This is a glimpse into the minds of professional athletes minutes prior to competing. For this article I was a fly on the wall next to father-son Jackson as they openly exchanged dialogue of their competition’s strengths, intermixed strategy, competition insights, and EJ humor as the event unfolds. Follow along as my eyes watch and ears record the conversation of freestyle kayaking’s most successful athletes.
The article ends with a competitors Facebook heated thread...
“Does Judging Ever Get Controversial?”
Below is a heated thread from World Championship contender James “Pringle” Bebbington’s Facebook post just after the Teva Mountain Games freestyle event:
Click to view, TMG- Freestyle Article and Photos.
Above Dustin Urban focuses in the spray of matrix-like ice water as he plugs bow en route to a fifth championship title. Congratulations Dustin.
Click to view, TVM- Freestyle Article and Photos.