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RENO-TAHOE
MNR (Multimedia News Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: May 7, 2007
Contact: Mary Paoli, RSCVA 775-827-7654
mpaoli@rscva.com

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4TH ANNUAL RENO RIVER FESTIVAL
RETURNS TO RENO’S WHITEWATER PARK THIS WEEKEND

World-Class Athletes, Clinics and Exhibits Are All a Draw for This Event
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RENO, Nev. (May 7, 2007) — Be sure to check out this year’s 4th Annual Reno River Festival Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 13. This can’t miss event draws world-class kayakers and amateur athletes from around the world to compete at the nationally acclaimed Truckee River Whitewater Park. The Reno River Festival showcases kayaking action at its best with a weekend full of competitions, demonstrations, clinics, live music and an expo featuring the latest gear on the market, all set in one of the most adventurous cities in the country-Reno-Tahoe, America’s Adventure Place.

The Reno River Festival is held at the city of Reno’s $1.5 million Truckee River Whitewater Park, located in the heart of Reno’s booming downtown business and arts district. The park, with rapids rated class 2 and 3, is both Nevada’s and the region’s first whitewater park and kayak slalom racing course, totaling 2,600 feet in length and featuring north and south channels that surround an outdoor amphitheater and park. There are 11 “drop pools” and specially-placed boulders for kayaking maneuvers, a slalom racing course, and 7,000 tons of smooth flat rocks along the shores for easy river access and spectator seating.

For more details about the 4th annual Reno River Festival, please visit www.RenoRiverFestival.com. For more information about Reno-Tahoe, America’s Adventure Place log on to www.VisitRenoTahoe.com or call 800-FOR-RENO (800-367-7366).

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