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Month: September 2014 (Page 1 of 3)

Paddle Expo – Day 2

Quite a few little gems in this gallery from Tom Pattison.

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Pyranha Burn III Small – First Look

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A quick look at the new Pyranha Burn III Small from PaddleExpo 2014. We are really excited about this new boat and the potential it will bring out in young up-and-coming paddlers as well as the smaller members of the kayaking community who want a boat that will allow them to be in control, won’t swamp them and is light enough to make those long walk-ins and portages less of a chore. Continue reading

Palm Equipment – New Footwear

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The Gradient and Camber, three new water shoes from Palm Equipment. Continue reading

Palm Equipment Peyto Touring PFD

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Palm Equipment’s product designer Barney Caulfield shows us the new Peyto PFD at Paddle Expo 2014. A smooth and colourful touring PFD available spring 2015. Continue reading

Best Micro SD Memory Card For the GoPro 4

The new GoPro 4 (released Oct 2014)and Hero 4 Session (released July 2015) are the latest incarnations of the GoPro Hero action POV camera.

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The GoPro 4 POV action camera appears in a number of different guises including the Session, Silver edition (with built in LCD screen) and the industry leading 4K capable Black edition. No matter which GoPro you choose you need the best Micro SD card possible. At the end of the day it isn’t all about size, it’s all about speed.

The Hero 4 (including the Session), 3+ and 3 series will accept Micro SD cards up to a 64GB capacity. The new grey Hero camera will accept a card with a capacity up to 32GB.

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Palm Equipment Atom Jacket

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Palm Equipment’s product designer Barney Caulfield shows us the new Atom jacket at Paddle Expo 2014. A top of the range men’s and women’s paddle jacket in our new nanopourous XP3 Aero fabric. Available spring 2015. Continue reading

Palm Equipment Folding Knife

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Paul Robertson reveals the new Folding Knife from Palm Equipment at Paddle Expo 2014. Just the right size for your PFD knife pocket. Continue reading

The New Alpha PFD From Palm

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The new Alpha PFD, a minimalist buoyancy aid from Palm Equipment suitable for competition and recreation. ICF approved for slalom competition and just as at home at the lakeside with your SUP. Available spring 2015, previewed at Paddle Expo 2014. Continue reading

Paddle Expo – Day 1

The Paddle Expo 2014 has kicked off in Germany today. Loads of new kit and colours to check out.


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Chelan Gorge 2014 – Substantial TV

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The Chelan River is located in Northern Washington flowing off the east side of the Cascade range. The river cuts through a short steep dessert canyon before entering the Columbia River. American Whitewater arranged a recreational release for one weekend, once a year. For that weekend in late September The Chelan Gorge holds the perfect flow of 400 cfs and contains 5-6 class five drops back to back. Enjoy a taste of what we got to experience up there this year. Continue reading

Shanausage “The Movie”

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A superb edit showing Expedition Inception Co-team leader Shannon Mast strut his stuff in this comical kayaking classic. Continue reading

Pyranha Fest 2014


Pyranha Fest seems to get bigger and better every year, and 2014 was no exception!

The usual jam packed weekend of fun competitions, exciting events and one-of-a-kind courses was made even more special by many people’s first opportunity to try out the Pyranha 9R, which really shook up the BoaterX event! Continue reading

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