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  April 18, 2008
 

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Dear Wildwater Racers and Friends:

The Wilderness Voyageurs 2008 US Wildwater Team Trials are history. Twenty-two wildwater athletes braved the Cheat Narrows in an attempt to earn a spot on the 2008 USA Wildwater Team. Read more about the Team Trials - then check out the results and the excellent video of the Sprint race. All can be found in the first article. In the subsequent article you will learn who will represent the USA in the World Championships, the Masterís World Championships, the World Cups and Junior Pre-World Championships all being held in Europe this summer. Our friends that are hosting the Wildwater World Championships this summer have also been busy. See the link to the 3rd "article" to get an idea of the race course for the Worlds.

March and April are also the time for many regional Wildwater races. We are pleased to include articles (with results) from two races in the Mid Atlantic Downriver Series (MADS), the first race in the 2008 Northwest Downriver Cup, and the Glenwood Canyon Wildwater Jubilee (hosted by the Great Blue Heron Canoe and Kayak Club).

Check out the 2008 USA Wildwater Calendar to see which races are scheduled for the rest of the year. And don't forget the Western Junior Wildwater Team Trials. This event is being held in conjunction with FIBArk on June 13-15. The Western Junior Team Trials is the final event used to determine which athletes will be on the 2008 USA Junior Wildwater Team.

Chuck Brabec
Editor & Webmaster, USAWildwater.com

In this issue:

2008 Senior and Eastern Junior Team Trials
Senior and Eastern Junior athletes take on the Cheat River Narrows
full story...

USA Canoe/Kayak Announces the 2008 USA Wildwater Team
full story...

2008 Wildwater World Championships
Promo Video
full story...

2008 Cedar River Races
First races of the 2008 Northwest Downriver Cup
full story...

Glenwood Canyon Wildwater Jubilee
by Dennis Adams, Great Blue Heron Canoe and Kayak Club
full story...

Codorus Race
Mid Atlantic Downriver Series Race Report
full story...

2008 Tohickon Creek Classic
Mid Atlantic Downriver Series Race Report
full story...

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