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Cedar River Gates Whitewater Training is Back

I spent Saturday morning at the slalom gates at the Cedar River alongside Landsburg Park, thanks to slalom kayaker Joey Yeaple who organized an all-welcome event to get people working on technical skills. It sounds like this is going to be a monthly event, taking place at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the […]

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Video: Kayak Stroke Tutorial from Michele Ramazza

This is a really in-depth, well explained video tutorial on the kayaking forward stroke by Italian slalom and whitewater paddler Michele Ramazza.  If the forward stroke sounds like the simplest of things, keep in mind that people make hour-long videos and write actual books about the forward stroke.  Doing it well is not actually all […]

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2012 Cedar River Whitewater Races Are this Weekend

[singlepic id=124 w=320 h=240 float=left]Every year the League of Northwest Whitewater Racers holds a two-day slalom event on the Cedar River at Landsburg, about 15 minutes south of Issaquah.  This year the races are March 17 and 18, with the slalom course open for practice all day Saturday, two downriver races on Saturday, and the […]

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Northwest Whitewater Races at Cedar River Gates

Back in early April 2009 the Northwest Whitewater Racers held the WKC Cedar River Race at the Cedar River Gates near Landsburg, WA.  I stopped by and took some photos before the event while people were warming up.  (I’ve tagged this post with the names of the people whose names I recognize from the WKC […]

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