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Old 10-11-2015   #1
 
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First Timer Westwater video

I posted on here a few weeks ago about my concerns of rowing Westwater for my first time. Well, the trip went great. I posted my gopro video of our run below. Forgive the terrible quality, my gopro is the first generation hero. And I don't know how to edit very well. Overall the trip was amazing, and I can't wait to do it again. I didn't really have any issues, I almost got thrown on Big Hummer, but the rest was clean lines. We had a mini me and a shredder flip, but they expected that. One boat in our group did get wedged at the top of funnel on some rocks, I believe trying to rescue the swimmers. They managed to get unstuck after a while. Thanks for all the advice for our first run.

https://youtu.be/9qxVErmUMn4

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Nice video, I wish I had easy access to rivers like that..
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That was a great video, great footage of the area for me. I haven't even set foot in Colorado or been east of Salt lake city into places like Moab yet. Great sound track as well.
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Nice job! What a gorgeous day you had!!

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What happened to the guy stuck on top of funnel?
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Not sure how, but he eventually was able to work the boat loose with some help from others in our group.
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Nice run through Sock It To Me.
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Nice run, looks like you had a great time.


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