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Michael Patterson

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Date registered: January 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Dear Cancer, You Suck — February 1, 2021
  2. World Championships — September 3, 2013
  3. Home sweet home — November 11, 2012
  4. Skook session with Jed — September 21, 2012
  5. Big Boofing in Tennessee — March 7, 2012

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Dear Cancer, You Suck

Gina is a kayaker, mountain biker, skier, nurse… and she is now a cancer survivor. We would like to help make a real difference by raising money for her and other cancer patients.


World Championships

The Freestyle World Championship begins, FINALLY!!!! After training hard for the last several weeks and the added stress that comes with it, I am SO ready to compete, SO ready to see where I stand with the rest of the world. Luckily I have had some good friends and fellow Pyranha paddlers to keep me …

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Home sweet home

Fusilli’s previous post is the perfect segue to mine. Big Rock is my home playspot, its less than 10 mins from my house and I have logged more hours there than most anyone. However, over the years and hundreds of sessions I became jaded, as it happens when you spend lots of time at the …

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Skook session with Jed

Skookumchuck in British Columbia is one of the best waves in the world. It goes from flat and foamy, to tall and green by the end of the tide cycle. Its’ ocean waters are the perfect temperature, its surrounded by rugged mountains, and wildlife is more abundant than humans. These, among others, are the reasons the Pyranha van ends up …

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Big Boofing in Tennessee

The Shiva is a boofster like no other, and I’d been waiting to get it on some stouts for a bit.  Finally rain came and so did the killer boofs that inhabit a special place called Big Creek. Upper Big Creek is like a wet dream to the Shiva, the yin to its yang, the jelly to its peanut …

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And the Grammy goes to ……. Demshitz ?!?!

The Grammy Awards have nothing to do with kayaking, and no the Dems haven’t come out with the “Brown” album, yet. However I managed to boof through the front door, infiltrate the Hollywood elite, and bring some “low-class” to an otherwise highbrow event. Like Batman’s signal in the sky, the raised brownclaw attracts kayakers anywhere …

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