By Jo Deurbrouck

something worthy Doing tells the unforgettable real tale of larger-than-life whitewater raft courses Clancy Reece and Jon Barker, males who proportion a love of untamed rivers and an unbending will to dwell existence on their phrases, irrespective of the cost.
Clancy’s motto, ‘Anything worthy doing is worthy overdoing,’ leads them right into a decade of beautiful—and superbly strange—river adventures. Then, on June eight, 1996, in pursuit of a 24-hour velocity list they intend to percentage in simple terms with a handful of buddies, the boys release Clancy’s hand-crafted dory, his proudest ownership, onto Idaho’s popular Salmon River at top flood of an severe excessive water 12 months. This time the percentages meet up with them.
With readability akin to Krakauer’s Into the Wild, whitewater veteran Jo Deurbrouck contains us down the West’s nice rivers and into the hearts, minds and houses of that infrequent breed for whom safeguard is not obligatory yet freedom and fervour aren't. something worthy Doing—taut and effective, but wealthy with insight—is destined to develop into an experience classic.

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