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See ya at the Naish Gorge Challenge THIS coming Weekend August 17 thru 18

http://gorgepaddlechallenge.com/gpc1/event-info

See ya at the Naish Gorge Challenge THIS coming Weekend, Aug. 17-18

It’s a biggee.. here’s the schedule:

Friday, August 17th

A REDBULL and OXBOW sponsored event for KIDS.
8:30AM Introduction for event
8:50AM Ages 9 and Under Race
9:25AM Ages 10-11 Race
10:00AM Ages 12-13 Race
10:45AM Ages 14-15 Race
12:00 noon Free Pizza Lunch!
1:15PM Ages 14-15 Race
2:45PM Awards
3:15PM Paddle With the Pros/Naish Board Demos
7:30PM Movie Screening at Horse and Hound British Pub

Saturday, August 18th

8:00AM-11:00AM Registration
9:00AM Paddle for the Park This event is for everyone! The course will begin at the Waterfront Park. Rental boards will be available from sponsors and vendors. Come down and enjoy a paddle for the Park. All proceeds will be donated to the Waterfront Park.
10:00AM Downwind Race Skipper’s Meeting
12:00 noon Downwind Race Start at Viento State Park This event shows of the beauty and fierceness of the Gorge. Racers will be challenged by the mighty Columbia with howling winds, waves and current in a 8 mile downwind leg from Viento to the Waterfront Park. The course will take approximately 1 hour for the leaders. The finish line will be on the beach at the Waterfront Park.
3:00PM Awards

Sunday, August 19th

8:00AM-10:00AM Registration
9:00AM Course Race Skippers Meeting
9:30AM Open Course Race Start 4 laps on a course in front of the Waterfront Park.
11:30AM Elite Course Race Start 5 laps on a course in front of the Waterfront Park.
2:00PM Team Relay This four person relay will be a short course race with a short land run in between each leg. This race will be highly visible and great for spectators.
3:00PM Awards

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