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Glen Etive Hydro – Sad News

A truly disappointing day today. All 3 hydro schemes planned for the Wild Land area of Glen Etive have been approved by the Highland Council. 

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Spyderco Pacific Salt – Review

If you carry a throw line with you whilst paddling you should also carry a knife that is at least capable of cutting the rope that the line is made from.

Spyderco Pacific Salt
Spyderco Pacific Salt
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Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures

Three National Geographic “Adventurers of the Year“ embark on an unreal ski and kayak mission across Greenland. Using kite skis, they tow their whitewater kayaks over 1000km of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.

Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures
Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures
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Knots For Whitewater

If you are using ropes on the water then there a number of knots that you really should know. This edit from Jez Jezz gives a run through the basics and possible applications.

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Knots For Whitewater
Jez – Knots For Whitewater
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Movie Monday 18 March 2019

Welcome to Movie Monday 18 March 2019.

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Social Media Saturday 16 March 2019

It’s Saturday, lets get social. Welcome to Social Media Saturday 16 March 2019 at Unsponsored.

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And the level is 👌#hurley30 #wwtcc

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Kayaking The Nile – Sadat Kawawa

Grown up on the banks of the White Nile, Sadat Kawawa quickly fell in love with Kayaking – a sport rarely pursued by his fellow compatriots. Swapping various services in exchange for Kayaking lessons from tourists, Sadat quickly realises his potential on the water.

Kayaking The Nile

Going from strength to strength, it isn’t long before Sadat qualifies to test himself against world’s best when they come to compete in his home country of Uganda.

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National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part II

Here it is part 2 of the National Student Rodeo 2019 gallery.

National Student Rodeo 2019 - Part II
National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part II
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Movie Monday 11 March 2019

Welcome to Movie Monday 11 March 2019 right here at Unsponsored HQ.

Movie Monday 11 March 2019

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National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part I

Here is the first part of our National Student Rodeo 2019 gallery. Loads more to follow.

National Student Rodeo 2019 - Part I
National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part I
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Not The Only Prototype Pyranha 9R On The Water

Last weekend we spied the very obvious black preproduction prototype Pyranha 9R MKII on the water. However there was another 9R prototype on the water that was not quite as conspicuous.

Not The Only Prototype Pyranha 9R On The WaterOrange and yellow prototype

In its classic Pyranha colours this prototype 9R doesn’t look too different to the current production model and didn’t get much attention. Given that I am a bit of a boat geek I knew it looked different from the current model.

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Social Media Saturday 9 March 2019

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 9 March 2019 at Unsponsored.

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