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Russell Forkin

Jackson Kayak (53 min. ago) - Yesterday was the 19th annual Russell Fork Race. The Russell Fork river is one of my favorites. Its relatively high volume, technical, and really fun! This race is always exactly one week before the Green Race and serves as a little warm up for the big show.  read more...

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Damariscove Island

Sea Kayak Stonington (1 hour ago) - We launched from Ocean Point just south of East Boothbay -Rebecca, Barb, Julie and I and headed south, pointed toward the Ram Island lighthouse across a half-mile channel that, in the summertime would have been cluttered with fancy picnic boats but now lay steely and calm, hardly another boat around.  read more...

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Hovie SUP with 1st place finishes at the WPA Championships

Hovie SUP (2 hrs. ago) - The Hovie SUP Comet race team had a great showing at the WPA Championships on Oct 25 - 26 2014 in St. Petersburg FL at the Sirata Beach Resort. With a national field of over 125 SUP paddlers and a perfectly run event, the racing came down to many near photo finishes. Hovie SUP team paddlers took four 1st place finishes, three 2nd place finishes and two 3rd place finishes.  read more...

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Guide Training in Baja

Kokatat Blog (3 hrs. ago) - What a start for the year! I've got an invitation to work on some guide training with Baja Outdoor Adventures in La Paz, Mexico. The weather in the UK was pretty dire, so to be in shorts and a t-shirt in warm waters within 12 hours was a real treat.  read more...

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739,794 Comments and Counting to Support Clean Water

American Rivers (3 hrs. ago) - 739,794 comments have been written in support of the finalization of the EPA and Army Corps proposed rule, Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ Under the Clean Water Act.  read more...

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