Whitewater Kayaking Enjoys Growing Popularity in BulgariaSports | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 20:29| views
Whitewater kayaking races took place along the Struma River during the annual meeting of the Bulgarian Kayak Society. Photo by Bulgarian Kayak Society
The Bulgarian Kayak Society held its second national meeting entitled "Whitewater Kayaking - Struma 2010" over the weekend.
Several competitions were organized along the Struma River in the Kresna Gorge in Southwestern Bulgaria as part of the event.
Over 50 whitewater kayaking enthusiasts participated in the races, with many more people attending as viewers.
The races took place along a new slalom course prepared by the Bulgarian Kayak Society, and funded by its own members.
Whitewater kayaking is finding more and more fans all over Bulgaria in the recent years, said the Bulgarian Kayak Society in a statement dedicated to the event. The Society is working to promote kayaking by organizing courses and drills.
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