Did you hear?... Extrasport pledges $1,000 to American Whitewater

Extrasport has pledged $1,000 to American Whitewater to support the group's conservation and access initiatives for 2001-02.

Extrasport has pledged $1,000 to American Whitewater to support the group's conservation and access initiatives for 2001-02. The two will kick off their partnership with the first Extrasport Challenge, a multi-discipline freestyle event on Oct. 20-21 on the Russell Fork River, which crosses the border from Virginia into Kentucky, going through Breaks Interstate Park. For more on the event, contact Risa Shimoda at risa@amwhitewater.org.


Did you hear?... MeetingOne Corp. and American Whitewater form partnership

MeetingOne Corp., a provider of advanced business teleconferencing services, and American Whitewater, an advocate for the protection and restoration of whitewater river resources, announced they have entered into a partnership that will benefit America's whitewater rivers. "The ...read more

Did you hear?... American Whitewater will receive unrestricted funds from Confluence

American Whitewater will be receiving $11,000 in unrestricted funds from corporate sponsor Confluence to support American Whitewater’s conservation and access efforts. Confluence joins Patagonia, Immersion Research, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, Watershed, Werner, Mountain Surf ...read more

American Whitewater refocusing on events, not competitions

American Whitewater's Executive Committee has announced that for 2003 the association will stop organizing and promoting competitive freestyle competitions and refocus the association's efforts on events and programs that promote conservation and river access, as well as help to ...read more

Did you hear?... Werner Paddles announces $10,000 donation to American Whitewater

Werner Paddles has announced that it will make a donation of $10,000 to American Whitewater, supporting both specific efforts to secure access on the Skykomish River in Washington State, and to grow American Whitewater's access efforts nationwide. "This is an exciting shift in ...read more

Pro Deal money flows to American Whitewater

The non-profit American Whitewater group is sort of like public television, said John Weld, co-owner of Immersion Research: People value it and want to support it, but fail to write the check for some reason. The group said it hopes to increase its flow of funds with the ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Outdoor Retailer Expo has selected the Sporting Goods Business team (they also produce Outdoor Business) to be the official publisher of the trade show's Winter and Summer Market show handbooks and on-site show dailies, effective with the 2004 markets. "We wanted to put ...read more

Did you hear?... Jim Sausville wins American Whitewater's Paddle Ecuador! contest

Jim Sausville, from Saranac Lake, NY, has won American Whitewater's Paddle Ecuador! contest, one that was established to inspire paddlers to recruit new members. "Jim is an avid American Whitewater volunteer, having dedicated time to river restoration in hydropower relicensing ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Cloudveil tells SNEWS the company is bursting at the seams necessitating expanded digs, in large part because of increased business. Cloudveil reports the company has seen a 34-percent increase in preseason bookings. In addition, the company has added 39 new Cloudveil ...read more

Did you hear?... AW and Teva partner on a series of 13 top whitewater events

American Whitewater and Teva are partnering on a series of 13 top whitewater events, all culminating with the first ever national championships -- one that is also sanctioned by the U.S. Freestyle Kayak Association. The series includes a completely restructured competition ...read more