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Monthly Archive: March 2012

31
Mar

Jed, Loki, demshitz Jared and Dave.. eternity hole

We have some winners!!! After a few sick days with Jared Seiler paddling the Shiva on the Raven fork Jared and I where all fired up to try our new playboats! Before I go there I have to say that the Shiva is a beast! It was awesome on the Raven fork. It tackles rapids! …

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30
Mar

Unknown Alabama – Part I: Hurricane Creek

The winter is always a great time to be a paddler in Alabama and so far, the winter of 2011-2012 has delivered! Saturday morning January 21st, at the end of rainy week, another band of thunderstorms rolled across Lookout Mountain at just the right time. Everything in the area was already primed from the rain …

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29
Mar

Dee River Festival 2012

The inaugural Dee River Festival took place on 24th/25th March, at Mile End Mill on the Dee. Whilst the rain gods were otherwise engaged meaning low water levels, this did mean that the sun was out in force for the entire weekend making for an incredibly relaxed weekend of boating, beers and banter. Beth going …

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28
Mar

Gladiator of the Sluice

The first ever Gladiator of the Sluice competition took place this past weekend at the National water sports centre in nottingham,the competiotn brought together a wide range of paddlers from various parts of the country. The event was run in the evening with prelims in the fading light of dusk and finals in complete darkness …

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27
Mar

Shiva loves the Raven Fork

 Sending the Shiva off the Big Boy! Seconding the latest post from Clay… I also had the pleasure of testing the Shiva on one of the South East’s sickest steep creeks, The Raven Fork. I decided to fly to Asheville for my spring break and met up with Dave Fusilli in the Team Pyranha van. …

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26
Mar

Shivas on the Raven Fork

Here is a litte video of Matt Anger and myself paddling the Shiva on the Raven Fork, near Cherokee, NC. The level was around 10 inches, a perfect medium. We had an awesome day bombing down the gorge stopping just to get a few video clips. The new boat was great, i’m loving it more …

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19
Mar

Open Season In The Adirondacks

  I can honestly say that I have never paddled in northern New York’s Adirondack Mountains on St. Patrick’s Day before.  Usually this time of year we are still buried deep in snow.  This weekend extremely warm temperatures brought an early start to the season and the official “opening” of many creeks and rivers throughout …

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19
Mar

Costa Rica

a wonderful country that offers so much! The right place for Jürgen and me after a quite stressful and moving year. We used the opportunity to go back where we feel at home, in our kayaks and in the nature. What’s nicer then sitting on the see, waiting for the amazing wave and feeling the …

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16
Mar

One Day in West Virginia

Last weekend we took a little road trip up to Fayettville, WV to check out some of the rivers and creek surrounding the New River Gorge. Timing it perfectly with the rain, and with a super solid crew, we were able to paddle Mill Creek, Manns Creek, part of the New River Gorge, and the …

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15
Mar

Winter on the White Nile

Uganda was one of those far of destinations that captured my imagination from an early age, with warm water, big rapids and awesome play waves, it truly is the perfect way to escape the cold (and dry) British winter. The video of my trip is below, See you on the water, Bren  

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