Big water, fast times on Homestake Creek

By John LaConte

RED CLIFF — The biggest competition water Homestake Creek has ever seen resulted in new record times Thursday at the Mountain Games Steep Creek kayaking competition.The fact that a competition even happened was a testament to just how far the Homestake Creek event has come, said last year’s winnner, Dane Jackson.“I’ve raced this pretty much every year it’s happened,” Jackson said. “We’ve definitely seen flows like this on Homestake, but this is the first year that we’ve actually been able to race in the high water … luckily the safety team was on board and said let’s double up the …

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