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Month: February 2017 (page 1 of 2)

Movie Monday 27 February 2017

Movie Monday 27 February 2017 at Unsponsored HQ has landed with a bang. We have a carefully selected batch of whitewater edits to distract you away from whatever task you would prefer not to be doing.

Movie Monday 27 February 2017

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The vast majority of the edits within Movie Monday 27 February 2017 have been filmed using the GoPro range of cameras.

What gear do you use? Have you got an edit you want to share with the rest of the world? Contact us via the comment section below.

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Silverbirch Canoes – Covert 10.5 Tandem

Silverbirch Canoes have now got the Covert 10.5 available in both tandem and solo outfitting setups.

Check it out.

Covert 10.5 Tandem

Movie Monday 20 February 2017

Movie Monday 20 February 2017 is here with ten of the best kayaking and edits we’ve found over the last week. A few classics and some brand new.

Movie Monday 20 February 2017

Were you out paddling at the weekend? Did you take some footage? If so send it our way. It might appear in next weeks Movie Monday.

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Whitewater Leadership

Good friend of Unsponsored Chris Wing has launched his new series of edits on the topic of Whitewater Leadership.

Whitewater Leadership

The first three edits including the trailer are shown below and are well worth the watch.

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Soul Waterman Booty Call And Gonzo – Review

Andreas Kasprzok gives us the lowdown, a review of sorts of the Soul Waterman Booty Call (in yellow) and Gonzo (in orange).

The Soul range of kayaks are available with two different weights of plastic. The yellow is the light layup, and orange “normal” strength. The Booty Call has been all over the SE by now and, while somewhat beat up, still hasn’t cracked. It seems like the light layup is fine for most everyone except Green Narrows regulars, Cali slides, etc.

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Movie Monday 13 February 2017

Movie Monday 13 February 2017 is here with ten of the best kayaking and rafting edits we’ve found over the last week.

Movie Monday 13 February 2017

Were you out paddling at the weekend? Did you take some footage? If so send it our way. It might appear in next weeks Movie Monday.

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BUCS Slalom Teesside 2017 – Part 2

Second day of the British Universities and College Sports Slalom (BUCS) today at Teesside. It managed to be both wetter and colder than yesterday for all involved. Weather conditions made it particularly challenging to get half decent images of the action.

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BUCS Slalom Teesside 2017

The British Universities and Colleges Sport slalom (BUCS Slalom Teesside 2017) was held at Teesside this weekend. It was a cold and wet one for both paddlers and the few spectators that were around.

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Whetman Equipment – The Krab Stick

Another nifty invention from Steve Whetman.

The Krab Stick

The Krab Stick is a simple rescue device. It converts certain karabiners into hooks to enable a reach contact.

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Andrew Morrissey South America Highlights

Andrew Morrissey South America Highlights

It’s been a long ride with many ups and downs but in the end I’m beyond stoked with the outcome. 34 new rivers, 10 first descents, and many new lifelong friends. South America has provided the experience of a lifetime, I’ll be forever grateful and glad for all the long hours of work that paid for this adventure. From the jungles of Brazil to the deserts of northern Chile then South down the country to deep Patagonia.

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Paddlesports Retailer – Registration Now Live

MADISON, WISCONSIN, February 7, 2017 — Paddlesports Retailer is now open for registration for both buyers and vendors. To date, the number of Founding Exhibitors has grown to over 40 leading brands, with more exhibitors registering daily.

“We’re pleased that the paddlesports industry has been so supportive,” said Sutton Bacon, co-founder of Paddlesports Retailer. “In just 70 days we’ve gone from an idea to execution, and we’ve done so by providing an extremely good value for the exhibitors,” said Bacon.

Paddlesports Retailer will debut on August 29 – September 1, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin utilizing the common format of an opening on-water demo followed by three days in the hall. Earlier in the month, a broad coalition of paddlesports brands formally endorsed Paddlesports Retailer as the industry’s official national tradeshow.

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Movie Monday 6 February 2017

Movie Monday 6 February 2017 is here with ten of the best kayaking and rafting edits we’ve found over the last week.

Movie Monday 6 February 2017

Were you out paddling at the weekend? Did you take some footage? If so send it our way. It might appear in next weeks Movie Monday.

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