New England Slalom Series 

The New England Slalom Series or NESS is a white water slalom series designed for racers in open boats We caught up with one such Race in Bangor, organized by Clayton Cole. He says these races are good practice for those who want to row. The series warmly welcomes people of all ages and abilities, from those who are complete beginners to those who race regularly. Organizers say Prizes are awarded at each race and there are series awards presented at the final race in the fall for those who have participated in the required number of races.