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Monthly Archive: March 2013

29
Mar

Grand Canyon Round IV: Media Dump

Below: The daily commute, by Julia Fore For the forth time in as many years, on November 27, 2012 I found myself back at Lees Ferry Arizona launching once again into the waters of the Colorado River to float through the magical landscape of the Grand Canyon. My most recent previous trip had been a speedy, seven-day, self-support …

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26
Mar

Sulawesi exploration

Buffalo are a prized commodity in the Torajean highlands

Whilst flying out the not-so-successful expedition to Papua in 2011, our plane stopped off en route to re-fuel. We had no idea where we were, and we popped into the airport for a quick Nasi Goreng and to find out. Discovering we were in Sulawesi set my brain into gear. I have the pleasure of …

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21
Mar

Iced weekend

It is always a good choice to go to the Salza valley for Kayaking. In sping you have huge Slides and drops on some tributaries. But in winter you can join the beautiful landscape of the gorges on the Salza River.   Sandra, Corinna, Robert, Max and Matthi enjoing a cold morning run on the …

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19
Mar

Fusions in Hells Canyon!

Here is a little edit from our 4-day/3-night, self-support run down Hells Canyon of the Snake River in Idaho in late June 2012.  If you missed the write-up and photos, they can be seen HERE. John was paddling the Medium Fusion on this trip while I was paddling the Large. Both performed awesome in big …

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17
Mar

Woodmill Canoe Shop’s Freestyle Funday

Freestyle kayaking is great fun. From flat water to a steep green wave it is impossible to not have a smile on your face. Woodmill Canoe Shop’s Freestyle Funday is all about experiencing just this. Paddlers trying out a short modern playboat for the first time, show offs looping head dry and all those in between …

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14
Mar

Surf sessions at the Falls of Lora

On Sunday a group of us headed up to Scotland for a wee bit of camping and surfing at one of the UK’s best play spots: the Falls of Lora, a tidal race flowing out of Loch Etive. With the Jed, Loki and Varun we were able to catch pretty much every wave that formed …

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11
Mar

Park and Huck session with first snow melt

What better to do on a Friday evening than to do a short afterwork run on a waterfall. Location Taugl river / Austria Top view. Pic by Daniel Egger   a must boof at this waterlevels, otherwise you will find yourself in the eddy beside the falls. Shiva sticking the line . pic: Sandra Jennifer Plank

04
Mar

The National Student Rodeo 2013

This last weekend saw another epic NSR. For the first time in years we were blessed with sunshine, which made the early mornings on the water much more manageable after the world famous NSR party nights. Pyranha were down with a fleet of demo boats, and the Nano and Loki were getting a lot of …

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04
Mar

Village Life

Uganda, My predetermined winter boating destination for the past 3 years. A chance to kayak on some of the best white water in the world, forget about the stress of competitions and live cheaply and happily ad mist happy locals and passionate freestylers. This trip I was able to polish of some of the wave …

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03
Mar

Futa Fest 2013

Futa Fest happened the last weekend of February 2013, from the 21st till the 24th. Everything happens at Cara del Indio, so have to thank Luis and Nivia for letting us stay at their campsite next to the river. In my opinion the Futaleufú is one of the most fun and friendly rivers in the …

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