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Tag Archive: Pyranha Ripper

03
May

You Can’t Use That on There!

A few years ago there seemed to be a widely accepted belief that in order to kayak down harder rivers you needed a creekboat. A big one!

09
Sep

3 Glorious Years of Ripping it Up

October this year (2020) will mark 3 years since the first Ripper left the mould; to mark the occasion, we decided to catch up with Bren Orton to find out what impact it’s had on his paddling…

18
Oct

Summer Fun

2019 has been the best year in my short kayaking experience. I’m 14 and this year has been the one where I finally started to push myself to try new disciplines and develop my white water skills.

05
Jun

Tom’s Top Tips for Tailees

John Lennon once said, ‘Someone getting vertical in their boat is either really into kayaking, or knows someone who is really into kayaking…’

18
May

Tuck Fest 2019

Tuck Fest is a packed schedule of whitewater kayaking, climbing, trail running, mountain biking, and adventure racing.

08
Feb

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.

05
Jan

A Whole New Love for the Ripper!

The Ripper is the best choice of kayak for people looking to learn how to whitewater kayak, not just bimble down over the top, but learn how to ride every part of it and shred every rapid.

17
Oct

And the Winner Is…

We gave the judges at PADDLEexpo 2018 a hard time by showcasing a whole heap of newness, including the Fusion Duo and 12R, but fittingly it was the boat we’ve been humbled to see paddlers across the globe beaming from ear to ear in since we released it in early 2018, the Ripper, which claimed …

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22
Jun

How to Stern Squirt!

I absolutely love this trick, there is nothing more awesome than the feeling of sliding the tail of your kayak into the eddy line, feeling the power of the river engage on your tail, have the nose of your kayak fly up into the air and be spinning vertically down the river. The Tailee requires …

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06
Jun

The Pyranha Ripper: A Modern Icon

When the concept of the Ripper started being discussed I was immediately very excited. A boat that paddled like a slalom boat, played like an old school playboat, and ran rivers like a creek boat. The key features had to add up to a boat that you could not only spend hours doing tailies looking …

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