Women of Wildwater

One of the aspects of kayak competition that is fascinating is that age is not specifically a handicap (the Hearn/Lugbill line up of winners in the ’96 Olympics were just about the magic age of 40, while this year Hailey Thompson, the women’s C1…

The Little Girl That Goes Kayak Fast

Sixteen year old Haley Popp is no typical southern girl.  While her friends spent the Chattanooga summer shopping at Target and Forever 21, Haley was either throwing down at Hell Hole on the Ocoee River in her play boat or bombing down the…