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Bren Orton

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Date registered: January 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Bren Orton | Pyranha Ozone Review — January 22, 2020
  2. Park Jam 2019 — November 19, 2019
  3. Expedition Rippering — November 14, 2019
  4. Kayaking in Tibet — August 28, 2019
  5. Breaking Out of the Routine — May 28, 2019

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22
Jan

Bren Orton | Pyranha Ozone Review

The time has long gone when we would use massive kayaks designed for steep rivers on easier sections of whitewater and float easily over the top of all the features or just park and play at one spot. It’s time to enjoy the river!

19
Nov

Park Jam 2019

Another year of the Park Jam has come, the kids I met for the first time have gotten older, taller and better at kayaking but best of all there are new people popping up throughout the countries whitewater parks. The first years tour was a bit of an impromptu rush to make it happen, nobody …

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14
Nov

Expedition Rippering

I genuinely didn’t look for food I liked or that would typically be good to have on a multi-day, I looked for the lightest sources of calories possible and walked away with several packs of biscuits.

28
Aug

Kayaking in Tibet

I have been lucky enough to travel to almost all of my childhood dream kayaking destinations, but there has been one country at the top of the list for a long time.

28
May

Breaking Out of the Routine

It can be scary trying new things on the river, however, I think it’s a large part of why I find kayaking so addictive.

20
Mar

Big Water Appreciation for the Machno!

It isn’t as rewarding as the 9R, and it doesn’t feature the learning curve, everyday joy and surprises of the Ripper, but my goodness when the river is rowdy am I happy to be in my Machno!

06
Feb

Snow Day in the Ripper!

Don’t let a little bit of cold weather stop you from getting out and enjoying the river, even if you were born south of Warrington.

05
Jan

A Whole New Love for the Ripper!

The Ripper is the best choice of kayak for people looking to learn how to whitewater kayak, not just bimble down over the top, but learn how to ride every part of it and shred every rapid.

21
Oct

Lessons Learnt Through Changing Kayaks

As I think back to the different kayaks I have used, I find it interesting to reflect on all of the lessons they have taught me. I used to be a diehard freestyle kayaker, and dropped pretty much everything in a freestyle kayak until I met Dave Fusilli and got into a creekboat (a Shiva) …

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22
Sep

How to outfit your new Pyranha kayak!

Quick tutorial I made of how I personally take my kayak from factory fresh to river ready in under 30 minutes! Enjoy you new kayak, see you on the water! Bren Orton  

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