We were joined by Bennet George, a walker valley student that recently finished top 3 in Giant Slalom Kayak Championships. He will be competing in the World Championships in Krakow, Poland in August.
News Story https://www.chattanoogan.com/2023/4/18/467576/Local-Student-Bennett-George-Qualifies.aspx
Go Fun Me Details:
My name is Bennett George and I am a junior at Walker Valley High School. I am raising funds to go to the World Championships for slalom kayaking in Krakow, Poland in August of this year. I started my slalom kayaking sport when my dad signed me up to compete in the Ocoee River Championships in 2019. I was hooked after that first race and became committed to the sport. I have paddled multiple days a week even through the winter (rain, sleet, snow, cold, don’t stop me). On April 14-16, 2023 I entered the US TEAM Trials for a top spot on the US Team. The top 3 paddlers in each division receive a spot to represent the US at the World Championships in Poland. I am reaching out to help raise money for this trip to Europe. Funds will be used for airfare, hotel, equipment, and food for this trip.
Support Bennett through his GoFundMe online at https://www.gofundme.com/f/bennett-george-to-world-championship-in-poland