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EXTREME WHITEWATER KAYAK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

April 5, 2011

MONTREAL, April 5 /PRNewswire/ – The Quebec Whitewater Kayaking
Federation is holding the Whitewater Grand Prix, a 6-stage world
championship in Quebec, from May 1(st) to May 14(th) 2011.

28 of the world’s best paddlers will compete in a multi-disciplined
competition on spectacular whitewater across Quebec. The event includes
past and present World Champions of whitewater racing and Freestyle.

The races include a Time-Trial down a steep section of slides and
waterfalls, a Giant Slalom which will challenge the competitors with
the world’s first 18 gate course on class 4/5 rapid, and an intense
head to head down one of Quebec’s infamous big volume rapids. The
Freestyle events will highlight the world’s best wave surfers with
events on both mid-sized waves that will allow for tricks to be linked
in sequence, and big dynamic waves that will show those with the most
control, style, and wave awareness.

These events will be filmed and broadcasted on a few sport networks
across the globe. Some athletes participating: Steve Fisher, Emily
Jackson, Nick Troutman, Mat Dumoulin and Mike Dawson.

May 1st to May 14th 2011 
Ottawa, Laurentians, Mauricie, Saguenay
www.whitewatergrandprix.com

SOURCE Quebec Whitewater Kayaking Federation


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