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Sage’s Raft Race Team Takes 2nd in National Rafting Championships

We are very proud to announce that in only their second year of competition, the Sage Raft Race team took 2nd place overall at the USRA National Championships last weekend in Oklahoma City. 2016 marked the first year for the Sage team, who finished 3rd overall in the six-person raft National Championships. In just their second year, the team has moved up the podium one spot, finishing 2nd place this year in the 4-person raft competition. National Rafting Championship Events Sage team members at this year’s National Championship races included Wes Zittel, Danny Zittel, Kyle Nix, and team captain, Cole Bangert. The competition included four separate events, including a time trial, slalom, and a head-to-head race. Sage was the only team to cleanly navigate all gates on the first slalom run. But each team is allowed two slalom runs, keeping…

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May 26, 2017

Spring Photo Journal From the Yampa River

Members of the Sage Raft Race Team recently had the opportunity to raft Colorado’s Yampa River canyon in preparation for the U.S. Rafting Association National Championships this weekend in Oklahoma City. The Yampa River, before its confluence with the Green, is one of the state’s iconic rivers, with sweeping desert landscapes and sheer rock walls…

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May 18, 2017