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Pokin’ the Stoke

Pokin' the Stoke

Pokin’ the Stoke – Hitting the Swale on Sunday with Sam & Ben for some fun lines and good times!

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Cispus

CISPUS

Almost 10 years prior the FatCats dropped into the Cispus with high flows and hole bunch of naivety. It was a long, burly hike out but not this time!!

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Tumwater Canyon

Sam Ellis, Martyn Butler, Simon Jackson (UK boaters) and US friends take on Tumwater Canyon just outside of Leavenworth, WA USA.

Tumwater Canyon

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Longboats For Life – Local Length

Unsponsored’s little brother River has been very quiet of late. It turns out he has been working on a little winter edit focussing on his love of his Liquidlogic Stinger kayak. In Longboats For Life – Local Length, River takes us on a journey through the joy of owning and paddling a big boat, they aren’t just for flat water touring you know!

Longboats for life

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Whitby Wishy Washy

From the home of some of the best Fish & Chips in the world comes Whitby Wishy Washy – a tale of creek boat surfing here in the UK. Sam Ellis and Martyn Butler star in this North East epic.

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Cloreious

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Grand Canyon of the Clore in beautiful BC. Super amazing fly-in multiday out of Smithers into Bernie Lake where you start your descent, awesome! Continue reading

Norway – Dads On Tour

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Follow Dads On Tour Sam Ellis and Dan Yates on a long weekend to Norway the Land of Statoil, Hot Dogs and WHITEWATER. Great times in the Dagger Mamba!!! Continue reading

Immersion Research Royale – Out In Italy

Sam Ellis is another big fan of Immersion Research decks. Here is an edit he has put together from a recent trip to Italy.

IR Royale from sam ellis on Vimeo.

My thoughts on the Immersion Research Royale are as follows:

Thanks to the guys at Immersion Research I was hooked up with one of the brand new Immersion Research The Royale spray skirts. Continue reading

Dads On Tour Italy

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#MEGATRAIN in Italy!!

Myself (Sam Ellis), Dan Yates, Jim Shrimpton, John Tomlinson and Jamie Wright travelled to the beautiful land of great coffee,great pizzas, nice people and sik #whitewater for a long weekend. Continue reading

Yellow Fever

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Yellow Fever – The documented first full descent of one of the biggest rivers on the planet – the Yellow River, China. Whitewater kayakers Sam Ellis, Dan Yates, Tom Mclay and Travis Winn emerge battered, bruised but stoked to successfully navigate the big water and fierce weather patterns that nearly cost them more than just their kayaks.

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New XL Pyranha Burn On Aysgarth Waterfalls

New XL Pyranha Burn on Aysgarth Waterfalls, Yorkshire, England.

Turns like it’s on rails, you put it where you want it with sweet boots and ski speed and a load of ass to carry you on your adventures, this ones my favourite!!!

Get some, get one!!!

Grand Canyon Of The Stikine

Years of anticipation and hearing the stories we finally got in there.

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In the summer of 2013 all British lads Dan Yates, Tom Mclay, Tom Downs, Ash Bullivant, Daz James, Rob Litherland and Sam Ellis with an adopted American, Travis Winn set out on a BC adventure.

Grand Canyon of the Stikine from THE RIVER MILITIA on Vimeo.

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