It’s the ultimate test — The Triple Crown — and a handful of Bendites are up for the challenge.
No, we’re not talking horse racing. We’re talking extreme white water kayaking on the Deschutes River.
The triple crown on the Deschutes involves charging Benham, Dillon and Lava falls all in one day and seeing if you can do all three clean.
Eric Lindstrom caught up with a group of local kayakers that have done just that and even lived to talk about it.