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[7 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]
North American Freestyle and Junior CanAm Championships Part 2: Canada Cup

Saturday, August 31st (Yep, I am a week late writing this. My appologies, regular work kinda got in the way.) was 2008 Canada Cup and the second part of the North American and Junior CanAm Freestyle competition.
The event was put on by Wilderness tours on the Ottawa River as a follow-up to the Blackwater Challenge held in Watertown, New York.
This year, the Ottawa River has been a little bit unpredictable. Mini Bus was out for for a long time in the middle of summer and we had not seen Garb …

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[25 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]
<strong>2008 Blackwater Challenge: Kids, Kayaking and Freestyle Competition</strong>

On August 22nd (Last Friday) with the help of my family and friends, we loaded the CReW trailer and headed to Watertown New York. Why? Why else:, 2 days of whitewater: The 2008 Blackwater Challenge and the 2008 Can Am Junior Freestyle Championships.

Day 1: Get there, register, set up camp and the Opening Ceremonies.
When you arrive at the site of the Blackwater Challenge, Tom O’Riley (aka Tommy Gun) and Sarah Daniels (as well as all their staff and volunteers) do an awesome job at making you feel welcome.
After …