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Month: August 2014 (Page 1 of 5)

Carnage In The Rockies

A great edit of some serious mistakes/carnage from Aeon Russo!

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When your trying to charge as much Class V in three weeks as you can, shit happens. Heres to the next booty beer! Continue reading

Pyranha 9R – Action Shots

Paul Butler has kindly sent over some shots of the new Pyranha 9R in action on the Green Narrows.

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A truly excellent effort by the rescue team. Lots of lessons for us all to learn.

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Brunton All Day GoPro Power Pack

Some time ago I posted some details of the proposed Brunton All Day Power Pack for the GoPro 3+. The Brunton All Day bacpac is designed to add additional battery power to your GoPro. It will therefore in turn add additional filming time which can only be a good thing.


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The Pyranha 9R On The Green Narrows

A great edit from Paul Butler showing the new Pyranha 9R on the Green Narrows.

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Liquidlogic WW Kayak Line Up

Many thanks to the guys at Rokx Adventure Traders for allowing their images to be used on Unsponsored.

The images show the line up of whitewater kayaks from Liquidlogic.

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Whitewater Geology Episode 2: Lower Meadow

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Whitewater Geology Episode 2: Lower Meadow is great edit and the second in the series. Well worth following these guys on Vimeo.

Whitewater Geology is a web series showcasing whitewater and explaining the geology that causes it to exist.
Episode 2 shows the awesome whitewater of the Lower Meadow River in West Virginia and explains the geology of the river bed. Continue reading

Christopher Meets The Squirrel

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Love the title of this edit from Jordan Poffenberger. Check out Liquidlogic’s new Flying Squirrel running the Christopher Columbus line on Gorrilla at low water. Continue reading

Baffin Trail To Rapids Shoes – First Look

Over the past few months I have been testing a couple of pairs of shoes from the Canadian company Baffin. They both fall within the companies Trail To Rapids range and are designed for use on and off the water (with more of bias to waterborne activities).

Baffin are probably better known for their cold weather footwear which by all accounts is damn good stuff, but their Trail To Rapids range including the two pairs I have here at the Unsponsored HQ are worth having a look at.

First up is the Swamp Buggy:

This is relatively large set of shoes that offer great support. If you are familiar with the Five Ten range then they are certainly comparable in many ways to the Canyoneer shoe.

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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.

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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

100% GoPro – Freestyle Fest Prague

Great use of the GoPro setup for much more than the usual head cam shots.

Short clip from the Last freestyle fest in Troja- Prague. Great time with our friends, lots of fun in the hole.

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All Things Brown TV Episode 5: Brown Bucket Challenge!

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Raising awareness and finding a cure for beatering everywhere! Take the Brown Bucket Challenge! Continue reading

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