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Old 06-30-2009   #1
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34 Young Adults with Cancer ...

... will be attending First Descents camps this summer thanks to the competitors in the 2009 EddyFlower Vertical Challenge. Over 180 competitors on 40 teams representing 13 states rallied to raise $34,324.91 during the 32 day event.

Keep the season stoke rollin' with all the videos from this link, , and then check out the top 20 competitors for individual donations and our top team for donations.

Congratulations to Robert Baca. He'll be heading off to Panama soon for a free 7 day kayaking trip through Boquete Outdoor Adventures for raising the most donations. Check out one of their trips here: Panama Class III/IV Whitewater - Trip Details - Eddy Flower Big shout of thanks to all of the sponsors and all the competitors that gave to give another a one week experience in a kayak!

TOP Individual Donations
1st: Robert Baca - $4,036
2nd: Tracy Patten - $2,055
3rd: Drew Austell - $1,810
4th: Paul Hemming - $1,590
5th: Craig Waddell - $1,404
6th: Chris Buckley - $1,374
7th: Michael Williams - $1,350
8th: La Baker - $1,110
9th: Lance Reif - $1,050
10th: Leslie Tyson - $1,000
11th: Karan Estes - $900
10th: Akasha Hueseman - $830
11th: Matt Rensel - $770
12th: Kerry Koch - $761.80
13th: Amy Deitmeyer - $755
14th: Brian Copanas - $746
15th: Crystal Young - $650
16th: Shannon Crosswhite - $630
17th: Laura Howe - $590
18th: Susan Cherry - $575
19th: Marty Parichand - $540
20th: Rochelle Parry $523.09

TOP Team Donations
Team: Lilly Dippers
Total Donations: $5,886
Paddlers: Robert Baca, Rachel Garza, Akasha Hueseman, Leslie Tyson, Scott Winkleman

Go here to get all the event information: EddyFlower Vertical Challenge and set your calendar for the party in CO: EddyFlower Vertical Challenge Party: Wednesday July 22nd - EddyFlower Forum ... or the one in Utah: Vertical Challenge is done. - EddyFlower Forum

Give it up!

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Very impressive. Top notch work by all. Hope the kids have fun on the water.

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Old 06-30-2009   #3
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Do they need any volunteers for the camps?
No amount of money is worth your free time!
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Hey Whip ....

I know First Descents is always looking for volunteers, reach them here: First Descents > Home, or PM me.

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