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  1. American Whitewater
    On this day, folks from around the state and country give to Colorado-based nonprofits like ours, with potential matches provided by the CommunityFirst Foundation. Go here to make your online donation to support American Whitewater's Colorado River Access Program. This year provided it’s fair...
  2. Rocky Mountain Rafts
    This year, Gauley Fest is going virtual! The Zoom event will happen on Wednesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m. Join us in support of American Whitewater and its mission to protect and restore our country’s rivers. Featured Products We’re having a sale! In celebration of Virtual Gauley Fest...
  3. Whitewater Kayaking
    WTH is going on? :confused:
  4. Whitewater Kayaking
    Highlights from the freestyle competition: ‪North American Whitewater Junior Olympics Advanced Freestyle‬‏ - YouTube
  5. Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm Charlie Walbridge, Safety Editor for American Whitewater It's going to be a big water year. To help us get accident reports from the Rockies please forward any accident reports you encounter to me at: [email protected] or post them on AW's Safety Page American Whitewater - Safety...
  6. Whitewater Kayaking
    Instead of spending money on marketing, we're just going to spend it on saving rivers... American Whitewater - Bliss-Stick US Joins AW as a $20,000 Partner! We believe 100% in what they do for all of us. Thanks!! briere
  7. Whitewater Kayaking
    Please send corrections or additions to: ccwalbridge(at)cs.com Thanks, Charlie Walbridge, AW Safety Editor Fatal Accidents reported to American Whitewater June-December 2010 2010-12-07 Congo Hendrik Coetzee 35 Kayak Lukugu(White Nile) flat water between rapids FW Eaten by crocodile...
  8. Whitewater Kayaking
    American Whitewater (AW) sets the benchmark for conservation and restoration of whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely. At Fluid Kayaks we admire and appreciate the work they do. We care about our rivers and environment as much as anyone, and decided to do our...
  9. Whitewater Kayaking
    DRAFT - PLEASE SEND CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS To Charlie Walbridge, AW Safety Editor - [email protected] There were 14 Kayak,11 Canoe, 3 Commercial Raft,10 Private Raft, and 3 'Other" craft involved in a total of 34 accidents and 37 deaths. 19 of the deaths were men over the age of 40...
  10. Whitewater Kayaking
    From AW Site: American Whitewater was featured prominently in a New York Times article about the benefits of dam removal to whitewater paddlers. The story is a great example of what's good for a river is also good for recreation, habitat, fish and local communities. Read the...
  11. Whitewater Kayaking
    Last year I was nominated by some AW members for the AW board. Hopefully I will be elected to it in fall, but this spring I headed out to California to attend a board meeting and see if it is really something that I'm interested in being a part of. The answer is a resounding "YES" if I get...
  12. Whitewater Kayaking
    Update: American Whitewater at work in Colorado State Water Supply Initiative (SWSI)/ Interbasin Compact Committee (IBCC) Around Colorado, Basin Roundtable are collecting information on water use and water supply as mandated by the Colorado legislature. Agencies, water managers, and...
  13. Whitewater Kayaking
    I just got my renewal form in the mail today. With all the recent chat here about Gore Canyon it may be a good time to remind paddlers that AW helped secure our put in as well as others around the country. According to the AW data base places like Watauga River(NC), Blackwater River(WV), Elkhorn...
  14. Whitewater Kayaking
    For More information check out: http://caliproduct.blogspot.com/2007...challenge.html Here's how it works: Cataract Canyon is a 95 Mile section of the Colorado River between Potash and Lake Powell (Hite Marina). I'm betting that I'll be able to do this section in under 20 Hours. On the 24th of...
  15. Whitewater Kayaking
    With a bunch of upcoming events here in Colorado like Lyons and FiBark I wanted to remind paddlers to think about joining AW if they have not already. I know we say it all the time "Oh for sure, I need to join" and then it gets forgoten and a year passes by. Although I have been off the river...
  16. Whitewater Kayaking
    In 2007 American Whitewater introduced the Colorado Stewardship Program. With the opportunity to impact important decisions being made regarding in-stream recreation, as well as environmental and quality of life topics, this is truly American Whitewater’s opportunity to take a stand for...
  17. Whitewater Kayaking
    Hey Boaters, Looking for a way to give back to the boating community? Why not make this the season that you write an article for American Whitewater? AW is always looking for new material for publication in the journal. For more information, please review our editorial calendar...
  18. Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm looking for someone who visits this forum regularly to volunteer as a safety correspondant. The job is simple: forward any accounts of accidents appearing here to American Whitewater. Ideally we'd like to find several interested people so if someone goes on vacation, the other will get it...
  19. Whitewater Kayaking
    Over the past 5 years, AW's expenses have exceeded their revenue 3 times. Out of an estimated 100,000 active whitewater paddlers nationwide, there are about 6,400 AW active members. By contrast there are 48,000 members of the ACA (American Canoe Association). In 2004, 50% of AW's revenue was...
  20. Whitewater Kayaking
    Dear fellow paddlers, If you are already an American Whitewater (AW) member, that's great. If not, please consider becoming a member: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/membership/ Increasing the number of paddlers that support American Whitewater is the best way to ensure American Whitewater...
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