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Month: February 2021 (Page 1 of 2)

Tales Of The Corrib

For many, the Corrib river is the birthplace of their interest in the sport of kayaking. Find out in this short film why that’s the case!

Tales Of The Corrib
Tales Of The Corrib
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Social Media Saturday 27 February 2021

It is still Saturday so there is still time for Social Media Saturday 27 February 2021 at Unsponsored.

Social Media Saturday 27 February 2021
Social Media Saturday 27 February 2021

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How To Tackle Tricky Woos

How To Tackle Tricky Woos

Have you ever wondered how to tackle a Tricky Woo? Matthew Brook is here to break down the move and show you how it is done.

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2021 Pyranha Scorch Walkthrough and Review with Dave Fusilli

2021 Pyranha Scorch Walkthrough and Review with Dave Fusilli
2021 Pyranha Scorch Walkthrough and Review with Dave Fusilli

A big thank you to the guys over at Next Adventure PDX for putting this together with Dave Fusilli.

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How To Be A Looping Legend

How To Be A Looping Legend
How To Be A Looping Legend

Mattew Brook is back with a great edit breaking down the flat water loop.

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Pyranha Scorch

Pyranha, like Kokatat are celebrating 50 years in business and today have released images of their new whitewater kayak.

Pyranha Scorch
Pyranha Scorch

The Pyranha Scorch takes elements from the Burn, 9r and Ripper to create a nimble creeker/river runner.

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Kokatat Is 50

As part of Kokatat’s 50th year in the business they have releasing a number of special editions and new products.

Kokatat Is 50
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Movie Monday 22 February 2021

Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 22 February 2021.

Movie Monday 22 February 2021

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Social Media Saturday 20 February 2021

Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 20 February 2021. For the new visitor Social Media Saturday is our weekly look at the paddling world on Instagram. If we have missed a corker please let us know in the comments section below.

Social Media Saturday 20 February 2021

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Spade Kayaks – New Paddles

Spade Kayaks have just released details of two new sets of paddles that will be available shortly.

Spade Kayaks – New Paddles

Our first highend Paddles Made in Germany arrived this week. In cooperation with Striebel Designs we can now offer you two paddles for beginner to extreme paddlers!

Spade Kayaks

The Red Stick is made from a carbon and glass mix with a projected of weight of around 1.02kg.

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Getting Hungry On The River

I’ve never really given this any consideration over the last 30 years plus of paddling. I can’t really remember a time where I have carried food and drink on the river or even thought about until quite recently.

Getting Hungry On The River
Getting Hungry On The River

When I go hill walking or mountain biking I always take snacks and a drink.

I’ve used pretty much all of the “outdoor” branded sports bars out there. They are convenient but after a while eating them becomes a chore. It’s hard work on your jaw. Chocolate melts and packets of sweets are not usually sealed that well. That’s important as I want to be able to carry something in my PFD and not have to rummage in a dry bag buried in the boat.

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Raven Fork

Raven Fork
Raven Fork

The Raven Fork was one of the first bigger creeks I did in NC. It’s just such a gem of a run. The rocks are so smooth and the style feels a little different than most runs out here. With a few of the most classic rapids in the southeast, plus plenty of other memorable ones. It’s just a run that whether low or high, you’re gonna have a great day.

Dane Jackson
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