Paddling tips, tricks, news and gear reviews from an Unsponsored point of view

Month: June 2021

Social Media Saturday 12 June 2021

Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 12 June 2021. We have what we think to be a very fine selection of items in this weeks Social Media Saturday 12 June 2021.

Social Media Saturday 12 June 2021

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Unsponsored Q&A Series – Del Read

The Unsponsored Q&A series is back for 2021. First up is UK kayaker and #shepaddles ambassador Del Read.

Unsponsored Q&A Series - Del Read
Unsponsored Q&A Series – Del Read

Who is del_likes-kayaking?

A woman who really likes kayaking! 

Where are you from and where do you paddle?

I am from Nottingham and live very close to HPP and so this is where I paddle most often. I am lucky to have such a great facility on my doorstep!

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Movie Monday 7 June 2021

Welcome tot Unsponsored and Movie Monday 7 June 2021.

Movie Monday 7 June 2021

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Social Media Saturday 5 June 2021

It’s Saturday and it’s Unsponsored. So it must be Social Media Saturday 5 June 2021. We think this one is a corker.

We love sharing this stuff so if we have missed any great posts please let us know.

Social Media Saturday 5 June 2021

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Palm Equipment Universal Mat – Review

The Universal Mat from Palm Equipment landed at Unsponsored HQ a few years back (2015) and has been used multiple times per week ever since. So it is probably time for a quick updated review.

Palm Equipment - Universal Mat
Palm Equipment Universal Mat – Review

The concept is very simple, it’s a foam mat that can be folded/fastened in half.

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T Spine Mobility For Kayaking

Samantha Brunner has created a fantastic series of videos for kayakers. This one looks at getting your mid back mobile.

T Spine Mobility For Kayaking

The mid back is an area that should be mobile, and often it is not. Here are some mobility and stability exercises that can help you breathe easier, and rotate bigger and faster, and just make life feel more good.

Samantha Brunner
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What3Words

What3Words: Emergency Response Best Practice Hub
What3Words

So what is What3Words?

The entire globe has been divided into 3 x 3 metre squares, with each square being given a unique three word identifier.

For example the The Green River narrows put in is identified as ///basements.latter.assembles

You can either use the What3Word website to find a location or use the app. Here in the UK many of our emergency service operators are being trained in its use. However it does have its issues.

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