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Movie Monday 11 December 2017

Helping to get the new working week off to a flying start here is a selection of ‘edits’ carefully chosen for your consideration by the Unsponsored team. Welcome to Movie Monday 11 December 2017.

Movie Monday 11 December 2017

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Ouch

Readers, we have all done – or should have done a WW safety course, either an in country one, Rescue 3 or similar. We learn about z drags and mechanical advantage. We should learn about steep ground assessments, we learn to portage, we learn our own boundaries.

Ouch

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1979 BG (Before GoPro)

It’s 1979 BG (Before GoPro). This is an old photo that Steve Muir managed to find. It shows a tv broadcast camera taped to the front of an Elite 77 slalom kayak to get some onboard whitewater footage.

1979 BG (Before GoPro)

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Playboater Titanium Earwig – End Of An Era

After the best part of 20 years of existence the Playboater Titanium Earwig will no longer be produced. Sad times.

Playboater Titanium Earwig - End Of An Era

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Movie Monday 4 December 2017

Welcome to Movie Monday 4 December 2017 here at Unsponsored.

Movie Monday 4 December 2017

We’ve got a good stack of video edits for you to get your teeth into. This includes a number that were submitted for inclusion in this weeks post.

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Verus Gladiator

The Gladiator is a new kayak from US based company Verus.

Verus Gladiator

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Winter Is Coming – 7 Paddling Tips

We’ve just about hit that time of the year in the UK when it gets darker earlier and earlier, the weather has begun to turn and the water is that little bit colder – Winter Is Coming. Last week on the water was very cold and today the rivers are up and snow has hit the UK.

Being cold is not just uncomfortable it can also be life threatening. Having the right gear for the right conditions is key at any time of the year but the margin for error during the colder seasons is much tighter.

Winter Is Coming

It’s defintely a good time to start to look at your cold weather paddling gear and assess whether it is going to be up to the job.

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Kayaking Iceland With The Serrasolses Brothers In 4K

Check out this awesome edit from GoPro – Kayaking Iceland with The Serrasolses Brothers in 4K. Even if you can’t watch it in 4K it is still awesome!

Kayaking Iceland with The Serrasolses Brothers in 4K

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Movie Monday 27 November 2017

Welcome to Movie Monday 27 November 2017 at Unsponsored HQ.

Movie Monday 27 November 2017

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Pyranha Ripper – In Action

If you have followed the site for some time you’ll know that I love to take photos. I also love to see top quality photos. These photos from Eagle Nest Photography of the Pyranha Ripper in action are superb.

Pyranha Ripper - In Action

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The Pyranha 12R – An Update

After starting as a bit of a joke the Pyranha 12R is going into production. Pyranha has received enough interest from the paddling public and Pyranha dealers for the boat to become a reality.

The Pyranha 12R - An Update

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Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

Robin Hood Watersports have the full Waka kayaks 2018 lineup. It’s great to see them lined up with one another.

Waka Kayaks 2018 Line Up

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