Time to drop vert and fight cancer
Photo credit: Erik Boomer

The Fourth Annual EddyFlower Vertical Challenge kicks off today with the East window competition. Registration is now open to paddlers of all types and classes at the link below:

The competition gives athletes 32 days to drop as much vertical as possible, while raising funds for non-profit organization First Descents. Founded by professional kayaker Brad Ludden in 2001, First Descents is dedicated to curing young adults (ages 18-39) of the emotional effects of cancer through outdoor adventure therapy, most notably kayaking.
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