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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:44:12 GMT

Gran, 72, and grandad in white water rafting fundraiser for ill grandchild  -  Chelmsford Weekly News
A 72-year-old Clacton gran enlisted the help of her husband in a white water rafting experience to raise funds for their sick grandson Zac. The couple took to the icy cold rapids of the Lee Valley White Water Training Centre near London and raised £625.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:36:44 GMT
New rules for Whitewater Center  -  Gaston Gazette
The decision was made by Mecklenburg County commissioners Tuesday night in response to the death of a teenager who died in June after contracting a brain-eating amoeba from a rafting channel at the center. State and county health officials stepped in ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:27:02 GMT

County Adopts Water-Quality Rules For Whitewater Center  -  WFAE
Mecklenburg County commissioners Tuesday night unanimously approved water-quality regulations for the U.S. National Whitewater Center. That follows an Ohio teenager's death this summer from a rare brain infection she contracted after rafting at the ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:26:11 GMT

Surf's up for homeless youngsters treated to adventure day out  -  East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Around 30 young adults, who all live at the YMCA hostel for the homeless in Forest Road, Walthamstow, enjoyed a day out at Lee Valley White Water Centre. The group tried white water rafting, Hot Dog sessions in two person inflatable kayaks on the ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:07:51 GMT

Mecklenburg commissioners to vote on Whitewater Center regulation Tuesday  -  WBTV
The center suspended whitewater rafting in June after the amoeba was detected in its water. Whitewater activities resumed in August after the center drained and cleaned its whitewater channels and installed a new chlorination system. The rule county ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:07:51 GMT
Meck Co. commissioners to discuss, possibly vote on USNWC regulation  -  WBTV
The center suspended whitewater rafting in June after the amoeba was detected in its water. Whitewater activities resumed in August after the center drained and cleaned its whitewater channels and installed a new chlorination system. The rule county ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:30:36 GMT
White waters of Zambezi put river rafters through their paces  -  Bizcommunity.com
... the Zambezi River below Victoria Falls as a Grade 5 river with extremely difficult, long and violent rapids, steep gradients, big drops and pressure areas. It is regarded as one of the best white-water rivers in the world by the international ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:08:29 GMT

Raise The Raft! Top Five Reasons Why The Grand Canyon Has The Best Whitewater In America  -  TravelersToday
The Grand Canyon is a special destination to millions of travelers every year. They stand at the top and look down in and wonder what its like down there. What would a Grand Canyon raft trip look like? Well... we've developed a short video to give you ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:31:20 GMT

Wadi Adventures to host first-ever UAE edition of World Rafting Championship  -  Khaleej Times
Wadi Adventures, a whitewater rafting, kayaking and surfing destination, has announced that it will be hosting the first-ever UAE leg of the International Rafting Federation's World Rafting Championship from November 1 to 5, 2016 in cooperation with ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:49:39 GMT

Alan Titchmarsh: 'I went white-water rafting in Costa Rica... I'm just thankful I stayed afloat'  -  Telegraph.co.uk
Ten years ago, I went to Burma – it was the first cruise ship that had been allowed in for years. And around six or seven years ago, I went to a rainforest and white-water rafting in Costa Rica and explored the Guatemalan jungle. I'm just thankful I ...