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PostSubject: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:43 pm

Every year at this time, a local ski lodge sponsors a downhill canoe and kayak race. This year the event drew no spectators and one competitor... but the guy did have the presence of mind to strap a camera to his helmet. Oh yeah, this is gonna end well.

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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:55 pm

Oh, and he survived to take home the trophies. His name is Scott Norman.



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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:59 pm

Poor helmet cam.... laugh3



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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:05 pm

amazing.


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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:47 pm

. . . But as long as he survived. . . .

That so looks like something my brothers and I would have done when we were kids. But we at least had the excuse of being kids!
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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:58 pm

He's fiftyish.
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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:01 pm

A kid at heart, I guess! Good for him! . . . As long as he survives and remains relatively . . . . normal.
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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:44 pm

Laughing Has this had spectators and more competitors other years, Rob?
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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:48 pm

Have you tired this Rob?


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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:03 am

It's great but a little scaring! grinsmiley

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PostSubject: Re: Downhill Kayak Race   Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:29 am

Amy, to be honest, I never even knew that this was a thing. I'd heard of people going downhill in kayaks and canoes, but didn't know that it was a yearly deal.

Nope, Krissy, I can't say I'd ever be tempted.
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