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Shawn at the Wall
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"The Wall" at the Champlain Bridge, Ottawa - May 31st 2009

Shawn and Rob had gone mad. The wind had a bite to it and the icy spray was proof that the water was no warmer. Yes they had suits on, but hands, arms, faces - whatever touched the water had to be cold. Let's just say I was happy to be taking the pictures.

Environment Canada's Brittania Station reports that water levels on this day were just under 4 meters. That made it fairly easy for the guys to paddle up the eddy along the wall. And with depth like that the waves looked pretty good. See for yourself.

Here is a link to Google Maps that shows the location of the wall. The fun is actually North of Baker Island the island North of the pointer. Champlain Bridge
The Wall - Ottawa, Ontario
Environment Canada Water Survey
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