Stephens, Morgan claim Boater Cross event titles


Participants try to control their kayaks during the Boater Cross event under the Himalayan Water Challenge 2016 at the Seti River in Pokhara on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Photo courtesy: Milan Tiwari

Participants try to control their kayaks during the Boater Cross event under the Himalayan Water Challenge 2016 at the Seti River in Pokhara on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Photo courtesy: Milan Tiwari

Pokhara, November 29

Garen Stephens of the United States and Beth Morgan of United Kingdom won the Boater Cross events under the Himalayan Water Challenge 2016, an international kayaking tournament, in Seti River here today.

Stephens won the men’s section title, finishing ahead of Noah Phillips of United Kingdom and Nepal’s Dipesh Gurung. Similarly, Morgan came first in the women’s category. Kirra Paulus of the USA and Susan Doyle of Ireland were second and third respectively.

A total of 60 participants from Nepal, USA, UK, Japan and Spain are competing in the three-day competition that kicked off on Monday.

As per the Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies, the Extreme Slalom event will be held on Wednesday. The event…



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