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Day: September 4, 2014

The Learning Curve

A superb but short edit showing early whitewater canoeing. Great to see. Enjoy.

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The sport’s safety ethic was omnipresent and weighed heavily. It was not considered heroic to take on river risks; it was simply unacceptable… “Do you seek the mountain high, or just another way to die?” – Jim Stuart

In the 1960s, boating was based around slalom racing. River running skills lagged behind as racers were too busy trying to shave precious seconds off their times. Steep, technical rivers like the Upper Yough were at the peak of their abilities, and for the better part of the decade, the rivers won most of the battles. Continue reading

King of New York Teaser

A great edit from Erin Savage.

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Kenny wanted more ladies to race, so we showed up! Continue reading

Pyranha 9R – Final Production Shots

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Hot off the press – final production shots of the Pyranha 9R. Many thanks to Mike Patterson for getting hold of these.

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