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Tyler Hinton

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…

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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…

Max Haworth

On May 30, 2015 at the Lyons Outdoor Games in Lyons, Colorado, 44 people from around the world competed in the canoe and kayak slalom race. We had competitors from Spain, Sweden, Canada, and Germany as well as from all over the nation. Team Colorado had a large presence both on the course and the podium. The coach of Team Colorado, Alberto Diez­Canedo of La Seu, Spain, took home first in K1 men open category with the fastest time on…

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This year’s Rocky Mountain Whitewater Championships were a success measured by eleven new racers, and two racers who came back to racing after several years away from the gates. We had athletes from five countries participating, including one Olympian and eleven current or former US national team members out of a total of 42 athletes who raced. With the help of Brian and Sherri Fike, we also were able to qualify 12 new nationals certified officials, from three different clubs…

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