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15
Sep

Colorado 2015: Media Dump

Colorado is one of the most fun and picturesque places for paddlers to visit.  Enough said… lets get to the media! Below: Adam Goshorn slip-n-sliding on OBJ, photo by Alicia Lycan Below: Eric Hoffman rocking the Shiva on OBJ, photo by Adam Goshorn   Below: Adam Goshorn on the first drop on OBJ, Photo by Jason Bordwine Below: …

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19
Aug

Colorado 2015 – Part I: Browns Canyon and Clear Creek

This year’s trip out west began like they all do, with a long drive through the night, across the flat plains in the middle of the country.  With a dismal snow pack in the PNW and California, our sights were set on Colorado again this year.  John Kern and I made the normally 22-hour drive …

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19
Jun

University of Bristol hit the alps swimming!

It’s here, we’re here, finally the long wait is over and our annual summer trip to the alps has begun! We’re now one week in and loving the french alpine lifestyle with more baguettes and salami than we know what to do with… After settling in and the first night we took the beginners for …

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09
Jun

Spring Flings 2015

Below: Adam Goshorn running the low water line on the first drop of Cable Falls on one of several snowy days on Little River Canyon early in the spring.  Photo by Shannon Goshorn. The spring of 2015 was not a high water year in and around north Alabama, but luckily for those of us who …

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22
May

Cispus River Appreciation

Deep in the wilderness of the Gifford Pinchot River in Washinton state lies the Cispus River. The Cispus is a combination of runoff from the Goat Rocks and Mt Adams. This river usually can be accessed late in the summer when the roads clear from snow, and the water levels become lower. This season, with …

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03
May

A Grand Canyon Christmas

For the fifth time in six years, in December 2014 I found myself climbing into a Pyranha boat and sliding into the waters of the Colorado River at Lees Ferry, Arizona.  Previously I’ve paddled the Grand Canyon with raft-support in an Everest, Burn II, and Shiva; and one self-support trip in the Fusion.  This time …

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27
Apr

9R Review – More than just a race boat!

I was lucky enough to try the 9R prototype back in August and ever since have been in love with the boat. I have had the opportunity to try it in a number of different situations – steep creeks to big volume, river running to racing to expeditions, and it just keeps surprising me by …

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26
Jan

Winter on the Mountain with the XL Burn III

  Below: Adam Goshorn on Short Creek, photo by Shannon Goshorn Fresh off a winter Grand Canyon trip, I probably should be working on sorting pictures and video from that trip.  However, ever since I arrived back to my home the opportunities for great boating have kept me happily distracted!  The XL Burn III was …

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26
Nov

Jenny Kilbride – Introduction

This is my first post on the Pyranha blog since joining Team Pyranha. . I’m very happy to be here. I thought I should write this post by way of an introduction. I’m 34 years old. I live just outside Dublin in Ireland. I started kayaking at university when I was 19 years old. I …

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02
Oct

Pyranha Memories: The Rotobat

I designed the RotoBat in 1984 with the help of leading paddlers at the time, including Dave Reynolds. In the UK, pool training boats were used for introductions to kayaking in swimming pools during winter, and then from that Canoe Polo became popular. It always used to surprise me just how much damage the players did …

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