Once again Tom Eick rules, crushing the nearest competitor by over 6 1/2 minutes.
Tom is also an accomplished, sea kayaker, rock climber and wilderness camper.
Dave Perault places 2nd in a very competitive field of 11 male kayakers.
Dave, a skilled kayak rodeo participant, has recently transferred his substantial skills to open playboats.
Drew Tucker, a youth paddler, fires a shot across the bow as he takes 3rd in the K1Male class.
Drew promises to be a force to contend with in the future.
Ron Tucker, father of Dan and Drew, finds himself 20 sec. behind his eldest son.
With Carol, his wife, the Tucker family is a competitive force to be reckoned with.
Ed Demasters, always competitive at the Nelson Downriver, improves his 2003 time by almost 1 1/2 min.
Stephen Moore, a youthful newcomer, made his mark at this year's race.
Stephen could crank up the level of competition in future races.
Jimbo Carey, taking it easy, still turns in a respectable time.
Ron Ashmore continues to improve his kayaking skills, easily negotiating rock pile rapid.
Sit-on-tops are a more "refreshing" mode of river transportation.
Jeff Powell effortlessly rides his sit-on-top through rock pile.