Upper Wind Whitewater Festival 2014 - Pacific Northwest Whitewater Kayaking and Rafting Competition
This is the edit from footage shot at the 7th year of the Upper Wind Whitewater Festival. The race course section of the Wind River is a roughly 20-30 minute mass start event of adrenaline fueled Class IV - V paddling, and includes rafts as well as kayakers from all over the Pacific Northwest.

This year brought *perfect* river levels, fantastic weather, and a large turnout of competitive whitewater junkies. For complete event details, go to:

http://upperwindfestival.blogspot.com

The Wind River Race kicks off the Western Whitewater Championship Series for the 2014. More information can be had on the WWCS at:

http://wwchampionship.org

SPONSORS:
Current list of sponsors include:
- Next Adventure
http://nextadventure.net/paddling/
- Whitewater Designs
http://www.whitewaterdesigns.com/
- Kershaw Knives
http://www.kershawknives.com/
- Team Quest
http://www.tqfc.com/
- KEEN
http://www.keenfootwear.com/
- Atlas Cider Co.
http://www.atlascider.com
- Ninkasi
http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/
- Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival
http://www.upperclackamasfestival.org
- Kayak Shed
http://www.kayakshed.com
- Oregon Rafting Team
http://www.oregonraftingteam.com
-PNW Kayakers
http://www.pnwkayakers.com

EVENT VOLUNTEERS:

Tim Brink - Race Organizer
Rob Cruser - Safety Coordinator
Mike Moses - Safety
Keith - Safety
Greg Senior - Race Start + Safety
Catherine Locke - Registration
Ryan Cole - Race Timing
Paul Carrico - Timing + Marketing
Janice Keeley - Timing + Scoring
Catherine Locke - Registration

EDITED BY:
Paul Carrico

FOOTAGE BY:
Paul Carrico
James Phillips
Taylor Hazen
Joey Hodgson
Shannon Hodgson
Jon Currier
Sara James
Oregon Rafting Team

Tags: Upper Wind Whitewater Festival, Upper Wind Festival, Upper Wind Race, WWCS, Pacific Northwest, PNW, Whitewater Racing, Whitewater Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Rafting

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