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Big Ditch not going down easy

These guys are blowing and going. Tonight will be spicy! I had to watch the launch last night. Right now they are at Kanab Cr @ 18hr. This puts them on pace for 34hrs. They'll need a downriver wind to squeek a few min under 34 to take the title tho.

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Just curious... but is anyone hoping that they DON'T break the record?? Like, cause, I might be, for reasons I don't even understand....

Just sayin
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They did use oar shaft material to save weight. However, it didn't blow apart in lava. Some material was damaged when they broached on the island below crystal. But the actual failure was a metal frame part that broke in lava and punctured the tube basically ending the mission.
Thanks for the clarification. My info was 2nd hand.
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Just curious... but is anyone hoping that they DON'T break the record?? Like, cause, I might be, for reasons I don't even understand....

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I have a bad feeling

It looks to me like progress has slowed significantly on the Spot tracker. And it looks like that slowing started at Bedrock. Perhaps a mishap? Taking a 41' long rig through the right sneak at low water would certainly seem to be a challenge. I hope the crew is safe. Could be a device snafu. I.e. bad data.
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@ Upset. Seems to be ~1/2 hour off the pace. About 2 hours to Lava.
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Hmmm... def a tech. prob or an issue running the rapids. I'd guess a fuck up at bedrock or dubi.... legit rapids in the twilight of the day at best
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