Canoeing

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Bayfield’s Tracy Hines helping change adaptive sports game

With the Summer Olympics all wrapped up, athletes from across the nation are already training for the 2020 Games in Tokyo, Japan. Tracy Hines, of Bayfield and Mt. Holly, North Carolina, is no...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Plenty of action and drama in whitewater canoe/kayak at Olympics

Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durangoan helps Team USA paddle to gold in Germany

Durangoan Zach “Bug” Lokken helped accomplish something no American has in almost two decades: win a gold medal in the C1 men’s team race at the International Canoe Federation Canoe Slalom World...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

London is not calling for ‘Bug’ Lokken

Durango canoeist Zach “Bug” Lokken’s Olympic dreams were put on hold for a bit as he finished 28th Saturday at the Slalom World Cup No. 1 in Cardiff, Wales. Pennsylvania’s Casey Eichfeld finished...

DATE: June 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango’s paddling powers

Durango’s been home to all sorts of world-class athletes.There’s been Olympic beach volleyball players and cyclists, cycling hall of famers, triathletes and college athletes in all kinds of sports....

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Sports