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Buy a Boat & a PFD, Help IWHOF

The folks at Liquid Logic and Kokotat have donated a new Jefe Chico and Ronin PFD for us to sell as a fundraiser. We are auctioning off the boat and PFD on ebay. Proceeds from the sale of the boat … Continue reading

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2010 Induction Tickets Now on Sale!

Join us at the ceremony honoring the International Whitewater Hall of Fame Class of 2010! This year’s induction ceremony will take place Saturday, September 25th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, in conjunction with the 2010 US Slalom National Championships … Continue reading

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Lives of 2010 IWHOF Class Span a Century of Dedication to Riversports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2010 Contact: Media Relations 828-488-3420 Five Individuals from Five Countries Chosen by International Electorate (Gatlinburg, TN) – The International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) Board of Governors has announced its 2010 Inductees. The eldest of … Continue reading

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2010 Election Results: International Whitewater Giants Honored

The following individuals have been elected to the 2010 International Whitewater Hall of Fame in the following categories: ADVOCATE Helen Brownlee, Australia Risa Shimoda, United States CHAMPION Michal Martikan, Slovakia EXPLORER Mikey Abbott, New Zealand PIONEER Theo Bock, Germany More … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Whitewater Gods, Goddesses in Year 6

(Silver Spring, MD) – The International Whitewater Hall of Fame has announced the beginning of its sixth march toward honoring the world’s most accomplished whitewater Pioneers, Explorers, Champions and Advocates as Inductees in the International Whitewater Hall of Fame. The … Continue reading

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MIT Kayak Innovation Survey

A research program initiated by the MIT Sloan School of Management (USA) and Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) seeks to study open innovation in sport communities. They want to better understand how individual kayakers contribute to the development of the sport … Continue reading

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IWHOF Celebrates 5th Anniversary with International Induction

On Saturday, September 26, 2009, the International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) inducted its Fifth Anniversary Class of Honorees, and truly arrived as an International Hall of Fame. All six honorees represented six different countries: Mikhail Kolchevnikov from Russia, Stepanka … Continue reading

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Induction Event Info & Schedule

On Saturday, September 26, 2009 we have an awesome day planned with some of the most legendary names in whitewater boating history, and we hope you’ll decide to be a part of it. If you haven’t planned to come to … Continue reading

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2009 Induction Event Dinner Tickets Going Fast!

If you are planning on attending the 2009 IWHOF Induction Event at the Nantahala Outdoor Center Saturday, September 26th, 2009, buy your tickets now! There will be some great events to take part in that feature our 2009 Honorees and … Continue reading

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Whitewater Giants Honored

International Participation Grows to 29 Countries The International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) Board of Governors has announced the Class of 2009 Honorees, whitewater legends whose accomplishments have contributed significantly to both the sport and business of whitewater around the … Continue reading

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