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Old 07-16-2015   #1
FoCo,NoCo, Colorado
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This footage is amazing.
Even if you don't know much about slalom racing or c-1, take a moment to appreciate old school at it's best. And, what, it was on tv or something... commentary and slo-mo replay.


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Old 07-18-2015   #2
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I was one of the many people screaming on shore that day. I clearly remember when John came around the corner from the upper part of the course gasping. It looked like I was watching movie footage where somebody had dramatically turned the speed up. His paddle strokes were so much faster than everyone else's it didn't look real. As a friend said he looked like he had a time bomb in his boat and he knew he had to get the hell out of there. If I remember correctly John would've placed third in the K1 division that day. And that's with one blade versus two! It's still stands it's one of the greatest athletic performances I have been fortunate enough to witness.

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Old 07-18-2015   #3
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Thanks for posting this video.

Awesome is an overused term but applies to both of these gentlemen.
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Old 07-19-2015   #4
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WOW, that was powerful stuff!!! It is hard to describe the power and control demonstrated by the first boater alone.

Slalom boaters make the best boaters for sure!!!

I think We should set up a course up on the poudre for training!!!
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Old 07-22-2015   #7
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WOW, that was powerful stuff
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