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Tuck Fest, a deep-water-soloing competition held every year at the US National Whitewater Center near Charlotte, North Carolina, is a celebration of the outdoor lifestyle with, in addition to the DWS comp, features live music, vendors, and competitions of all sorts from trail running to mountain biking, to kayaking and swimming. This past Friday and Saturday, in seasonal temps, 15 men and 14 women raced to the top of the Deep Water Solo Complex with time trial seeding rounds taking place on day one and head-to-head finals on day two for a chance to win a cash prize. This event draws climbers from all over the country with some recognizable climbers like Ben Hanna, Zander Waller, Favia Dubyk, and Olympian Kyra Condie competing this year. But enough chit chat, we’ll let the photos tell the tale.
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