river surfing


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An ‘extreme sport’ in which the participant rides white water rapids on a surfboard or permutation thereof
Risk Concussions, lacerations, crocodiles, drowning

river surfing

Sports medicine An 'extreme sport' in which the participant surfs a` la Hawaii on white water rapids Injury risk Concussions, death. See Extreme sports, Novelty seeking behavior.
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Denver-based McLaughlin Whitewater Design Group (MWDG), a division of Merrick & Company, is thrilled to have learned that the river wave that serves as the centerpiece for the Boise (Idaho) River Park has been applauded as one of the worlds Top Five river surfing waves and heads the list for man-made waves in North America according to GrindTV.
Daredevils go river surfing, kayaking, bungee jumping and zipwiring or soar above the roaring cascades in a microlight or helicopter.
From jet boating to bungee jumping, river surfing and mountain biking, there's enough to get your adrenaline racing and your bones aching.
Maritime New Zealand has laid three charges against Black Sheep Adventure Ltd, which trades as Mad Dog River Surfing, and three charges against its director, Brad Alexander McLeod.
Maritime New Zealand laid three charges against Black Sheep Adventures Ltd, which trades as Mad Dog River Surfing, and three charges against its director, Brad Alexander McLeod.
strutting their stuff in off-the-cuff sketches ranging from beat-boxing and freestyle football to street magic, river surfing, highline walking and fire-skating.
Some local white-water visionaries are already talking about taking the proposal another step to include river surfing on the Willamette River.
The Story" stars Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn, Willie Bogner, Kristi Leskinen, Chris Benchetler, Reggie & Zack Crist, Mike Douglas and numerous other stars of skiing, snowboarding, wing suit flying, speed flying, river surfing and kite skiing.
Maritime New Zealand laid three charges against Black Sheep Adventure Ltd, which trades as Mad Dog River Surfing, and three charges against its director, Brad Alexander McLeod.
The company who organised the activity, Black Sheep Adventures Ltd, which trades as Mad Dog River Surfing, and its director, Brad Alexander McLeod, appeared in a New Zealand court recently to face six charges under the Health and Safety Employment Act 1992.
The growing popularity of river surfing, along with accessibility to Eugene's other amenities, would be a big tourism draw, says Elijah Mack, a river surfing enthusiast and local barber.
As a result, the skills acquired riding SurfStream waves translate perfectly to ocean or river surfing.