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Pyranha Memories: Albert Kerr Wins Gold at the 1977 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, Spittal

In July, it will be 40 years since Albert Kerr from Carlisle Canoe Club, won the World Slalom Championships in Spittal Austria, using a Pyranha Elite Equipe. Albert’s super-human performance was a surprise to many, though not to those of us who knew him; the local paper the next day was headlined, ‘Mr. Nobody Wins …

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I’ve just got back from an incredible time in the Alps. If you can’t be bothered reading about it scroll down for the video… It all started out in Italy, which was great fun. Lots of small slides and drops. I was joining Dom Burrow who had already been there for a while so within …

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Happy Shiva Times

Thanks to quite a bit of rain here in southern Germany within the last weeks water levels are rising and I’m enjoying it a lot! It was therefore time to take my new Shiva out for a couple of more sessions on some of our classic runs in the Alps. The photos of the action pro …

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More Euro tripping…

Bex leading the way on the Soca It’s been a few weeks since Bex and I packed up the van and left the rivers of the French Alps, and it’s been a busy few weeks.  Starting with a week of work and play in Slovenia, we met up with Chris and Tom at the Soca …

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Paddling in Austria

I spent cuple of days with my Burn in Austiria. We pallded in Kopentraun, Untertalbach, Lammer, Loferbach etc. The water level was little higher, but it was fun.