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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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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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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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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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Reno Home Town Throw Down #1 Floriston Race

It is spring again in Reno and you know what that means. The weather is slowly getting warmer, the water is starting to come up, the winds are gnarly in the afternoon, and it is officially home town throw down … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Shakedown

With Low water in February there aren’t a lot of options for paddling all the time, but there is always something. Yesterday I decided to take advantage of the nice weather and go for a rather low flow paddle on … Continue reading

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