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This summer Nate Lord and Jeff Owen accompanied a group of 15 very talented competitors between the ages of 15 and 23 to compete in Murau, Austria for the 2017 Junior and U23 Wildwater World Championship.This year for the K1 competitions we had Nate Foster, Hunter Keeley, Kell Fremouw, and Gus Madore competing in K1 junior men; Amanda Creek and Katie Owen competing in K1 junior women; Joslin Coggan, Harriet Rollins and Hannah Rubin competing in K1 U23 women; and Jack Andraka in K1 U23 men. Our competitors in C1 were Peter…

Calling every paddler, SUPer, family member, and anyone who is interested in participating at the 2018 WWOCD National Championship! Team Colorado Whitewater Racing will be the distinguished hosts of the North American Open Canoe Slalom Championship and the WWOCD Championships in July. With everyone’s help, we can show the paddling world how great Colorado rivers are with these two amazing events. To make this summer REALLY special, Team Colorado has been putting tremendous efforts into organizing travel and local housing for youth…

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There is a basic set of skills and level of fitness that any developing slalom paddler should be working on during practice.  Our race courses should be designed to test these skills at the very least. At least 18 gates The top paddler in the field should be able to negotiate the course in ~90 seconds 5-6 upstream gates Canoe dominant hand neutral S gate (preferably two in order to be canoe dominant hand neutral) Tight entry up Tight exit…

Results are HERE

Lots of Long Boats

TCWR WW Nationals Blog Results are HERE Although our athletes had already earned spots on the team, Team Colorado has been setting the pace in C-1 and K-1W in the run up to US Nationals and Eastern Team Trials. Peter Coggan has been consistently the fastest junior C-1; in the Nantahala Falls he is attacking the drop where others ride their brace. Will Coggan has been dueling it out with veteran C-1 Tom Wier (Dawson ’98) and he is looking…

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This summer we had the pleasure of running a classic Upper Colorado River section with the athletes from Cadí Canoe Kayak. A number of the Team Colorado families grew up doing overnight river trips in the desert and Rocky Mountain west. We had a chance to share this experience with our friends from Cadí Canoe Kayak this summer. The original plan was to run the Westwater Canyon section of the Colorado River in Utah, but high flows made that imprudent…

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