Local paddlers Brian MacPhail (front) and Daylon Tilitzky work to maintain their lead on the first turn during the final day of the Penticton Racing Canoe Club’s Duel in the Desert competition on Skaha Lake Sunday. The pair captured top spot in their division.

Local paddlers Brian MacPhail (front) and Daylon Tilitzky work to maintain their lead on the first turn during the final day of the Penticton Racing Canoe Club’s Duel in the Desert competition on Skaha Lake Sunday. The pair captured top spot in their division.

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