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Day: 25 May 2014

We Love Bonfires…Amongst Others

A great video from Telemark.

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The 17th of May is Norway’s national day. People all over the country celebrate their 200th birthday in one way or the other. We did not miss out on the party, by road tripping to Telemark, meeting up with good friends, camping out and paddling some of the best rivers Norway has to offer! Enjoy! Continue reading

Micro SD Card Recommendations

It’s important to use one of the recommended Micro SD cards in your camera, or you may experience freeze-up or video corruption issues. If your camera has had an issue it is probably down to the Micro SD card being used. This applies whether you are using a GoPro, Contour, Drift, Sony or indeed any other type of action/POV camera. Buying a good quality fast Micro SD card can make the difference between getting the video or not.

GoPro Hero Micro SD Card Recommendation

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Liquid Logic Stinger XP

Unsponsored’s little brother River has been quiet lately. Thankfully he has broken out of the house and managed to catch some early summer water here at home in the UK.

New Lines with The Stinger XP from THE RIVER MILITIA on Vimeo.

It’s fast, manoverable, responsive and roomy! Great for multi-days and Soooo much fun to paddle. What more do you want?! to demo then to inevitably buy yours.

Jah Amigos . Tumwater Canyon – 10,500cfs

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Everything came together for this evening kayak session on the surging waters of the Wenatchee River, WA -Tumwater canyon from the dam through the three amigos. A unique perspective filming from multiple angles and from the air put you in the moment instilling a positive vibe from paddlers Jeremy Bisson and Jonathan Ehlinger. Continue reading

Strap It Down

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best and this one definitely is.

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I have always used airbags in my boats as they prevent part of the boat filling with water during a capsize. After a recent forced swim I was interested in how heavy my boat was when it was filled with water.

I currently have a couple of liquid logic boats – a Stomper 90 and a Biscuit 65. The Stomper has a volume of 90 gallons or approximately 341 litres. The Biscuit has a volume of 65 gallons or approximately 246 litres.


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