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Spencer Huff

Age: 15
Birthplace: Grand Junction, Colorado
Current Residence: Lyons, Colorado
Occupation: Student
Current school/Alma matter: Lyons Middle Senior High School
Family: Russell Huff, Mother: Merrilynn Artman, Brother: Oran Huff, age 8
Personal Website/Blog: http://www.facebook.com/spenchuff

Wildwater Information:
How I started paddling whitewater:
Colorado Cup, high school racing series
The class(es) you race: K-1W
Local and Regional results of note: none
National Results (team trials and nationals): 2011 West Coast US junior team trials: second place: classic, second place: sprint
Years on the U.S. Wildwater National Team: 1

Other Paddling/Sports/Hobbies: I paddle K1 slalom and freestyle kayak. I also enjoy distance running and ping-pong.

Personal Information:

  • Marital Status: single
  • Kids: none
  • Height: 5 9
  • Weight: 135 lbs
  • Music: Electronic, and Ska
  • Food Favorites: Pasta, Sea food, Asian food
  • What you do to get ready for a race: Eat two over easy eggs with one piece of wheat toast, then stretch, walk the course and pick out my line. After that I run for two minutes easy and one minute hard, three times. Then I get in my boat and do two or three, ten to fifteen second sprints. Then I just keep moving until I race.
  • What you do after a race: After a race I cool down with a slow run and or paddle, followed by rehydration. I Take a hot shower or hot tub, to warm up. I enjoy long walks on the beach and romantic candle lit dinners, I am also a Gemini ;)

Equipment:

  • Boat: Zastera, Dynamic K1
  • Paddle: Gala sport Wing
  • Helmet: unknown
  • Spraydeck: Level Six
  • Life Jacket: Sandiline
  • Paddling Clothes: Level Six combo top
  • Shoe: none
  • Favorite energy/food: Honey Stinger bar
  • Other outdoor gear: Sandiline shorts
 

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