Unsponsored

Paddling tips, tricks, news and gear reviews from an Unsponsored point of view

Tag: kayak (page 1 of 80)

Movie Monday 17 September 2018

Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 17 September 2018.

Movie Monday

Enjoy!

Continue reading

Social Media Saturday 15 September 2018

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 15 September 2018 at Unsponsored. You can also check out our Instagram feed here.

Continue reading

Dagger Phantom – Gauley Fest

Dagger Kayaks are at the Gauley Fest this weekend with this great looking Dagger Phantom.

Dagger Phantom - Gauley Fest

The boat will be raffled to raise funds for American Whitewater.

Continue reading

Late Summer Kayaking Adventures

Late Summer Kayaking Adventures

Late Summer Kayaking Adventures – Levels are low. Everywhere. That didn’t stop us to go up the Ashlu River and drop in even though levels were super low. Even though the river was bumpy at times it was worth going up there and a wee day out.

Continue reading

Movie Monday 10 September 2018

Welcome to Movie Monday 10 September 2018 at Unsponsored.

Movie Monday 10 September 2018

Enjoy!

Continue reading

Student Guide – Swimming In Moving Water

With the Tyne Tour coming up very shortly I thought it might be a good idea to release the next article in the student guide series. Although a student guide it is applicable to anyone who may be starting to make the move onto moving water.

From time to time this will happen and is far more common than even the great boaters like to admit. Capsizing and swimming is what helps us all get better, it’s part of the learning curve no matter what level of the sport you are currently at.

Student Guide - Swimming In Moving Water

There are two main goals if you find yourself in the water. The first is to stay safe whilst in the water and second is to get out of the water.

Continue reading

World First Aid Day

It is World First Aid day, so it seems an appropriate time for the superb Dirty First Aid series.

We all love to kayak, sure. It has some things we love and some we hate. First Aid often becomes the elephant in the room.

When was the last time you or your peers did a course or a workshop? Do you keep ‘up to speed’ on developments?

In this series I am pleased to offer a ‘dirty’ First Aid approach. This is suited to kayakers and river users. Using a ‘find it fix it’ approach to incident care and management.

Dirty First Aid - The Series

This first article will lay the foundations of rapid emergency aid. It’s a simple approach that a basic personal First Aid kit and things carried on you can deal with. Now is not the time to discuss what you should or should not carry in your kit. Read the series and make your own mind up.

Continue reading

Social Media Saturday 8 September 2018

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 8 September 2018 at Unsponsored. Enjoy!

Continue reading

Student Kayaker Buyers Guide 2018

Although this buyers guide is directed at students in reality it will apply to anyone thinking about taking up the sport. Over the next few weeks many students will be starting Uni and will be looking at joining a club.

Student Kayaker Buyers Guide 2018

In most cases the Kayak/Canoe club in a university will be the best club to join. That can pretty much be guaranteed.

Continue reading

Home Made Stitch Removal And Kayaking

Home Made Stitch Removal And Kayaking = don’t try this at home folks.

Home Made Stitch Removal And Kayaking

Bren is on the mend with a little help from his friends.

Continue reading

Movie Monday 3 September 2018

Welcome to Movie Monday 3 September 2018 at Unsponsored HQ.

Movie Monday 3 September 2018

Enjoy!

Continue reading

European Open 2018

The European Open 2018 including the British Championships took place this weekend at Holmepierrepont, Nottingham, UK.

Here are a few images from the event.

Continue reading

Older posts

© 2018 Unsponsored

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

%d bloggers like this: