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Pete DeLosa

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Name: Pete DeLosa
Date registered: December 1, 2014

Latest posts

  1. 2017 Brush Creek Race — April 27, 2017
  2. 2017 Northwest Creek Comp — April 13, 2017
  3. 9R: Regular Vs Stout — June 17, 2016
  4. Racing California’s Cherry Creek — August 26, 2015
  5. Columbia River Gorge: Rain, Rivers, and Demshitz — February 12, 2015

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2017 Brush Creek Race

The first time I raced at Brush creek was probably five or six years ago and there hasn’t been a race there since until this past weekend. The southern end of the Sierras were hit hard by the California drought, and there hasn’t been enough water to make this amazing creek run. Maybe that’s why …

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2017 Northwest Creek Comp

Last weekend was the annual Northwest Creeking Competition put on by Next Adventure and Alder Creek kayak shops. The NWCC is held at the Sunset Falls Campground in Washington about an hour north of Portland. It consists of two races. Saturday kayakers race down the East Fork Lewis. The race starts with a short sprint …

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9R: Regular Vs Stout

If you still haven’t tried one yet, I’m sure you are at least aware that everybody is talking about the 9R. Why is this boat getting so much attention? It could be because it’s the best kayak ever made. I could go on about why it’s so great and tell you all the reasons why …

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Racing California’s Cherry Creek

The Cherry Creek Race Class V endurance racing. That’s what the Cherry Creek Race is. There are several class V kayak races that happen around the country each year. Each of them pose their own challenges to the racers. None of them require the competitors to paddle all out for 40 minutes through stacked class …

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Columbia River Gorge: Rain, Rivers, and Demshitz

I found no shortage of any of these things on a recent trip to the gorge. After a long drought in California and a few days of good work I had a little money in my pocket and no reason to hang around home so I decided a quick trip up to the PNW was …

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