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Old 09-05-2012   #1
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Boomer styles crystal creeks on national TV

You guys see this yet?

Top Gear — Season 3 Full Episodes — Videos

I thought it was sweet even if the 'race' was a total hoax. Definitely some of the best scenery and creeking and wheelin' CO has to offer! Too bad they didn't get film of Boomer claiming a first D of Miller's.


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I was impressed that Boomer linked up the S Fork to Yule to the N Fork to the Crystal without getting outta his boat....Honeybadger indeed.

I gotta give credit to that driver, I'm scared shitless to drive 10mph on those roads!

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We were up on the NF Crystal when they were scouting it. Was wondering if it would actually get done. I guess so with some good editing.
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I was unaware that wall check and oriental massage was one rapid. Wowee!
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I wrote on Top Gear USA's facebook page about how fake the race was. I enjoyed seeing some of my favorite runs on the show, but it was pretty sad that they amped it up so much. I saw on an offroad forum people were talking about how crazy that kayaker was. I had to laugh, because I've paddled them with so many different people over the years. The whole thing was a joke, and so is the TV show itself! At least there was kayaking on it. Good marketing for Boomer.
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