Oceana Mixed Team 2nd Place
La Ruta Maya Eco Challenge Canoe Race
Press Release Date: January 25, 2012
Location: Belize City, Belize
The first in a series of meets leading up to the Annual La Ruta Maya Eco Challenge Canoe Race was held Saturday January 21, 2011 and Oceana’s Mixed Team placed second.
In this the 5th Annual Boom To Manatee Lookout Canoe Race, the Oceana team was edged out by a mere 2 seconds by the first place winners in this category.The Oceana mixed team is captained by Christopher Guydis, 39, who is joined by his daughter Jayda and by Jamel Segura, both 18. The Team completed the 12 miles course on the Belize River in 1 hour, 31.04 minutes.
There were 9 categories in today’s event. All 20 teams that started completed the route.Oceana will sponsor a male professional team for this year’s La Ruta Maya Race.