El Chupacabra on top in raft cross

By John LaConte

VAIL — Things are looking good for the 9 Ballers.Three of the four paddlers on the national champion four-man whitewater rafting team found their way onto the podium at the GoPro Mountain Games two-man Raft Cross competition on Friday, which is exactly how they wanted to start off the weekend of competition on Gore Creek. With water levels rising by the minute, competition was fierce in the Friday night event, a spectator friendly battle which uses Vail’s International Bridge as its finish line. Raft Cross pits four to five two-man raft teams against each other in a sprint down Gore …

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