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Day: 13 September 2013

Some Time In The North

A short selection of Go pro footage from whitewater kayaking in Norway. Including the first descent of the Upper Upper Eiteraaga. Enjoy!

Some Time in the North from Nick Horwood on Vimeo.

Mat’s Dumoulin 1500+ Points 2013 World Championships

run 1500+ pts Mat run 1 500+ point Nantahala worlds from Dumoulin mathieu on Vimeo.

SP POV GoPro Hero Storage – Review

A SP POV storage system landed a couple of weeks ago for review. Since the I have been storing most of my GoPro kit in the case and using it to transport the kit around.

SP POV GoPro Hero Storage - Review Continue reading

Nottingham Trent Uni Canoe Club Promo

Quick video showing a small selection of what NTUCC has been up to over the last couple of years!

Student Kayak Guide – Surviving Your First Club Trip

Surviving your first Uni Club trip is all about preparation.

Firstly do you have the right kit and/or access to the right kit? If not get the very basics sorted. It’s going to be a miserable trip if you get really cold. Make sure you have a dry set of kit to get changed into at the end of the trip, something nice and warm is always a great idea and include a hat. A large beach towel is good bit of kit to get hold of. You’ll need to put this kit into something and also be able to carry your wet kit home with you. Ikea bags and plastic “bags for life” are superb for this job.

Double check you have everything with you before you leave the house/halls. There is only one thing worse then getting to the mini bus and realising that you have forgotten something critical and that is getting off the bus at the start of the paddle and realising that you have forgotten something critical. Continue reading

First Indecent Descent

First Indecent Descent from Liam Chambers on Vimeo.

On The Allt A Chaorainn in Scotland at Easter. I broke the ice on the pools is all I have to say.

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