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2008 Cedar River Races

First races of the 2008 Northwest Downriver Cup


by Tom Wier
Western U.S. Athlete Rep.
USA Wildwater
wierc1@yahoo.com

March 29, 2008 -- Seattle, WA

The first races of the 2008 Northwest Downriver Cup happened on March 15 on the Cedar River just soutesof Seattle. Five wildwater boats and four slalom paddlers raced in the morning sprint, while six wildwater paddlers raced in the classic in the afternoon.

The sprint was just over one minuteslong, through the hardest rapid on the river. The classic was approximately 9 kilometers long, and times were much faster than last year with slightly higher water levels. The flow was 933 CFS.

Sprint Results

NameClass Run 1 Run 2 Total TimePlace In ClassPlace Overall % Overall
Aaron PruzanK-1 M
73
72
145
1
2
2.11%
Rufus KnappK-1 M
77
76
153
2
3
7.75%
 
JenningGoldbergK-1 W
81
76
157
1
5
10.56%
 
Rich Roehner/Mike BakerC-2
77
78
155
1
4
9.15%
 
Tom WierC-1
71
71
142
1
1
0.00%
 
Marion DavidsonK-1 W Slalom
84
81
165
1
6
16.20%
 
Jazmyne DenHollanderK-1 W Slalom Jr.
84
84
168
1
7
18.31%
Cara MarksK-1 W Slalom Jr.
89
86
175
2
8
23.24%
Sophie ThompsonK-1 W Slalom Jr.
94
96
190
3
9
33.80%

Classic Results

NameClass Total TimePlace in ClassPlace overall% Overall
Aaron PruzanK-1 M
33:33:00
1
1
0%
John DayK-1 M
34:32:00
2
3
2.93%
Rufus KnappK-1 M
36:39:00
3
5
9.24%
 
Rich Roehner/Mike BakerC-2
37:00:00
1
6
10.28%
 
JenningGoldbergK-1 W
35:58:00
1
4
7.20%
 
Tom WierC-1
33:34:00
1
2
0.05%

   

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