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Tag Archive: Pyranha Ripper

17
Oct

And the Winner Is…

We gave the judges at PADDLEexpo 2018 a hard time by showcasing a whole heap of newness, including the Fusion Duo and 12R, but fittingly it was the boat we’ve been humbled to see paddlers across the globe beaming from ear to ear in since we released it in early 2018, the Ripper, which claimed …

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22
Jun

How to Stern Squirt!

I absolutely love this trick, there is nothing more awesome than the feeling of sliding the tail of your kayak into the eddy line, feeling the power of the river engage on your tail, have the nose of your kayak fly up into the air and be spinning vertically down the river. The Tailee requires …

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06
Jun

The Pyranha Ripper: A Modern Icon

When the concept of the Ripper started being discussed I was immediately very excited. A boat that paddled like a slalom boat, played like an old school playboat, and ran rivers like a creek boat. The key features had to add up to a boat that you could not only spend hours doing tailies looking …

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21
May

Pyranha Ripper: Smiles Beyond The River

When I heard Pyranha was going to produce a slicy kayak my interest was awakened straight away. I just love kayaks that make rivers more playful. What I am looking for in a slicy boat is the perfect mix between being playful and still being able to run harder rapids on the river. I was …

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04
Apr

Chris & Lydia Wing Join Team Pyranha

Pyranha is pumped to welcome H2O Dreams‘ Chris & Lydia Wing to the Team. The pair officially kicked off the dream of being full-time river professionals back in 2011, but the roots of this dream go back further; from going against the grain in a small town in Ohio, to chasing a passion for play, …

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04
Jan

Pyranha Ripper: Initial Thoughts

This boat has literally changed the way I look at the river. To have the ability to dip the stern and either get vertical, or do a quick pivot turn, has transformed the river into an entirely different playground; the Ripper‘s design takes on the #FastIsFun ethos of the 9R, with the lower stern rocker …

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