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New Skatepark Under Construction on South Main Street!

by April 2, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Buena Vista Skate Park Design Rendering

We were quite excited to see ground break this month on a new skatepark at the intersection of Cedar Street and South Main Street. Located on a piece of Town land near the entrance to South Main, the park grew from efforts of Chaffee County High School (CCHS) student Caleb Green who helped write a [...] Read more »

Fall Color Photo Gallery

by October 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The fall colors are in full swing here in Colorado! Check out this photo gallery taken up Cottonwood Pass and on Aspen Ridge. Get out there while they last if you can!

Cyclocross in South Main

by September 26, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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For the 3rd year running, South Main and the Buena Vista River Park were host to Cross at the River, a cyclocross event which this year had riders bumping down the cobblestones of Swift Circle and sprinting up the staircase at the LoDo Wave on their multiple laps through the course. “Everybody loved the course” [...] Read more »

The Games Begin!

by June 21, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Well I’ve been in Plattling, Germany preparing for the World Championships for 10 days now. Last night was the opening ceremonies and today most classes except for the Men compete- the show is finally on the road! Before I get on to the writing, here’s a photo gallery of the really fun opening ceremonies last [...] Read more »

Jed & Dustin Surf the High Water 1.5 Wave

by June 19, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The Numbers is our bread and butter class 4 run in Buena Vista, and when it hits around 2,800-3,000 cfs, we like to head up and surf the 1.5 Wave. It’s a very fast, super-dynamic wave that’s fun to just surf and hang on. If you can set up and time it right, you can [...] Read more »

Dustin Urban Wins Teva Mountain Games… Again!

by June 6, 2011 » Add more comments.
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There is something inexplicable about watching Dustin win the Teva Mountain Games Freestyle Kayak event once again. But then again, I feel this way most every year, since he was won 5 out of the 6 years we have been together. The event is so stacked- it is arguably the most [...] Read more »

Record-Breaking Scores at the BV Pro-Am

by June 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Maybe it was all the carbon fiber Rock Stars sitting in the eddy. It was probably also the Downtown Hole’s user-friendliness and the fact that most hole moves were possible there. One way or another, it was quite a show Saturday night for the finals of the BV Pro-Am, as myself and Stephen Wright each [...] Read more »

Fun and Sun for BV Pro-Am Open Classes

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The BV Pro Rodeo became the BV Pro-Am this year as we offered a number of open classes, and the response was really exciting! We had around 30 open competitors vying for a whole pile of prizes, including a Jackson Kayak All Star, won by Open Men’s competitor Craig Phillips! It was so great to [...] Read more »

Urban Adventure: South Main on Outside TV

by May 20, 2011 » Add the first comment.
Dustin Outside TV

We are excited to announce the airing of a national segment on Outside Television about South Main. Sam Bricker of Outside TV Salida (Channel 63) filmed and produced the piece which is airing now through the summer season on a show called Outside Today. In his words “The local Salida crew recently filmed the segment [...] Read more »

Adventure XStream Comes to South Main

by May 19, 2011 » Add the first comment.

It was so great to have the Adventure XStream race based in the South Main Town Square again this year! Thanks to all involved. Here’s a nice video of what the race is like!

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