Rocky Mountain's Hayden Voorhees to compete in world kayaking championship By Meridian Press staff firstname.lastname@example.org Nov 10, 2017 (…) Facebook Twitter Email Hayden Voorhees Submitted, 2015 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Rocky Mountain High School senior Hayden Voorhees will represent TeamUSA at the Freestyle Kayaking World Championships Nov. 27 through Dec. 2 in San Juan, Argentina.The U.S. team is made up of the top three junior men in the country, according to Jody Voorhees, Hayden’s mother. The championships are held every other year by the International Canoe Federation. In 2015, Voorhees took 10th place in the semi-finals, and his older brother, Alec, placed second.“When our kids were born, we were already kayaking,” Jody Voorhees, told the Meridian Press in 2015. “I mean, I was kayaking when I was pregnant with them.”The brothers started out on inflatable rafts on the Payette River at age 2.The Freestyle Kayaking World Championships is the sport’s premier competition, Alec said in 2015. Competitors perform a routine of tricks to earn as many points as possible in a set amount of time. Each trick has a different point value based on how difficult it is.Hayden Voorhees will spend two weeks in Argentina to prepare before the competition. More from this section Meridian Police arrest spa owner accused of inappropriately touching clients Posted: Feb. 23, 2018 Meridian Police arrest suspect in firearm theft Last updated: Feb. 23, 2018 What's happening in downtown Meridian Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Going Places Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Public hearing for Costco development is March 1 Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!