Our crew was born out of NYC's Flushing Bay in 2011. At the time, finding a team of paddlers that competed at the highest levels while still having fun seemed like the ultimate catch22, and so, the Catch22 crew was created.Our namesake not only denotes our mission, but references our stroke and our philosophy. We keep a no frills, one-boat-one-crew mentality based on the belief that all that is needed to move a boat are twenty paddlers and a drummer and steerer to lead the way. The crucial “catch” of our team’s stroke is when we initially dig our paddles deep into the water, setting up for a strong pull. While we execute this on the boat, we also aim to do the same in the community!