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Sal Montgomery

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Name: Sal Montgomery
Date registered: January 17, 2019

Latest posts

  1. Scorchin’ — September 9, 2021
  2. What a Load of Rubbish! — December 2, 2020
  3. Galway Fest 2020 — March 11, 2020
  4. 9R vs 9R II — May 3, 2019
  5. Fun Lovin’ in Chile! — February 8, 2019

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magine the feeling you get with your trusted creek or river boat. Solid, chargey, and it’s got your back on the big stuff. Now think about your awesome-fun slicey boat that lets you move around the river with ease, you can put it where you want it, and it’ll surf all day long. Now combine them. Mind blown? Yep, that’s the Scorch.


What a Load of Rubbish!

Within only a mile-long stretch of the river, we found enough rubbish along the river banks and in the river itself, to fill a 6-person raft, a canoe, and our kayaks!


Galway Fest 2020

This weekend saw the ninth year of Galway Fest, and what a weekend it was! Team Paddler, Sal Montgomery headed across the pond to check out what it’s all about… Over in the West of Ireland, an amazing community of paddlers dedicate a huge amount of time and effort into putting on this yearly gathering …

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9R vs 9R II

The week before the big reveal, the guys at Pyranha asked me to take out the new 9R II, along with the original 9R, and compare my thoughts on the performance of the two. Here’s what happened…


Fun Lovin’ in Chile!

Fresh from a big expedition, the plan was to head back to Chile and take time to work on my paddling foundations; this meant stripping back and going back to basics.