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South Silver Carnage

Everybody swims. We all know that. Even more often we all beater a little. We don’t always style every line we attempt but we keep trying and we trust our friends and our gear to bail us out when we are less than successful. Continue reading

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What does it mean to boof? Take a second and write down your answer, or at least think of one in your head and keep it. Got it? Ok, if your answer includes the word “rock,” I’m writing this for you. Continue reading

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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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Five Reasons to Stop Buying Your Gear From the Internet

More and more it seems everyone I know orders their kayak gear off the internet. It’s not just kayak gear. People buy everything online these days. I’m surprised to see that there are still stores that you can walk into. I’m not sure what they are for really. I don’t know how much longer it will be until there are no more stores and we just order everything from our computers. Who wants to go outside anyway? 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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Stepping It Up: Learn to Make Hard Moves on Easy Water

“How do you become a class V kayaker?” This is a question that people ask me fairly often. Most recently at a Pyranha demo day on the banks of the South Fork of the American River. First of all I … Continue reading

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2013 Lyons Outdoor Games

Another great week at the Lyons Outdoor games has just wrapped up. With something like a dozen or more features, the North Sain Vrain white water park in Lyons never fails to deliver plenty of great boating. There is a … Continue reading

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Reno River Festival 2013

Another great year at the Reno River Festival came to a close yesterday afternoon. This year the festival was moved back to its traditional mother’s day weekend after the new dates in June didn’t work out all that well last … Continue reading

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