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The Durance Valley Whitewater Sessions – Rabioux

The Durance Valley Whitewater Sessions are being held at Rabioux (France) from June 16-19th 2016.

The Durance Valley Whitewater Sessions - Rabioux

Based on the same principle as the late Corsica Kayak Session festival, The Durance Whitewater Sessions is a gathering for kayaks, open canoes, whitewater sup, class 5, beginners, clubs, groups, individuals!

If you want to discover the whitewater paradise that is the Durance Valley with no less than 10 amazing rivers within less than 30 minutes drive, or you simply want to come back to one of your favorite place to paddle … this is the right event for you.

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Beaver River Eagle Race 2015 – King of New York

Beaver River Eagle Race 2015 – King of New York.

Beaver River Eagle Race 2015 - King of New York

King of New York race #2 on the Eagle Section of the Beaver! Awesome fast Class 5!

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BCLUV 2014

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Last August, 4 boys of our crew had the chance to go run the infamous Grand Canyon of the Stikine river. They drove 60 hours to reach the put in. After the 3 awesome days on the river, they drove south to meet with good friends and to paddle the rivers of whistler and Squamish. Here is the video recap of the trip. Enjoy !!! Continue reading

Chelan Gorge 2014 – Substantial TV

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The Chelan River is located in Northern Washington flowing off the east side of the Cascade range. The river cuts through a short steep dessert canyon before entering the Columbia River. American Whitewater arranged a recreational release for one weekend, once a year. For that weekend in late September The Chelan Gorge holds the perfect flow of 400 cfs and contains 5-6 class five drops back to back. Enjoy a taste of what we got to experience up there this year. Continue reading

Stikine Season

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Every year in the fall as river levels dip to their lowest point, all eyes are on the Stikine river in norther BC.

The Stikine is seen as the pinnacle of whitewater, and in recent years more and more paddlers have made the pilgrimage to explore its hidden treasures. Continue reading

Back In The PNW

Back in the PNW from Max Blackburn on Vimeo.

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