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Monthly Archive: Apr 2011

27
Apr

Kayak cross – Kamenice, Labe

I started new seson with two kayak cross in Czech republic. After winter we don´t have so much water in the rivers. But we had two competition, where the water flows from dam. The firts one was Kamenice. I was on the second place in my category. We paddleed upper Kamenice too. It was cool …

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23
Apr

Boquet Goodies

This past weekend myself and three other friends packed in a large “sex-terra” for a multi-day trip up North to find some new runs that we’ve never paddled. We left Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Wednesday night and had our hearts set on John’s Brook in New York but when we arrived the next morning it was too …

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21
Apr

Lee Valley

Lee valley White Water course is the official white water course  for the 2012 Olympics, The other day a few of us were lucky enough to paddle it. Living in Warrington, it is not the closest place to go paddling so I should first say a big thank you to Diane Williams (Jonny william’s mum) …

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20
Apr

Uganda

Here are some photos from our trip to Uganda. We stayed there for over three weeks and hat an amazing time paddling there. We got the chance to paddle Silverback before it got closed completely. For the flight we took everything out of our boats that they were not to heavy because my friend had …

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18
Apr

Here’s the come back with the Karnali for 2011!

Here’s the come back with the Karnali for 2011! It’s been great to paddle with it for the last season. I went in the south mountains, the Pyrenees in France with my friend Flo Duval. The river here is the Gavarnie, were the water is so blue. The Karnali I’m paddling with is the large …

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16
Apr

Sölk-river gorge / Styria (Austria)

Very challenging run on the lower gorge. Last year very heavy rainfalls destroyed the whole upper valley. Only the lower gorge was ok, so far. The problem was, that we dont knew if there would be a lot of trees in this big gorge.. the best thing is that you cannot exit the gorge ! …

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14
Apr

Top Tips for working in Chile.

After doing 2 seasons living and working in Chile and seeing the popularity of the place increase dramatically for paddlers, I thought I would write a helpful blog for all those hoping to go out there and do the same. So here are my top  tips for working as a safety kayaker/raft guide in Pucon, …

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13
Apr

Spring Training Update

Hello all!  My name is Hannah Kertesz.  I’m 17 years old, live in Salt Lake City, UT, and I’m graduating high school this May.  I love kayaking and I have huge plans for this upcoming kayaking season and I thought I’d share what I’m doing to get ready… Last summer, I competed in the USA …

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08
Apr

North Carolina state of mind

There are few places on the east coast that offer more than 10 miles of continuous class V, mind blowing views, and no vehicle access. The Linville gorge is one. Over the last year i took some great pics of this special place and i thought I’d share.     You’re not trippin balls, its actually …

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06
Apr

Late China Update

 This Winter a group five British kayakers travelled out to the Sichuan Province of China to explore some endangered rivers. We met up with Travis Winn an american kayaker that lives and works in China. The team struggled through paperwork, customs, beauraucracy, mad and bad roads, vehicular and almost nervous breakdowns to hit the untouched …

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