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Free Style Fundamentals: Stern Squirts

With all this water there are some great places to play on the river. New features and stronger eddy lines make ample opportunities to take your kayak from flat to vertical. The stern squirt is a classic move and still … Continue reading

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Don’t Ever Allow Yourself to Think That Your Adventures Are Not “Real”

If you went on the water and had fun then you won today and that is worth celebrating. Don’t ever let anyone make you think that your adventures are any less real than anyone else’s. Let’s be proud that we packed up our gear, and we got out there today. Continue reading

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Racing California’s Cherry Creek

The Cherry Creek Race Class V endurance racing. That’s what the Cherry Creek Race is. There are several class V kayak races that happen around the country each year. Each of them pose their own challenges to the racers. None … Continue reading

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Break Out Your Break Down

How To Quickly and Easily Store a Break Down Paddle in your Kayak People typically think of needing a break down paddle when someone in the group breaks his or her paddle, but what if somebody just loses a paddle? … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Next Kayak

For most of us buying a kayak is a pretty big purchase, but how do you know which one to get? There are so many options out there. There are kayaks that are very specialized for one thing and others … Continue reading

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2013 A Year in Review

As 2013 nears the end I’m looking back at another great year of paddling. I have to say though, the year really didn’t go at all the way I was imagining it at this time last year. That’s not a … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

      Finally after too many weeks being stuck in central PA, Amy and I are back on the road again. We are at Top Sail Beach in NC right now. Got in late last night. I took the … Continue reading

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Demshitz is Everywhere

    In the last two weeks we have been all over the place. We went from Idaho to Tahoe to the River Store, up to the red woods, and on to Skook. With all the moving around and lack … Continue reading

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2013 GoPro Mountain Games

Demshitz killing it in Colorado continues at the 2013 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail.  Demshitz competed in every kayak event offered over the 4 days at the games and had a good showing in all of them. This was my … Continue reading

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Forks of the Kern and East Fork Carson

First I’d just like to say that despite the common belief that the Sierras have no water and aren’t going to be any good for paddling this year, I am having a record year so far as far as days on the … Continue reading

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