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It’s a rocky road when water’s low

Old pros, rookies bounce off boulders at Tenandeho White Water Derby

Kristal Ramjeet of Burnt Hills battles the last of the rapids after crossing the finish line at the Tenandeho White Water Derby on Sunday.
Photographer: Kayla Galway
Kristal Ramjeet of Burnt Hills battles the last of the rapids after crossing the finish line at the Tenandeho White Water Derby on Sunday.
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It takes a unique skill set to race the Tenandeho Creek when the water is low. You have to know how to paddle, of course, but it also helps to know how to read the water, dodge the rocks, and how to spin, “skateboard” and swim. Water levels were up an inch or two Sunday from last year, when the water was the lowest it has ever been in the event’s 40-year history, an organizer ...


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