Video of the Whitewater Grand Prix Whitewater Enduro Race

Dec 6, 2012
Outside
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Director Skip Armstrong and Tribe Rider have released two new videos showing the action from the Rio Gol Gol in Chile during Stage 1 of the Whitewater Grand Prix. The video above shows highlights from the whitewater enduro race and offers a look at the standings. The video below offers a behind-the-scenes view of the athletes in action.

One thing that you can see in both videos is that when a kayaker gets hurt or stuck, one or more of the 32 other competitors are there to help. Without a lot of funding, the athletes have chosen to station themselves along the course to provide assistance in case something goes wrong.

335925_436064729794194_1134225181_oAdrian Kiernan (AUS) on the Rio Gol Gol. Photo: Whitewater Grand Prix/Erik Boomer

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