I’ve been stoked off watching footage of this best trick contest event held at Gladiator wave on the Ottawa River, a feature that’s only in during peak flows. The video above gives a great visual and then there’s some extended coverage at Rapid Media that (if you can sit through the kind of cheesed-out intro) gives some really sweet river level soundbytes with these kayakers where stoke and and a true sense of respect for how the feature itself, the wave, the consequences of flailing, and just the “pair” it takes to get out there into the realm – is totally present.
More info (and a second event) at: Whitewater Gran Prix
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