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History of the Worlds (Rodeo)

1991: Bitches Tidal Bore, Wales, England Conception: The first World Rodeo Championship is the brainchild of Andy Middleton, who sketches out the event on a road...

Frankie Hubbard, 1961-2003

The whitewater community worldwide, especially open canoeists, lost a beloved and influential friend this spring. Frankie Hubbard, paddler, competitor, and boat designer, died May...

America’s Deliverance

Scott Strausbaugh and Joe Jacobi gave U.S. paddlers their first Whitewater gold in history As in Paddling a Canoe, there are two sides to consider...
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Ocoee Whitewater Rodeo 2000

Demo of big name professional paddlers competing in a yearly AWA event. Hosted by professional Sam Drevo. Produced, directed and edited by Travel Channel's...

Ocoee Whitewater Games

While slalom kayakers vied for spots on the national team, it was their hip, freestyling cousins who made the biggest splash at the Ocoee...
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World Whitewater Rodeo Championships 1993

1993 Kayak Freestyle Worl Champoinships Ocoee River, TN, USA K-1 Women Bridget Thomas Roxanne McDonough Susan Gentry K-1 Men Eric Jackson Scott Shipley Shane Benedict C-1 Alan Braswell ...

Kayaker Still Missing At Niagara

A Tennessee man who "lived to kayak" appeared to wave his paddle triumphantly before plunging over Niagara Falls on Tuesday afternoon in his 13-foot...

Jessie Sharp Challenged Niagara

The secret of Jessie Sharp's obsessive dream now lies with him, somewhere under the roiling waters at the foot of Niagara Falls. Brandishing his...

The Legend Lives On

A decade after whitewater canoeing visionary Frankie Hubbard passed away, Knoxville-based open boater Dooley Tombras cannot fathom what new ideas Hubbard would’ve come up...

Spotlight: The Jeff West Story

Often the search for freedom is a tangled web of setbacks we weave through daily. It begins with a simple revolution in the mind...