Photo: Valerie Fons

Verlen Kruger paddled more than four times the distance around the earth! This humble adventurer held many canoeing records, including Guinness World records, many that will remain unchallenged for years to come.


Contact Information

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Phil Peterson
136 Blanding Woods Road
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

Phone: 1-715-483-9993

Support Rett Syndrome and Leukodystrophy

Verlen participated in two Mississippi River Challenges to support Rett Syndrome and Leukodystrophy research. To support these causes as he did, contact:

Rett Syndrome Research Foundation (RSRF)
Learn More | (513) 874-3020

United Leukodystrophy Foundation (ULF) | 800-728-5483

Book Stores and Resellers

Contact: Adventure Publications
Phone: 1-800-678-7006


Verlen Kruger Memorial

As a memorial to Verlen and his accomplishments, a life-size bronze statue will be situated on the banks of the Grand river in Portland, Michigan. Derek Rainey of Portland, Michigan is the sculptor.

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