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 (wīt′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər, hwīt′-)
n. also white water
Turbulent or frothy water, as in rapids or surf.
adj. also white-water
Of, relating to, intended for, or taking place on whitewater, especially in river rapids: whitewater rafting.
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This weekend white-water boating enthusiasts will once again converge on Bucks County's Tohickon Creek when the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources releases water from Lake Nockamixon into Tohickon Creek.
LUKE ROWE will be Chris Froome's road captain for Team Sky on the Tour de France - less than a year after he shattered his right leg in a white-water rafting accident on a stag weekend.
If you love white-water rafting, surfing, or gorge scrambling, then Cardiff International White Water has it covered.
Send your questions to travel@people.co.uk QI FANCY white-water rafting but I'm not on a Grand Canyon kind of budget!
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- The tragedy that left a tourist dead in Cagayan River on June 13 is pushing city officials and tour operators to draft a set of safety protocols for white-water rafting.
DAILY Post readers have been putting some spectacular pictures of their watersport activities on our Flickr page - and here we bring a selection of the best, from the main picture of adrenaline-fuelled white-water action at Porth Dafarch near Holyhead uploaded by pentreberwsjw to the artfully-composed tranquil angling scene "From morning to the end of the day" uploaded by jenred.
The hotel can tailor packages for both first-timers to white-water rafting and those seeking a more action-packed experience.
WHEN you have never been sea fishing before, get sea sick and are only out on the waves in a boat so you can go white-water rafting, the last thing you expect on the end of your line is 7ft or so of marlin.
A number of years ago, my soon-to-be brother-in-law, his entourage, and I celebrated his bachelor's party with an exhilarating multiday white-water rafting trip along the Penobscot River deep in the wilds of Maine.
And then, one warm summer day, as I was white-water rafting on the Colorado River with a group of my campers, the reason behind my course decisions hit me: I would love to do camp year-round as my professional career!
But it will require some of his best paddling yet to pull off a proposal to create a white-water park in Alton Baker Park.