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June 12, 2013
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On the Hill video: Whitewater SUP on Gore Creek in Vail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

Today's activity: Whitewater SUP with Ken Hoeve at the Vail Whitewater Town Series races.

Conditions: As the runoff reaches its peak in Colorado, the Vail Whitewater Town Series races are in full swing. At this week's dual kayak and Standup Paddleboard (SUP) races, the object was to clear two buoys and sprint to the finish ahead of your competitor to advance to the next round. The final competition in the town series takes place next week, June 18, at the International Bridge at 5 p.m.

Today's weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. — National Weather Service

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