine class, the Elite Feminine Class and the Sport Class are the three categories included in the program. The men in the competitive class complete the circuit between Quebec City and Lévis twice.