Today I am competing in the finals for the World Championships in freestyle. I have been in 13th place for prelims, 10th for quarter finals, and now going in to finals in 5th place. You can watch the video of my ride that got me in to finals Quarter Finals Ride. I am super excited to be competing in finals since this is my first worlds. Please get the full …Continue
Added by Haley Mills on June 25, 2011 at 7:16am — No Comments
Added by charlie simmons on June 21, 2011 at 8:20pm — No Comments
After a busy month of competing at the Buena Vista Pro Rodeo, then heading straight to Teva Mountain Games, and then hopping on a flight to Germany. For the past 2 weeks I have been in Germany training my booty off. When I first got here the water was at a great level and then dropped to a shallow and flushly level and now after a couple days of rain the river is getting huge and the feature is changing more…Continue
Added by Haley Mills on June 20, 2011 at 8:14am — No Comments
The Little White Salmon River has one of the most notorious reputations on the West Coast. It's hearty class V, and it's been known to hand out its fair share of beatdowns and swims to some of the best paddlers in the world.…Continue
Added by Elaine Campbell on June 16, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments
That's what the Sacramento Bee referred to the weather pattern that dropped rain and snow throughout the Sierra's this past week. It looks clear enough outside to say (without jinxing it) that Summer has finally arrived!
That said, a review of some new rivers that I ran this past winter can be found at:
I have gotten into South Branch and…Continue
Added by Taylor Cavin on June 9, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments
The Teva Mountain Games has come and gone again. It was a great time of competing and hanging out. Maui Jim was a sponsor of the event so I got to meet a bunch of people from the Maui Jim family. They have been a great sponsor for me so it was cool to see them there.
The freestyle comp was on Friday and I made it to semi- finals on Saturday but didn't make it into finals and tied for 6th place. Emily took first, Ruth, and Haley. Saturday morning I entered the downriver race…Continue
Added by Elaine Campbell on June 7, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments
Like the title says Madison Wave is Awesome, and so is the new Wavesport Project X. To understand more about what this wave means to boaters in Maine go to the following link:…Continue
Added by Chuck Mathieu on June 2, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by Elaine Campbell on June 1, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
CKS Paddlefest is a three-day event located at Colorado Kayak Supply of Buena Vista Colorado. The main event is a huge sale and gear swap at the store where athletes and rep's are available to the general public for assistance in purchasing the latest, greatest equipment. This year, AT's Lila Marie Thomas, and Chuck Morris were on hand to answer questions.
Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on June 1, 2011 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Recently I have had AS exams so been stuck inside revising so I was looking forward to a paddling weekend away! Last Saturday was the second event of the British Championship League at the Tryweryn so there was no chance of a lie in as I wanted to be on the water for 9:30ish to get some practice in the top hole. Leaving the house at 6 we began the 3 hour drive up to North Wales. Arriving to find the car park in some rare sunshine we quickly got changed into paddling kit and…Continue