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Paula Volkmer

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Date registered: January 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Winter Paradise in Ecuador — December 13, 2013
  2. British Summer is finally here(ish) — August 1, 2013
  3. First UK Ladies Paddle Symposium — May 11, 2013
  4. SAS Hurley Rodeo 2012 — November 26, 2012
  5. Val Sesia Festival — June 12, 2012

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Multi-Day Adventures in Nepal

Kayaking isn’t only about paddling gnarl. One of the most rewarding things that I have found about doing the sport we love is the ability to go to different countries and to see a side of life that very few tourists see. A rivers-eye-view! With this in mind, fellow pro-team paddler, Sara James and I …

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Norway – Getting Political!

 It is my birthday towards the end of May, so for the last two years I have been heading to Norway to celebrate and start the summer kayaking season with a refreshing start at the deep end… Last year I was in Telemark. However, this year there was a bigger cause at stake – saving …

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TVF 3rd Birthday Event

This month we celebrated the third birthday event of the community website in the Thames Valley – home of the world famous hurley weir. Three years ago it was set up by Gareth Harvey – committed to re-creating that sense of community which had been missing. The site provides invaluable resources like weir guides, level …

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National Student Rodeo 2010

Unsurprisingly, quite a few of us at Team Pyranha were keen to volunteer to help out at the biggest kayaking competition of the year – the National Student Rodeo at HPP in Nottingham, UK. It is a superb event, with freestyle competitions for all ability levels – as long as you’re a student! There were also lots …

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Dartfest and Small 2010 Burn Prototype!

  With low water and freezing weather, we didn’t have the ideal conditions for paddling on Dartmoor at the weekend – but lure of a great party won the day, and this weekend – paddlers from all over the UK filled the River Dart Country Park, as Pyranha hosted their first ever Dartfest there. Mitchell paddles and …

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Molan Video

Check out the youtube video of Richard Brooks in the Molan on Marsh Weir


Snow melt boating – and new MOLAN at marsh!!!

                      Team P’s Richard Brooks putting the new Molan to work at Marsh Weir on the Thames, UK!    Two exciting things happened as the weekend approached last week. Richard Brooks got his much-awaited Molan, the new Pyranha playboat, AND as if it had been …

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