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Category Archive: Paddler Lifestyle Articles

Reports on what the Pyranha World Team has been up to

28
Jul

Get to Know Your Demons

What I love about kayaking is that on the one side I have moments of deep reflection on the river and on the other side have moments of no thoughts at all and just being in the moment. Sometimes, those two sides are very close together in time.

21
Mar

10 Years Later; I Wouldn’t Change a Thing

When I was 10 years old, the Pyranha Jed came out. I wanted this kayak so bad, and I begged my parents to get this boat for me! When Christmas rolled around in 2012, I look under the tree and there was a Pyranha Jed with my name on it. Ten years later, I am …

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05
Feb

Can’t Hit the River? This is the Blog for You!

When I made the decision to attend Columbus State University, I expected to be kayaking at least three to four times a week; the Chattahoochee is 15 minutes from CSU! I did not expect that I’d kayak less here than I ever have in the past 15 years.

29
Jan

The Zambezi Again?

No matter where life leads me, there is one river that will have me forever coming back; the Zambezi.

19
May

When Fishy Met Sally…

Sal Montgomery takes some time out to answer a whole heap of questions on various subjects; check it out!

30
Apr

Help build an Outdoor Center for Women in Nepal

Support Project Lifetrek; a women’s outdoor education Center in Nepal founded by Anu Shrestha, aiming to empower the young women of Nepal.

09
Feb

Working on a Film Shoot

The season was drawing to an end in Austria, and I was facing a choice between lockdown in the UK or lockdown in Austria when I received an Instagram message from Josh at Bali productions. The tourism board was filming a new tourism campaign based around action sports and were in need of a kayaker…

01
Feb

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.

12
Jan

What Am I Going to Do With All This Time?

During the UK lockdown, we focused fully on a single project. Authoring a book for coaches of all Adventure Sports disciplines, that draws together academic research, real-world experience, and current coaching practice in one volume…

12
Oct

The Box: The Heart of the Clark’s Fork of the Yellowstone River

When I close my eyes and think back on the time I spent in The Box this summer, I can’t help but smile. I can still feel the butterflies and fire rooted within as I commit to the first big rapid of the trip. I can hear the water pick up as it forces its way naturally through the boulders evaporating into the air as it crests over the surface. I can feel the warmth of the sunshine on my face as I take a ‘Leap of Faith.’ This is a trip I’ll never forget.

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