Welcome Dan Gavere to the Presenters list for 2012

One of the top SUP boarders in the world, Dan Gavere, presenting at the 2012 Whitewater Symposium. Whatever sport Dan decides to take up he excels and surpasses most, if not all, and has fun doing it. Dan started kayaking when he was 7 years old. He had no idea that he would become the first to ever make kayaking an actual ‘career’. After breaking his back and getting sick of waiting in...

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New Whitewater Symposium ROTATIONAL Breakout format!

For those who have not yet signed up for the Whitewater Symposium, time is running out!  This year we have added yet another cool twist to the presentation format… Rotation.  After each keynote, we will have 4- 45 minute sessions.  The group will be split in 2 equal groups and each group attends one of two discussions for that session.  When 45 minutes is up, we all switch.  NO ONE...

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2011 WW Symposium Program

2011 Symposium Program Symposium Format – NEW TO 2011 This year’s symposium has been formatted to keep all of us in ONE place at the same time conversing over subjects that are key to our industry.  To this end, each session/day will be started with a panel or keynote.  From that launching point, direct break out sessions will result, keeping all attendees conversing.  There will be...

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WW Symposium: Focusing on WHO WE ARE as attendees!

The last few renditions of the Whitewater Symposium have always included a continual review of the ups and downs of how things went.  We collected stats, listened to feedback and had many conversations about format, content and much more.  What has begun to eek out of these simple exercises is a caricature of the typical WWS  attendee and their habits. A) We like to gab.  Conversation,...

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The Next Rapid Evolution

The 2010 Whitewater Symposium is coming to the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City, NC October 8-10. Like past Symposiums, this 7th version of the event seeks to advance the sport of whitewater paddling by bringing together key players from all aspects of the whitewater spectrum including clubs, instruction, recreation, manufacturing, competition, retail, adventure travel, and stewardship...

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