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Liquidlogic Flying Squirrel 95 Vs Wavesport Recon 93

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Over the last few weeks there has been a great deal of interest in my thoughts on the Flying Squirrel versus the Recon. I have a review underway at the moment and will be publishing it after a little bit more time on the water with the Squirrel. In the meantime here are a few very initial thoughts, comparisons and specs.

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Mathias Fossum Styling Lysaker

Mathias fossum styling lysaker from Grass Hopper Productions on Vimeo.

A short video of Mathias Fossum on the Lysaker river in Norway.

Mathias is one of the coolest guys i have ever paddle with. The best to paddle with him is that is always happy which make people feel comfortable around him
such a good kayaker if you come to Norway remember that name.


French Alps Evening Blast

French Alps evening blast from Nouria Newman on Vimeo.

Current Kit Update

The old current kit topics on the forum were always popular, so I thought I’d give you all an update of my current kit.

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GoPro Hero 3 – Black Edition

The following images were taken yesterday with a GoPro Hero 3 – Black edition. Micro SD card is a 64GB Sandisk. Image quality set at 12MP and spot metering was switched on. Images taken every second! Continue reading

Wavesport Recon Tweeks

I took the Recon out for another spin yesterday and took an allen key along with me. I spent the day lapping the Tees Barrage International Whitewater Course and making fine adjustments to the seat position each time.

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Liquid Logic Stomper 90 Vs Wavesport Recon 93 – Initial Look

I have had loads of questions about how the Recon 93 compares to the Stomper 90. I’m still getting my thoughts on paper ready for a new post at the weekend. But in the meantime here are a few shots showing the two boats side by side and the outfitting of the Recon.

Wavesport Recon 93 – First Look

Way back last year I was lucky enough to be the first in the UK to paddle the New Wavesport Recon 83. I fell in love with the boat instantly as it reminded me how FUN paddling can be.


Soon after I ordered a Recon 93. I reckon I could happily paddle either the 93 or 83, but due to my size a little extra volume may be in order. The chosen colour – Cherry Bomb, which as it turns out was a great choice.


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Wavesport Recon

I travelled just under two hours North for the official opening of North East Kayaks and Paddles (more on that in another post). Tom from Wavesport was there with one of the handful of final prototype Wavesport Recons currently in existence.

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