Hero Boating on The Moon 3


The Moon is a section of a river called something I can’t remember and is located somewhere between Voss and Sjoa, high up on the hills.

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There are a couple of OK clean easy drops and a few that are less clean. It’s all terribly cold and snowy and almost not worth getting changed for! So why bother? Because it looks great on camera and we’re heroes!

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Tim Trew (above) suggested we go all out and run it in skins. After a bit of hustling we managed to convince each other it was a good idea. All very heroic.


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That’s me (above) in the essential Moon shot. The drop above is a straight forward auto-boof. The one below is a bit less preferable; elbow-pads are advisable.

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Nick Horwood (Above) makes the boof into the pool; a very photogenic shot that features on Jens Klatt and Olaf Obsommers’ Norway river guidebook.

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But perhaps most fun of all, the event that makes it all worth while: The snow-boaterX into the river. Tim and I (above) racing down the slopes in true comedy fashion. Just try not to land too close together! See the full photo sequence here.

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And what better than a full-on rain storm to finish the trip and ruin a perfectly good team photo! From left to right: Me, Nick and Tim.

Photos by Nick Horwood


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