Monday, February 18, 2008

Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park

Jake and i headed down to the new whitewater park in g-wood right after school on friday. It was running at 1580cfs. We timidly surfed surfer's left where loops were possible, however a possible beatdown awaited if you got pulled too far into the center. We both got mild beatdowns, and decided we would be careful when we went into the meat. Surfer's right side is a good small wave that you can roundhouse/cartwheel. The middle is very retentive, and somewhat shallow, the perfect small beatdown. When i surfed it for the first time a week before friday, it was at 1460cfs, and was much mellower, however did not give up loops, and was much more shallow(i smashed my feet really badly, they are still bruised). I suspect that it will be much better with a couple hundred more cfs. Unfortuanetly, the unofficial word on the street is that there will only be one feature, not two as they had planned previously. So it wont be good at low water. On an optimistic note, it will be epic at medium flows!! Here are some photos for your viewing pleasure.

The wave

Jake with the loop


jake paddlin into the meat

relative size

Here is a super short edit from our quick session. We didnt get much footage unfortuanetly.


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