2009 Summer Membership Drive - May Winners

posted June 8, 2009
by Jeffrey Paine

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As you probably already know, AW is holding a huge summer-long membership drive with monthly winners through September and two grand prizes being drawn in October.


The contest is simple and you can still be a part of it:


  • Only open to members of American Whitewater
  • Joining or renewing your membership with AW gives you one chance to win
  • Every $10 donation (by a current member) equals one chance to win (i.e. $100 = 10 chances)


Here's the winners for May:


Monthly Prizes

   IR shorts of choice (Mens or Womens plus choice of size) May Winner: Shaun Riedinger of Seattle, WA
   1 year Kayak Session magazine subscription May Winner: Luke Kopera of Hastings, PA
   Keen shoes of choice May Winner: Frederic and Anne Dalauro of Boonsboro, MD
   1 year LVM DVD subscription May Winner: Sean Caron of Odenton, MD
 1 pair of Smith Optics "Method" glasses May Winner: Scott Thomas of Phoenix, AZ

Multi-sport base system specifically for your vehicle (or $300 Yakima credit) May Winner: Jon Prouty of Fort Collins, CO



Grand Prizes


River Gypsies

  • One week creeking clinic in Mexico, Nov 28-Dec 5 or Dec 5-12th
  • Spend an amazing week on the warm blue Class III+ waterfalls of the beautiful Mexican Huasteca
  • Hone your boof and waterfall techniques with the leaders in Creeking instruction
  • Stay at the amazing Huasteca Secreta luxury Eco Resorts, with gourmet food and breathtaking scenery
  • Paddle the latest creek boating designs from Pyranha Kayaks
  • The trip is valued at $1895 and includes all ground transportation, lodging, food, instruction, and boat rental
  • For more information go to www.rivergypsies.com


Drawing in Ocober!


Small World Adventures

  • 7 days of paddling the world class rivers of Ecuador's Amazon basin.
  • The winner will get one wonderful week of kayaking in paradise on your choice of Class II through Class V whitewater
  • SWA offers an incredible riverside lodge on the Quijos River with hot showers, home cooked gourmet meals, amazing vistas, and an on site massage therapist
  • SWA has over 60 kayaks including the newest play boats, creek boats, and river runners
  • SWA guides wrote the guidebook to kayaking in Ecuador, so you’ll be paddling with the experts!
  • The trip is valued at $1,595, and is valid anytime during their 2009/2010 season (November through March).
  • For more information check out www.smallworldadventures.com


Drawing in Ocober!


Jeff Paine
Phone: 828-398-0321