September 15, 2013
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The first article in the e-Zine published on September 10 was confusing because the title was about the Nationals and the text was mostly about the Team Trials. Here's an amended edition of the e-Zine.
2013 US Wildwater National Championships and 2014 Eastern Team Trials
Congratulations to our new National Champions:
You can also read John Pinyerd's "Reflections on the 2013 Wildwater National Championships" at www.usawildwater.com/news/2013/130911-National-Champions-Article.html.
The following athletes were selected for the 2014 USA Wildwater Team:
* Have not yet committeed to go to Europe next year.
The remaining spots on the 2014 Wildwater Team will be filled after the Western Team Trials in the spring.
See www.usawildwater.com/news/2013/2013-Nationals-FinalResults.pdf for the complete results and www.usawildwater.com/news/2013/130910-Nationals-Photos.html to view the photos taken by NOC Photos.
Request for Bids for the 2014 Wildwater National Events
Bids should be submitted in writing via email in the format described below to the Interim Wildwater Chairman, Tom Wier (email@example.com) by October 31st 2013. A decision will be made on the location and date of these races and made public no later than November 30th 2013.
Click Here for more information about hosting any of these events.
Call for Nominations: USACK Wildwater Committee
Wildwater Committee News
The USA Wildwater Committee met (via Skype) on Sunday evening, September 8th. At the meeting, we approved two amendments to the Wildwater Committee Bylaws (one updating the criteria for selecting the USA Wildwater Team and the other defining the changes structure of the Wildwater Committee. We also discussed and approved the wording of the Request for Bids and Call for Nominations items mentioned above.
The minutes of the meeting can be viewed at www.usawildwater.com/Committee_Minutes/WWC-Meeting-Minutes-130908.pdf.
Request for Financial Support
We need your financial support to help defray the expenses incurred by our Junior and Senior teams, to provide additional funding for the junior and senior team members who achieve outstanding performance in international events, to defray some of the expenses incurred during the US Wildwater Nationals and to stimulate our local and regional Wildwater programs. You can contribute online via Chipin/Paypal, by using iGive.com when you make an online purchase at almost every retailer, or by sending a check to us. See www.usawildwater.com/donate.html for more information about these options.
Want to make a donation for a specific purpose (like housing or transportation for the junior team at the Junior World Championships)? Contact Jeremy Rodgers and he will assist you with how to do it.