natefry

Hot Lava Boater Cross 2017

natefry wrote 40 days ago:


We had nine participants in our 1.5 mile boater cross race on the Deschutes River this year.  Lava Island Falls was created by a recent lava flow that blocked the river and created two remote drops with a hidden lake in-between.   Scotty Baker provided the inspiration and ran a fabulous event.  It went so well that we are already collaborating on next year’s event.  The race down Lava I was an exciting exchange of positions as Walker pulled ahead in the S turn chute only to get stuck in the eddy below with Orion.  Jason took the middle route and the lead, down the left hand channel over Brads Bung-hole.  Scotty followed Jason after cutting off Orion who was exiting the eddy.  Coming back for more, Orion rammed Scotty’s stern going over BBH, but by then Walker was up to speed in the RPM and was gaining on Jason going into Cut-em Up.  Across the lake the distance between racers expanded and after a quick run down Lava II they were jockeying for the finish line.   There Walker and Scotty tangled boats while Orion charge by unobstructed for the podium.  All boaters had a mostly clean run and the raft support sweep followed everyone out.  This was a very exciting pilot event from which we hope it will grow to become a local classic.

RACERS

Orion Junkens

Walker Davis

Scotty Baker

Jason Bowerman

Jake Zywicke

Aaron Anerson

David Kinker

Niko Peha

Alex Mattick

John Cramp



Categorized as:aaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davis

Tagged with:

bozemankayaker

Hot Lava Boater Cross 2017

bozemankayaker wrote 40 days ago:


We had nine participants in our 1.5 mile boater cross race on the Deschutes River this year.  Lava Island Falls was created by a recent lava flow that blocked the river and created two remote drops with a hidden lake in-between.   Scotty Baker provided the inspiration and ran a fabulous event.  It went so well that we are already collaborating on next year’s event.  The race down Lava I was an exciting exchange of positions as Walker pulled ahead in the S turn chute only to get stuck in the eddy below with Orion.  Jason took the middle route and the lead, down the left hand channel over Brads Bung-hole.  Scotty followed Jason after cutting off Orion who was exiting the eddy.  Coming back for more, Orion rammed Scotty’s stern going over BBH, but by then Walker was up to speed in the RPM and was gaining on Jason going into Cut-em Up.  Across the lake the distance between racers expanded and after a quick run down Lava II they were jockeying for the finish line.   There Walker and Scotty tangled boats while Orion charge by unobstructed for the podium.  All boaters had a mostly clean run and the raft support sweep followed everyone out.  This was a very exciting pilot event from which we hope it will grow to become a local classic.

RACERS

Orion Junkens

Walker Davis

Scotty Baker

Jason Bowerman

Jake Zywicke

Aaron Anerson

David Kinker

Niko Peha

Alex Mattick

John Cramp



Categorized as:aaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  deschutes-river  •  eddy  •  inspiration  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  deschutes-river  •  eddy  •  inspiration  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  deschutes-river  •  eddy  •  inspiration  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  across-the-lake  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes  •  deschutes-river  •  eddy  •  inspiration  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker  •  took-the-middle  •  walker-davis

Tagged with:

tommygunn

Hot Lava Boater Cross 2017

tommygunn wrote 40 days ago:


We had nine participants in our 1.5 mile boater cross race on the Deschutes River this year.  Lava Island Falls was created by a recent lava flow that blocked the river and created two remote drops with a hidden lake in-between.   Scotty Baker provided the inspiration and ran a fabulous event.  It went so well that we are already collaborating on next year’s event.  The race down Lava I was an exciting exchange of positions as Walker pulled ahead in the S turn chute only to get stuck in the eddy below with Orion.  Jason took the middle route and the lead, down the left hand channel over Brads Bung-hole.  Scotty followed Jason after cutting off Orion who was exiting the eddy.  Coming back for more, Orion rammed Scotty’s stern going over BBH, but by then Walker was up to speed in the RPM and was gaining on Jason going into Cut-em Up.  Across the lake the distance between racers expanded and after a quick run down Lava II they were jockeying for the finish line.   There Walker and Scotty tangled boats while Orion charge by unobstructed for the podium.  All boaters had a mostly clean run and the raft support sweep followed everyone out.  This was a very exciting pilot event from which we hope it will grow to become a local classic.

RACERS

Orion Junkens

Walker Davis

Scotty Baker

Jason Bowerman

Jake Zywicke

Aaron Anerson

David Kinker

Niko Peha

Alex Mattick

John Cramp



Categorized as:aaron-anerson  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes-river  •  inspiration  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty-baker  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes-river  •  inspiration  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty-baker  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes-river  •  inspiration  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty-baker  •  walker-davisaaron-anerson  •  david-kinker  •  deschutes-river  •  inspiration  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty-baker  •  walker-davis

Tagged with:

saskia

Hot Lava Boater Cross 2017

saskia wrote 40 days ago:


We had nine participants in our 1.5 mile boater cross race on the Deschutes River this year.  Lava Island Falls was created by a recent lava flow that blocked the river and created two remote drops with a hidden lake in-between.   Scotty Baker provided the inspiration and ran a fabulous event.  It went so well that we are already collaborating on next year’s event.  The race down Lava I was an exciting exchange of positions as Walker pulled ahead in the S turn chute only to get stuck in the eddy below with Orion.  Jason took the middle route and the lead, down the left hand channel over Brads Bung-hole.  Scotty followed Jason after cutting off Orion who was exiting the eddy.  Coming back for more, Orion rammed Scotty’s stern going over BBH, but by then Walker was up to speed in the RPM and was gaining on Jason going into Cut-em Up.  Across the lake the distance between racers expanded and after a quick run down Lava II they were jockeying for the finish line.   There Walker and Scotty tangled boats while Orion charge by unobstructed for the podium.  All boaters had a mostly clean run and the raft support sweep followed everyone out.  This was a very exciting pilot event from which we hope it will grow to become a local classic.

RACERS

Orion Junkens

Walker Davis

Scotty Baker

Jason Bowerman

Jake Zywicke

Aaron Anerson

David Kinker

Niko Peha

Alex Mattick

John Cramp



Categorized as:aaron-anerson  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-bakeraaron-anerson  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-bakeraaron-anerson  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-bakeraaron-anerson  •  deschutes  •  eddy  •  island-falls  •  jason-bowerman  •  lake  •  orion-junkens  •  scotty  •  scotty-baker

Tagged with:

bozemankayaker

2017 Tallulah Race Results

bozemankayaker wrote 69 days ago:


Sponsored by

Micah Cox charging down Oceana – Photo by: Rob Giersch

The race starts in the river right eddy beside the wooden launch ramp at the bottom of the 660 steps to get down into the gorge.  The finish line is at the confluence of the river into Tugalo Lake.  The race course is 1.54 miles long through all the major rapids of the Tallulah Gorge and drops 413 total vertical feet.  The race is a time trial event in which each racer is started in one minute intervals.

There were 35 spots open for boaters to apply and qualification for the race was based on past experience at the Green Race, the Lord of the Fork Race, and the Tallulah Race.  A total of 32 racers gave this 2nd annual race a go!

Racers – Photo by Adrenia Clark

2017 Tallulah Race Results @ 500 CFS

Adriene Levknecht - Photo by Adrenia Clark

Women’s K-1:

1. Adriene Levknecht #7 – 11:24 – Greenboat (11th Overall)

2. Maria Noakes #32 – 13:24 – Greenboat (29th Overall)

3. Morgan Wright #33 – 13:48 – 9R (30th Overall)

4. Jamie O’Donnell #34 – 14:19 – Greenboat (31st Overall)



Categorized as:Regional News  •  director  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  director  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  director  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  director  •  tallulah-race

Tagged with:  •    •    •  

natefry

2017 Tallulah Race Results

natefry wrote 69 days ago:


Sponsored by

Micah Cox charging down Oceana – Photo by: Rob Giersch

The race starts in the river right eddy beside the wooden launch ramp at the bottom of the 660 steps to get down into the gorge.  The finish line is at the confluence of the river into Tugalo Lake.  The race course is 1.54 miles long through all the major rapids of the Tallulah Gorge and drops 413 total vertical feet.  The race is a time trial event in which each racer is started in one minute intervals.

There were 35 spots open for boaters to apply and qualification for the race was based on past experience at the Green Race, the Lord of the Fork Race, and the Tallulah Race.  A total of 32 racers gave this 2nd annual race a go!

Racers – Photo by Adrenia Clark

2017 Tallulah Race Results @ 500 CFS

Adriene Levknecht - Photo by Adrenia Clark

Women’s K-1:

1. Adriene Levknecht #7 – 11:24 – Greenboat (11th Overall)

2. Maria Noakes #32 – 13:24 – Greenboat (29th Overall)

3. Morgan Wright #33 – 13:48 – 9R (30th Overall)

4. Jamie O’Donnell #34 – 14:19 – Greenboat (31st Overall)



Categorized as:Video  •  adrenia-clark  •  brandon-beaty  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceVideo  •  adrenia-clark  •  brandon-beaty  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceVideo  •  adrenia-clark  •  brandon-beaty  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceVideo  •  adrenia-clark  •  brandon-beaty  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-race

Tagged with:  •    •    •  

james

2017 Tallulah Race Results

james wrote 69 days ago:


Sponsored by

Micah Cox charging down Oceana – Photo by: Rob Giersch

The race starts in the river right eddy beside the wooden launch ramp at the bottom of the 660 steps to get down into the gorge.  The finish line is at the confluence of the river into Tugalo Lake.  The race course is 1.54 miles long through all the major rapids of the Tallulah Gorge and drops 413 total vertical feet.  The race is a time trial event in which each racer is started in one minute intervals.

There were 35 spots open for boaters to apply and qualification for the race was based on past experience at the Green Race, the Lord of the Fork Race, and the Tallulah Race.  A total of 32 racers gave this 2nd annual race a go!

Racers – Photo by Adrenia Clark

2017 Tallulah Race Results @ 500 CFS

Adriene Levknecht - Photo by Adrenia Clark

Women’s K-1:

1. Adriene Levknecht #7 – 11:24 – Greenboat (11th Overall)

2. Maria Noakes #32 – 13:24 – Greenboat (29th Overall)

3. Morgan Wright #33 – 13:48 – 9R (30th Overall)

4. Jamie O’Donnell #34 – 14:19 – Greenboat (31st Overall)



Categorized as:Regional News  •  Video  •  brandon-beaty  •  director  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  Video  •  brandon-beaty  •  director  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  Video  •  brandon-beaty  •  director  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-raceRegional News  •  Video  •  brandon-beaty  •  director  •  green  •  tallulah  •  tallulah-race

Tagged with:  •    •  

james

Featured Rapid: Top-Drop

james wrote 80 days ago:


Top-Drop

River: Shoshone

Difficulty: IV

Description: Top-Drop is located at the base of the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. It is the first runnable rapid on the Canyon section of the Shoshone. Because of the minimum flow requirements released from the Buffalo Bill Reservoir, this drop runs year round. This drop is characterized by several large boulders scattering the left and right banks. There is a fast tube of water moving through the center of the drop, feeding a large semi-retentive hole at the bottom, above a large eddy. There is a “hero” line located on the far right side of the river. The water collects in a small eddy, then flows over a five foot drop into an even smaller eddy, that feeds into a large sieve. With a hard left boof the line runs smoothly, but it is not one you want to find yourself outside of your boat above. The typical line is known as the “race line”. This is run straight down the center. Its steep characteristics provides the boater with enough speed to shoot through the hole at the bottom.



Categorized as:boof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collects

Tagged with:

saskia

Featured Rapid: Top-Drop

saskia wrote 80 days ago:


Top-Drop

River: Shoshone

Difficulty: IV

Description: Top-Drop is located at the base of the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. It is the first runnable rapid on the Canyon section of the Shoshone. Because of the minimum flow requirements released from the Buffalo Bill Reservoir, this drop runs year round. This drop is characterized by several large boulders scattering the left and right banks. There is a fast tube of water moving through the center of the drop, feeding a large semi-retentive hole at the bottom, above a large eddy. There is a “hero” line located on the far right side of the river. The water collects in a small eddy, then flows over a five foot drop into an even smaller eddy, that feeds into a large sieve. With a hard left boof the line runs smoothly, but it is not one you want to find yourself outside of your boat above. The typical line is known as the “race line”. This is run straight down the center. Its steep characteristics provides the boater with enough speed to shoot through the hole at the bottom.



Categorized as:boof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collects

Tagged with:

james

Featured Rapid: Top-Drop

james wrote 80 days ago:


Top-Drop

River: Shoshone

Difficulty: IV

Description: Top-Drop is located at the base of the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. It is the first runnable rapid on the Canyon section of the Shoshone. Because of the minimum flow requirements released from the Buffalo Bill Reservoir, this drop runs year round. This drop is characterized by several large boulders scattering the left and right banks. There is a fast tube of water moving through the center of the drop, feeding a large semi-retentive hole at the bottom, above a large eddy. There is a “hero” line located on the far right side of the river. The water collects in a small eddy, then flows over a five foot drop into an even smaller eddy, that feeds into a large sieve. With a hard left boof the line runs smoothly, but it is not one you want to find yourself outside of your boat above. The typical line is known as the “race line”. This is run straight down the center. Its steep characteristics provides the boater with enough speed to shoot through the hole at the bottom.



Categorized as:boof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collectsboof-the-line  •  buffalo  •  buffalo-bill  •  down-the-center  •  drop  •  runnable-rapid  •  shoshone  •  water-collects

Tagged with: