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Tue, Feb 25, 2020, 7:30, Rio Theatre

Whitewater

Mountain Sports, Adventure

Presented by Red Bull

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Join French paddler Nouria Newman as she guides us on her journey from competition kayaker to explorer of the world’s most dangerous and remote rivers.

Date, Time & Location:

Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:30pm

Rio Theatre

Speaker

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Nouria Newman

A native of Villaret du Nial (a small village the French Alps) Nouria began kayaking at the age of 5 on the calm Isere River. Despite spending several years primarily racing slalom (an Olympic discipline), she continued to freestyle and extreme kayak alongside her career as a top athlete and her political science studies in Toulouse. Nouria Newman travels with her kayak in search of not only white water but also human adventures: discovering new cultures, exploring, broadening her mind, sharing and meeting people across the globe.

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Venue Map

RIO THEATRE

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC | (604) 879-3456