An inspiring story about a Green Racer overcoming huge adversity to compete in this year’s Green Race.

Green Race is the most prestigious kayak event in the sport of whitewater paddling. Cooper Sallade is a Green Race veteran who trains year round in order to compete in this event; however, 2014 presented some additional challenges that almost prevented him from paddling all together.

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