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Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures

Three National Geographic “Adventurers of the Year“ embark on an unreal ski and kayak mission across Greenland. Using kite skis, they tow their whitewater kayaks over 1000km of the Greenland Ice Cap to reach the most northern river ever paddled.

Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures
Kayaking In Freezing Temperatures
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Social Media Saturday 16 March 2019

It’s Saturday, lets get social. Welcome to Social Media Saturday 16 March 2019 at Unsponsored.

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National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part II

Here it is part 2 of the National Student Rodeo 2019 gallery.

National Student Rodeo 2019 - Part II
National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part II
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Movie Monday 11 March 2019

Welcome to Movie Monday 11 March 2019 right here at Unsponsored HQ.

Movie Monday 11 March 2019

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National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part I

Here is the first part of our National Student Rodeo 2019 gallery. Loads more to follow.

National Student Rodeo 2019 - Part I
National Student Rodeo 2019 – Part I
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Not The Only Prototype Pyranha 9R On The Water

Last weekend we spied the very obvious black preproduction prototype Pyranha 9R MKII on the water. However there was another 9R prototype on the water that was not quite as conspicuous.

Not The Only Prototype Pyranha 9R On The WaterOrange and yellow prototype

In its classic Pyranha colours this prototype 9R doesn’t look too different to the current production model and didn’t get much attention. Given that I am a bit of a boat geek I knew it looked different from the current model.

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Pyranha 9R MK2 Prototype

At last weekend’s National Student Rodeo Team Pyranha were on the water with a prototype for the new Pyranha 9R MK2.

Pyranha 9R MK2 Prototype
Pyranha 9R MK2 Prototype

There is a little bit more testing but this prototype is pretty close to what the final boat will look like.

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How To Boof A Kayak – 3 Components To A Basic Boof

In this video the Aquabatics Calgary team present an easy to understand 3 component progression to learn how to boof on your local Class II/III run.

How To Boof A Kayak

At this stage it isn’t about big drops, more about creating muscle memory and dialing in the the basics so it becomes second nature before taking it to bigger whitewater.

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Movie Monday 4 March 2019

Welcome to Movie Monday 4 March 2019.

Movie Monday 4 March 2019
Movie Monday 4 March 2019

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Liquidlogic Prototype

Judy Ranelli spotted this Liquidlogic kayak at the Mulberry Fork Race.

Liquidlogic Prototype
Liquidlogic Prototype

Interesting!?!

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VE Paddles – Custom Squirt Blades

Spotted at this year’s National Student Rodeo was this set of VE Paddles. The blades are formed form the Aircore blade and then shaped so that they are more suitable for squirt boating.

VE Paddles – Custom Squirt Blades
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New 2019: Prijon Munga

The Prijon Munga is the 1st ever crossover kayak from Prijon with a skeg!

Your allround kayak! Made for a relaxed trip on a lake or whitewater up to class 3. This kayak enables you to experience the whole range of paddling! 

NEW 2019: Prijon Munga
New 2019: Prijon Munga
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