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Man Overboard!

We took our third annual whitewater rafting trip this summer. It was a beautiful day along the banks of the Chattooga River. The Chatooga is a wild and scenic river, meaning that it’s free-flowing and protected, giving us unadulterated views of Georgia and South Carolina. It also gave us “River Guide Bird,” as Bird morphed back into his camp-counselor raft-guiding persona of his youth.

The first part of Section III is pretty calm. Everyone was soaking up the sun with smiles abound.

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But then…dum dum dum…BULL SLUICE! The class IV rapid awaits!

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After getting a little more in-water time than originally expected, everyone made it through the famed Bull Sluice rapid. Some people (cough*Bird & Kurt*cough) need a little more practice before attempting a Class IV next year, but Patientco will be ready and waiting for next summer’s rafting adventures!

*No Patientcoians were injured in the making of this blog post.