On September 12th, 5 blind veterans came out of the Grand Canyon after kayaking 12 days completing 226 miles of roaring Colorado River rapids.

The Vision Team | Grand Canyon 2018 from Seth Dahl on Vimeo.

2017 Team River Runner by the Numbers

60+ active chapters

31 states

21 Golden Paddle Chapters

75 boat sticker sponsors

2,100+ unique & individual veterans 

500+ volunteers support TRR

1,850+ inclusive & adaptive paddling activities & programs

Our Mission

About Team River Runner Our Mission is to provide all veterans and their families an opportunity to find health, healing, community purpose, and new challenges through adventure and adaptive paddle sports! Lifestyle TRR programs are lifestyle based programs. Regular paddling opportunities in a variety of paddling options and paddle craft. Most…

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Get Involved

TRR provides all boats, outfitting, safety gear, instruction, transportation, food and lodging for the participants and the volunteers through the generosity of their donors and the subsidies from their providers. Each chapter:   Holds regular pool or open water sessions of approximately 2-3 hours each. Some sites offer multiple sessions…

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Help support Team River Runner and build a stronger community for health and healing for our wounded and disabled Veterans with a 100% tax deductible contribution today! To designate your donation to a specific chapter, please choose the chapter name from the drop down menu named “donation target” below. 

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Interested in paddling? Team River Runner has chapters all over the country! Find a local chapter near you and contact the representative listed. They will get you in a boat and on the water as soon as possible! We hope you come out to one of our many chapter events, fundraisers,…

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James Davis

You couldn’t keep Joe Mornini and I out of the water, even in the rain! And to impress you even more, about how much hyperbaric therapy worked, I was able to balance, stand and surf on a SUP! But most importantly, I gained invaluable skills as I guided a blind…

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Matthew Donald McCaa

The TRR trip down the Salmon River was amazing. It was the perfect opportunity to practice what we’ve learned in the classes on an actual river and still feel safe with experienced kayakers and guides watching your every move. What really made the trip special were the connections to other…

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