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Lienz Rodeo – First win for the Jitsu!

Our journey to Lienz in Austria had quite an urgent start. We’d been training in Plattling, Germany. There is free camping all along the riverbank in the nature reserve there, the water level was high but not too bad but … Continue reading

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Lienz 2012 – European Championships Final – Surpise Surprise

Finals day started from Junior Girls. 1st place was almost guaranteed to go to Nuria Fontane from Spain and it did. Scoring about 200 points in every round of the competition she was always well ahead of the others. 2nd and … Continue reading

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Lienz Europeans Day 3 – Toughest Day

The day started with the Men’s K1 Quarter Finals, cutting the field to 10 with three 45-second rides, best 2 counting. The water was dirty from yesterday night’s thunderstorms but the level seemed to be lower making the feature tougher and … Continue reading

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Lienz European Championships Day 2

Report by Bren Orton… Day 2 of the european championships saw the senior men and junior ladies stepping up for their first rides of the event. The junior ladies was typically closely fought and some impressive rides were thrown down … Continue reading

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Lienz European Champonships – Day One

The European Championships 2012 opened yesterday in Lienz, Austria. They held a Opening Ceremony in a 14th century Castle (museum) with free drinks, speeches and a drum performance (just using 2 kayaks). Lienz is the only place in the World … Continue reading

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Lienz – European Championships Lead Up

Just back from my trip out to the Teva Games in Colorado it was time to get the van loaded and head off to Austria. Palms Bren Orton and myself drove straight out to begin training at the site of … Continue reading

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