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Month: September 2019 (page 1 of 3)

Movie Monday 30 September 2019

Welcome to Movie Monday 30 September 2019 at Unsponsored.

Movie Monday 30 September 2019
Movie Monday 30 September 2019

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Social Media Saturday 28 September 2019

Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 28 September 2019.

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Level Six – Freja Drysuit

New for 2020 from Level Six is the front entry Freja Drysuit. This drysuit is designed for women with a drop seat relief zipper.

Level Six – Freja Drysuit
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Palm Equipment – Nevis PFD

Palm Equipment have released an image of their new Nevis PFD. This is the same PFD that we’ve shown a few times on the site over the last year being worn by Bren Orton and others in prototype form.

Palm Equipment - Nevis PFD
Palm Equipment – Nevis PFD
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Kokatat Huck Throw Bag

Kokatat have a new throw bag for 2020 named the Huck.

Huck Throw Bag
Huck Throw Bag

The Huck 50′ throw bag with a removable belt is the perfect option for paddlers who place a premium on always being prepared for any situation while on the water. Designed to be easy to throw and quick to repack, the Huck 50′ with belt is a safety accessory for paddlers of all abilities. 

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Dagger Rewind On The Water

Team dagger heads down the Upper Gauley in the all-new Rewind.

Team Dagger Does Gauley Fest 2019 Right!

Team Dagger heads down the Upper Gauley in the all-new Rewind. This boat is soooo much fun!We also actioned off 3 amazing custom kayaks to benefit American Whitewater.Rewind Specs & Details: http://bit.ly/2nUEHFQVideo: Casey Bryant Jones

Posted by Dagger Kayaks on Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks Part 2

Bren and Adrian headed out to Tibet earlier this year. Check out their second video instalment.

Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks Part 2
Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks Part 2

This is the second installment to our Tibet trip back in August. We discover more sick whitewater and wherever you look the possibilities just seem unreal and huge. This one is one to watch out for!

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Kayaker’s Guide to the Upper Gauley

Kayaker's Guide to the Upper Gauley
Kayaker’s Guide to the Upper Gauley

This video shows and describes some of the easier lines through the big rapids on the Upper Gauley river in West Virginia.

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Student Kayak Guide – Surviving Your First Club Trip

Surviving your first Uni Club trip is all about preparation.

Surviving Your First Club Trip
Surviving Your First Club Trip

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.

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Movie Monday 23 September 2019

Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 23 September 2019.

Movie Monday 23 September 2019
Movie Monday 23 September 2019

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Plastic GuiGui Prod Carbon Rail Upgrade

GuiGui Prod Kayaks now have a carbon rail available if you wish to stiffen up your plastic Helixir playboat.

High Water Middle Kings

Dane Jackson takes a run down Middle Kings.

High Water Middle Kings
High Water Middle Kings

With less than a week left in California, the Middle Fork of the Kings was looking like it just wasn’t going to drop to low enough levels to be able to commit before I left. But somehow it managed to drop just barely into it’s window of runnable, although high, right in time. Ben Coleman, Carson Lindsay, and myself decided to head in with some of the juicier flows than most people would start hiking for.

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