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Ane Zulaika Aranburu secures the sprint racing overall event and European Cup Victories

Standup Journal (27 min. ago) - In the intimidating conditions, the women stepped up to be counted, with Ane posting a 1st and two 2nds across the best of 3 heat format adopted for the women’s division today. This gave her the sprint racing win, but also the overall event win, with the tie with 2nd place finisher Manca Notar (Naish) being broken like in Finland and Barcelona through a relative time comparison between long distance and sprint racing.  read more...

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Never Give Up America’S Cup Winner Jimmy Spithill on The Molokai 2 Oahu Sup Challenge

Standup Journal (27 min. ago) - Bluesmiths announces the release of Never Give Up a short documentary film about the experiences of James Jimmy Spithill in the Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships.  read more...

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APEs Big Laurel FB9 Creeking Trip Report

worldkayak (1 hour ago) - The week of July 13th, 2015 was filled with heavy rains in the southeast which got many creeks and rivers up and running at very healthy flows during the week! Big Laurel stayed above 1’-0” on the gauge Monday-Wednesday with all the rain. This setup a possibility for the run to hold for a Saturday trip.  read more...

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The Magic and Mighty Rogue River

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - My love affair with kayaking started long ago, about 21 years ago to be exact, and I can trace its start to the 4 days of kayak instruction I received through Sundance Kayak School on the Rogue River in Oregon.  read more...

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River Garry – Boater X 2015

unsponsored (2 hrs. ago) - The Garry Boater-X is in its 3rd year, held on the dam-release River Garry near Fort Augustus and organised by Kevin Barclay and Daryn Hubbucks in association with the SCA, Pillow Rock and Go Kayaking Scotland. This year, the competition was attended by 41 men, 18 ladies and many more spectators. Here’s a little write-up from my first experience of boater-x. The Garry Boater-X 2015 was a truly well-organised event. A friendly host of mainly Scottish paddlers were welcoming on arrival at the river and despite knowing very few other people on arrival, by the time the last finals were held, it seemed that everyone knew everyone despite some fierce rivalries and intense competition! There’s even a race villain (Mr Fleming) who’s dirty tricks merit ‘boos’ and hi...  read more...

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