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Launch of the 2019 NRS PADDLES FACES The 2019 NRS PADDLE FACES is an online event organized by Kayak Session Publishing, presented by NRS. The concept is simple: You send us photos of your face, while paddling, shot for instance with an onboard GoPro-type camera.

Join the Movement for Clear Access, Clear Waters Regardless of your paddling persuasion, the one thing that binds us all is the need for access to water. Be it flat, steep, white, indoor, coast, rural, mountain or urban - if our access on water is limited, then so are our options for enjoying the sport which we all love.

Story of 2018 It is a time for recap of 2018 and bring couple of highlights. It has been crazy year for me and even more full with adventures than any other with some life changing events. Hope you enjoy the read!

Great Wilderness Canoe Destinations: Ontario’s Missinaibi River A how-to guide to the traditional Ontario corridor linking Lake Superior to James Bay, plus four other trips to progress your expedition canoeing skills.

Its a Jackson Kind of time!! What better place to paddle your Jackson Kayak then on Jackson Lake here in northern Alberta within the Lakeland Provincial Park. In the dead of this past summer on a whim the night before, I called my good buddy Curtis J. to see if he was up for an adventure!!

Pyranha Memories: The Whitewater Warriors take on the rock slides and launch ramps of Flatekval Elva With the extra protection of a motocross top borrowed from Arnt Schaftlein, I went first. I sensed quite early that I struggled to get the boat to track early to the left and flew straight on to the kicker and started flying.

Top 5 family friendly paddling locations to check out this summer We have been lucky enough to paddle in different areas across North America over the last few years. Some of these locations were fabulous for families and some were harder to work around, for a variety of reasons. When I think about what makes a great family friendly paddling place there are 5 locations that really jump out at me :.

Let's go kayaking As the second largest coastal lagoon in the world and the largest wintering ground for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent, Chilika Lake has been attracting millions of tourists annually. However, there's a whole new reason to be at this famous lake now.

Sydney Whitewater Festival - K1 Women's Slalom Winners Run and Results 2019 Sydney Whitewater Festival, Penrith - Top 3 K1 Women's Slalom Winners Run and top 10 Results. In the K1 Women class, Germany's Ricarda Funk finished ahead of hometown favourite and current world champion, Jessica Fox.

Sydney Whitewater Festival - C1 Men's Slalom Winners Run and Results 2019 Sydney Whitewater Festival, Penrith - Top 3 K1 Men's Slalom Winners Run and top 10 Results. The men's C1 was won by Britain's three-time Olympic silver medallist David Florence, who was thrilled about the first win of the season ahead of France's World Championships medallist Martin Thomas and Italy's Raffaello Ivaldi.

Sydney Whitewater Festival - C1 Women's Slalom Winners Run and Results 2019 Sydney Whitewater Festival, Penrith - Top 3 C1 Women's Slalom Winners Run and top 10 Results. Australia's Jessica Fox continued her incredible dominance of the women's canoe slalom at the season's opener in Sydney.

Sydney Whitewater Festival - K1 Men's Slalom Winners Run and Results 2019 Sydney Whitewater Festival, Penrith - Top 3 K1 Men's Slalom Winners Run and top 10 Results. In the men's Slalom's race, K1 Great Britain's 2016 Olympic champion Joe Clarke won both the semi-final and the final with Australia's Lucien Delfour in close second and +0.06 seconds behind.

Portugal & Galicia Gopro Edit Published on février 18th, 2019 - by Kayak Session. Follow the Gregg brothers on a mission to Galicia and Portugal. Filmed 100% with GoproPaddlers: Lukas Gegg, Philipp Brunner, and Mathias.Rivers: Oitaven, Ulla, Cabreiro, Castro LaboreiraBy: Simon Gegg.

February Wildlife Last Sunday's Adventure Club sea kayaking training, using the conditions off Peel : ) Really positive to see skills developing in the bouncy stuff, and folk embrace the challenge of winter paddling, in all its many forms!

Why Kayak in Mexico? I made it down to Veracruz again this year for warm weather, tacos, tequila, and kayaking. It's so amazing to take a break from freezing temperatures and head south to spend some time padding the amazing rivers that Mexico has to offer. So why don't more people paddle in Mexico?

Ten Years of Expedition Kayaks - by Mark Sundin I'm often asked how Expedition Kayaks came to be, and I figured that a ten-year anniversary was probably as good a time as any to indulge in a little nostalgia! Back in 2008 I was an avid club sea kayaker, paddled a surf kayak any chance I got, and helped out with my club mates on the odd weekend with some group instruction.

My New Boat Little shredders journal entry #1. In Australia, the season has just started, and I had just outgrown out of my shooting star which was a bit annoying because It was a new boat to me and I only had it for half a season. I asked my coaches for what I should do but all they said is we have an idea.

Snow kayaking in Estonia and urban skiing in Copenhagen Snow kayakingWhat is it about snow? We spend our whole lives being sensible — doing our homework, eating our greens, showing up for work on time — then along comes the white stuff, or maybe a patch…

Hackensack Riverkeeper Hiring For Laurel Hill Kayaking Jobs Hackensack Riverkeeper is looking for part-time, seasonal staff for their two Paddling Center locations for the 2019 season. Both locations will require most weekends from mid-April through September. The two locations are:. Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus - The hours are almost exclusively on weekends.

Maury River at Goshen Pass The Maury River in Goshen Pass is a stretch of river I have been wanting to paddle for a long time. We have made it up there 3 times so far this winter and I am really having fun up there in the mountains. We have been there at flows between 1000cfs and 2000cfs and am excited for higher flows and the race coming up soon.

Exploring New Water One of my favorite things about kayaking is that there is always a place to launch. No matter where you may be, finding a place to put your kayak in is just as easy as it is to load it up. By having this option, there is no shortage of places that an angler can explore.

Vector Wero Whitewater Course: Playboating On New Zealand's North Island Freestyle sometimes seems a dying sport on the North Island of New Zealand, and while I had asked around to see if there were any fun freestyle spots at the recently built Vector Wero Whitewater Park, no one could give me a good answer. This January I decided to take matters into my own hands and check out the Vector Wero for myself.

Death From Above Jackson kayaks, cold beer and lots of bass. What more could you want? Your email address will not be published.

Ten Years of Expedition Kayaks - by Rob Mercer It was one of those fortuitous moments you look back on with a smile, my phone started ringing as I unpacked my kayak on a remote island off the far North Queensland coast. This was a surprise because we hadn't had phone reception for days and hadn't expected to pick up calls again for quite a while.

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