Deep Creek Canoe Slalom Worlds 2014

Iconic image of Deep Creek Worlds (Photo courtesy of Jochen Meyer)
Iconic image of Deep Creek Worlds (Photo courtesy of Jochen Meyer)

The Deep Creek Worlds #DeepCreek2014 were historic in so many respects. My contribution took five parts:

1) 10 Predictions to Deep Creek Canoe Slalom Worlds posted on Sportscene

2) The Ultimate Run – 25 years on published in the Deep Creek official program(me)

3) Live commentary through 1,000 Tweets in four days @gregiej

4) The French Connection review posted on Sportscene. This includes rob van Bommel’s outstanding video round-up from the closing ceremony

5) 250 1-2 second video clip montage coming soon!

 

Vavra Hradilek on his 2nd qualification run, showing his historic Czech flair
Vavra Hradilek on his 2nd qualification run, showing his historic Czech flair (photo courtesy of Balint Vekassy, ICF)

I was honoured and privileged to interview Jon Lugbill, Davey Hearn, Richard Fox and Bill Endicott for the 25 year anniversary. The Ultimate Run. The feature previously included in the official programme. It was wonderful to work with Kent Ford & Lamar Sims, with whom I did the live race commentary for the ’95 Worlds in Nottingham, UK.

The Deep Creek official programme first page spread of feature
The Deep Creek official programme first page spread of feature

Funniest memories from Deep Creek were Jessica Fox appearing to tweet from the start line, Klauss & Peche startline selfie and Vavra’s stylish cross bow (above).

Kent Ford interviewing the legend Jon Lugbill winner of the 89 Worlds C1 title
Kent Ford interviewing the legend Jon Lugbill winner of the 89 Worlds C1 title