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Paddling Rivers in China

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From watersports-gear manufacturer NRS and photographer Will Stauffer-Norris, Salween Spring tells the story of paddler Travis Winn, who first visited China 16 years ago. The Chinese government's interest in building dams for hydropower motivated Winn to open a rafting company and get people on the rivers before they disappeared under human-made lakes.