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CWC Acquires CCK Whitewater School to Become Premier School on The American River

DeMarie and Miller toast the deal as California Watersport Collective acquires California Canoe & Kayak whitewater school in Coloma, CA. Today the owners of California Watersport Collective and California Canoe & Kayak are jointly announcing a passing of the baton as Cali Collective acquires the CCK whitewater school to become the central paddling school on…

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February 10, 2021

Paddler Profile: Anna Wagner

22-year old Cali Collective paddler, Anna Wagner, is on the rise and one to watch. From her beginnings on the South Fork American as a film-runner, Anna has stepped up her game considerably in the last couple of years. From learning to surf kayak and competing at Davenport to paddling big big water on the mighty Zambezi, non-stop action is the name of the game for Miss Wagner. “The Zambezi reminded me that kayaking is the best sport, art form, love language and way of life… ever. Between the role carping, crazy eddy lines, exploding features, and water up the nose, I experienced laughter, real friendship, and the humbling, healing power of water…a couple of good lines here and there, and one or two landed tricks. Before the Zambezi, I had been struggling with finding my role as a girl on…

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May 28, 2015