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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 »

Winter Kayaking at the Whitewater Park [VIDEO]

by March 14, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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We have had 400 cfs (cubic feet per second) of water in the river for a while now, and I’ve been excited to discover that even that little water is enough for some great practice, especially at the new LoDo Wave due east of Eddyline Brewpub. Many years I don’t even get in my boat [...] Read more »

Video: Whitewater Park’s New LoDo Wave Still Epic at Low Water

by July 28, 2010 » Add more comments.
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Thanks to the Abdelnours of The Clocktower Flat and Foresight Multimedia for producing this great little video of the LoDo Wave at low water. Here’s a write-up I did on the wave for Colorado Kayak Supply: The “LoDo Wave,” short for “Lower Downtown,” is located at the South Main Town Square and is [...] Read more »

Who Will Be Crowned King and Queen of the Wave?

by July 21, 2010 » Add the second comment.
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We’re gearing up for another big summer weekend here in BV. The Collegiate Peaks Music Festival starts this Friday and runs through Saturday night. On Sunday, we’ve got a fun kayaking event to keep things rocking. Here’s the beta: Colorado Kayak Supply presents King and Queen of the Wave 2010, a fun and friendly event [...] Read more »

Dustin Urban Earns Spot on US Freestyle Kayak Team

by July 5, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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South Main’s Dustin Urban earned a spot on the US Freestyle Kayak Team on Friday and will represent the US at the World Championships in June 2011 in Plattling, Germany. Dustin placed 3rd in the event and is joined on the US Men’s Team by Stephen Wright, Eric Jackson, Clay Wright and Bryan Kirk. 16-year-old [...] Read more »

New Wave Takes 3rd Annual BV Pro Rodeo to New Heights

by June 2, 2010 » Add more comments.

We’ve been talking a lot this spring about the new whitewater park improvements, and particularly the new wave, located just east of the South Main Town Square. Meanwhile we’ve been biting our nails behind the scenes, hoping and praying that this new feature (aka the LoDo wave) would meet our expectations as a world-class [...] Read more »