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WATCH: French Kayaker Becomes First Woman To Run 100ft+ Waterfall

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“The initial project was to run a 100+ ft waterfall. When BoofSessions Kayaking Ecuadorshowed me a photo of this beautiful drop, things changed. Numbers didn’t matter so much anymore, it was all about putting all the pieces together to paddle over this aesthetic yet tricky First D. And once again I am thankful for the change of plans.” Nouria Newman

Massive congratulations to French kayaker Nouria Newman who has written her name in the history books as the first female to run a 100ft+ waterfall (Pucunco Falls, Ecuador).  Here’s a quick Instagram clip of the record setting drop taken from a feature length documentary by Red Bull that I highly recommend you watch HERE.

“From Olympic pools to wild rivers to world championship podiums, discover the incredible life of Nouria Newman, the most gifted kayaker of her generation.”

This article was originally published by Unofficialnetworks.com. Read the original article here.

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