All systems go

For the second consequtive morning my wakeup call at the hotel was thunder and lightning. However, a lull in the storm allowed the Elite pros to take off on time.

I'm sharing a boat again with photographer Darren Jacobson and boat driver Brandon Meisner. The talk at the ramp this morning is about the disqualification of Brandon Palaniuk. What a heartbreaker. I'm sure that his rule violation was inadvertent.

We're on the water now looking for Tommy Biffle who is high on the leaderboard. So far he has eluded us.