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Movie Monday 25 June 2018

Welcome to Movie Monday 25 June 2018 here at Unsponsored HQ. It’s bone dry here in the UK at the moment. Thankfully there is water world wide with plenty of folks filming. Check it out!

Movie Monday 25 June 2018

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Social Media Saturday – 23 June 2018

Welcome to Social Media Saturday – 23 June 2018 at Unsponsored HQ.

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Do You Carry A First Aid Kit While Paddling?

Do You Carry A First Aid Kit While Paddling? For years I didn’t bother. The rivers being ran were relatively close to help but it still could take time get it. This had to change.

For the last few years I have been using Adventure Medical as my main first aid kits. I stumbled upon them when I was trying to find an ultralight kit for mountain biking. Since then I have purchased several Adventure Medical First Aid Kits and they can be found in my rucksacks and now in my kayak as part of my “When it all goes wrong kit“.

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8 Ball Kayak Carnage

Should 8 Ball Kayak Carnage be on the schedule at every kayak event?

8 Ball Kayak Carnage

Would you compete?

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River Signals

River Signals

River signals are key to good communication on the water. But it’s important that the whole crew use and understand the same set of signals.

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Bren Is Broken

Bren is broken after smashing up his ribs.

Bren Is Broken

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Movie Monday 18 June 2018

Welcome to Movie Monday 18 June 2018.

Movie Monday 18 June 2018

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Social Media Saturday – 16 June 2018

Welcome to Social Media Saturday – 16 June 2018 at Unsponsored HQ.

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Jackson Kayak – Rockstar 4.0

Over three years in development the new Jackson Kayak – Rockstar 4.0 is now available.

Jackson Kayak - Rockstar 4.0

The Rockstar 4.0 is longer, narrower and has more volume that its predecessor.

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Extreme Whitewater PFDs

We’ve received this very interesting content from Graham Snape relating to his University research.

Extreme Whitewater PFDs

For my major project at the University of Nottingham I investigated whitewater Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) and the level of buoyancy they provide. The aim of the project was to increase the total buoyancy available to the user in emergency situations.

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3 Tricks From 5 Angles – Quim Fontané For ICF

What’s the difference between a McNasty and a Lunar Loop. Quim Fontane shows us 3 Tricks from 5 Angles.

3 Tricks From 5 Angles

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On the Brain – A Custom Hand Drawn Helmet By Adventurous Pencil

On The Brain

A one-of-a-kind hand drawn Shuck helmet by Amy Dunis (Adventurous Pencil) … putting an appreciation for the wild places we love down in pen and ink.

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