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Monthly Archive: November 2014

30
Nov

Sickline

New team member Beth Morgan took the 9R to Sickline last month. Here are a few words on her experience: A couple of years ago, whilst sitting on top of a bus in Nepal, myself and Beth Hume were discussing our future paddling aims. I decided that one of mine would be to enter Sickline. …

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26
Nov

Jenny Kilbride – Introduction

This is my first post on the Pyranha blog since joining Team Pyranha. . I’m very happy to be here. I thought I should write this post by way of an introduction. I’m 34 years old. I live just outside Dublin in Ireland. I started kayaking at university when I was 19 years old. I …

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21
Nov

Pyranha 9r – Fast is Fun on the Tallulah Gorge

I am fired up on this new boat! Going fast and linking up moves is one of my favorite ways to kayak and the 9r makes it that much better. The 9r is the highest performance, most progressive kayak design ever made, and if you need some proof just take a look at the rocker …

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14
Nov

Moose Fest and King of New York 2014

  One weekend in mid-October, several of the Pyranha boys and girls headed up to chilly Old Forge, New York, for the final race in the King of New York Series. The water in the Moose River was over twice as high as normal flows, prompting race organizers to move the race to the Lower …

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12
Nov

The long Road to recovery, heeling, resting and enjoying the simpler times. By: Kyle Hull

The long Road to recovery The weeks after a serious injury are definitely the most interesting. After months of P.T, sitting around, and reading countless books, when the Doc finally gives you the green light you are more than ready to get up and go. When I broke my Tibia plateau in 4 spots and …

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11
Nov

British Universities Kayaking Expedition 2015 – Selection Event

pic by Ant Stewart

The British Universities Kayaking Expedition‘s are entering their tenth year. Students from around the country were invited to submit paper applications which were scored by previous team members, with the top twenty being invited for a 3 day ‘selection event’ in North Wales. The hugely rainfall dependent boating conditions in Wales has required us to …

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10
Nov

Western Wanderings 2014

Below: Jenny relaxing in one of the hot springs early in the trip.  Photo by Adam Goshorn. Below: A compilation of footage from paddling in ID and CO during June and July of 2014.  Video by Adam Goshorn After years of unsuccessful lottery applications for the Middle Fork of the Salmon River (MFS) in Idaho, …

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09
Nov

Pyranha Team at the 2014 Tyne Tour

The annual Tyne Tour was held yet again in Hexham, Northumberland.  All were welcomed by Hexham Canoe Club for another fantastic weekend. Situated on the magnificent Tyne, a river suitable for all levels of ability, we looked forward to a weekend of paddling with old and new friends. We set out from North Wales with …

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08
Nov

The last few months…

The last few months have been non-stop, ending with a crazy unfortunate trip to Chile to finish it off! I spent July working as a raft guide in Whistler and paddling on the Cheak and Callaghan daily waiting for the Stikine to come in, which did and really early! August 2nd and we were getting …

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06
Nov

2014 Green Race… words from Rowan Stuart on her first Green race and a good look at the 9R

(Pre-Race Thoughts by Rowan Stuart): The Green Race. The biggest show in sports. First weekend of November every year for the past 19 years. Photo:  Renee Bombardier My brain can’t decide if I’m more stoked or more terrified. It will be my first year to race, and it snowed between two and four inches here …

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