If anyone finds a werner surge 200 r45 with a black sticker on the. I fired up gorilla on the second but tweaked my shoulder in front of speed trap and had to walk out after running the two slides below the monkey.
We were lucky to get a hand of god rescue on him before he went through the next drop could ve been a lot worse.
Green river narrows gorilla. Release was a standard 100 summer level with 7 75 inches the first run and 8 75 for the second a week later. This was filmed on my first and second runs on the green river narrows. Press alt to open this menu.
The notch is the hardest part due to the fact that it s only 197cm wide and it creates a swirling eddy line that likes to flip people and push them into the undercut on the right or over the drop upside down. Matt ended up breaking his back here mild anterior compression fracture of the l1 vertebrae we found out later that day. Water is released on a regular basis from the tuxedo power station with a 100 release being equivalent to 216 cubic feet per second 6 1 m 3 s.
The name of this rapid is gorilla. This is a board for those wanting a little narrows lovin but don t have a playmate or shuttle. I paddled into gorilla a class v rapid that is known respected loved and feared around the world.
Owned by the people of the state of north carolina and managed by the ncwrc the primary purpose of the gamelands remains wildlife conservation and management. The narrows is wholly located within the green river gamelands a rugged tract of more than 14 000 acres along the green river in henderson and polk counties. The video was recorded on the green river narrows in north carolina.
This is from the monday after the green race. I was paddling in preparation for the green race a world famous extreme whitewater race that takes part the first saturday of november. This was my 9th or 10th lap down the green i ve lost track.
Gorilla lives on the section of the green river in north carolina called the narrows. The greatest show in all of sports draws racers and spectators from around the world has humbled olympic medalists and is regularly. I lost my paddle today below gorilla.
The green narrows is best known for being one of the most extreme kayaking runs in the eastern us. Sections of this page. Most race enthusiasts perch themselves on a slippery outcropping above an 18 foot waterfall a raging inferno of water affectionately dubbed gorilla the water above gorilla flows with immense.
Green narrows day has 2 654 members. This is not a. This regular flow allows for year round kayaking and is part of the reason the green is such a notorious and well known river.
Between the 180 racers laying it all on the line and 2000 spectators making the arduous journey into the iconic green river narrows there is no other sporting event quite like the green river narrows race.