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OH
Hometown
Columbus
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do to you, as you do with me

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Occupation: Care giver -
Age: 54

As a paddler -caver -I have many had base camps, at several water sheds -since starting whitewater in 1971. I have lived mostly in Ohio, PA. & KY..
Started paddling Whitewater in 1970-my father, James R., he built 14 -K-1's in the garage, for his two sons,(Dale & Dean) and B.A. Troop 376, of the east side of Cols., Ohio.
The J.R. boat is still in to the garage...in great condition.

As of 80-81, I have paddled C-1...and about 9 years of C-2, Partners were Pamela S. Dillion.of Ohio, Ray M. of Green bay,Wis. and my daughters, Julie and Susanna.

Current paddling:
The 'Park and Surf' work outs in my C-1,
Best run-the Meadow Run in Yough River, MD.


AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

·National Award: Commodore's Award for efforts by American Canoe Association

Official Recognition by Governor Voinovich for exemplary efforts promoting volunteerism.

·National Award: produced September 1994 National Safe Boating Council
Chair Award.

·National Finalist-1994 TELLY AWARD for The National Livery Safety System.

·Developed training and public education program The Awareness Boating Series for The Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

·Whitewater River Instructor -America Canoe Association and American Red
Cross-1983 to 1993.

·River Rescue/Swift Water Training: ODNR Watercraft-1983 to 1994.

Cave Guide (seasonal)
Laurel Caverns-Uniontown, PA. (02 - 06)
Guide clients into wild cave, through 3.2 miles of cave system, for
three-hour tours.

First Responder trained and certificated '82-'86-&-'03-'05.

Best -Movie ever-The King of Hearts with Allen Bates. -

I have lived a lifestyle in WHITEWATER Canoe river running, adding, caving, the last 10 years (5 or so as a cave guide).

Best Regards,
Dale

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Open Canoe the Life Video from dale briggs footage - This is footage of the current Era of Open Canoeists. Shot in the Tennessee Tellico Plains-on the Tellico River at very low water level in March of 2014. Durning a yearly ALF Canoe Event..
Added: 5 hrs. ago.


Smith River Dustin Hinlke SUP & Pamela Manyard OC1 Featured - Video by dale briggs footage Work out run on the Smith River from the Sports Complex to Murroweone Cteek..
Added: Jul 24.


Trails of the Dragon North Carolina Video from dale briggs footage - 318 curves in 11 miles..
Added: Jul 23.


SUP Skills Workout Smith River Video by dale briggs footage - Featuring Dale Swanson SUP paddler. This footage is a example that growth into larger-bigger classes of river running should be slowly developed. Technique and training is the only truly....
Added: Jul 18.


Smith River Skills Workout Pamela Maynard OC1 Dale Swanson SUP - Featuring Pamela Maynard OC1 and Dale Swanson SUP Video by dale briggs footage..
Added: Jul 17.

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