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  December 27, 2004

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Dear Wildwater Racers and Friends:

In this, the last newsletter for 2004, we have a couple of articles about activities that occurred in 2004, a couple that are related to the 2004 Wildwater Team Trials and one article on technique/training.

Don't forget to keep tabs on the 2005 US Wildwater Race Schedule. You will find in on at

I wish all of you a Happy New Year...

Chuck Brabec

In this issue:

USA Wildwater Committee Meeting Minutes Nov. 14, 2004
the minutes...
NRC Jiffy Wildwater Race Dec. 5, 2004
The 2004 Nantahala Racing Club Jiffy Wildwater race bought out 24 top contenders.
full story...
2005 Wildwater Team Trials - Press Release Dec. 1, 2004
The Nantahala Racing Club (NRC) has signed Carolina West Sports Medicine of Sylva, NC as title sponsor for the 2005 Wildwater Team Trials, March 5th and 6th 2005 on the Nantahala River.
full story...
2005 Wildwater Team Trials - Invitation to International Athletes Dec. 1, 2004
The USA Wildwater Team Trials organizing committee has asked the International Canoe Federation to designate the 2005 USA Canoe & Kayak Wildwater Team Trials an International Race.
full story...
Developing Power and Speed in Wildwater Dec. 27, 2004
Power is a critical component in the endurance sport of wildwater racing. Wildwater is competed over a finite distance, so the winner is the person who completes the distance in the fastest time in other words, the most powerful person. While endurance is obviously important, you still need power and speed to be successful.
full story...