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2015 ACA National Awards - Maine Island Trail Association

ACA (54 min. ago) - The Maine Island Trail Association, based out of Portland, ME has just been announced as a 2015 recipient of the prestigious ACA Green Paddle for Waterway Conservation Award. This award is presented annually to an individual or a group that has made an outstanding contribution to paddlesport by protecting America's waterways.  read more...

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How To Pre-Game Your Workouts

Laird Hamilton (1 hour ago) - Making time for a workout can be a challenge for all of us, and because the amount of time we can dedicate is usually short, it’s tempting to dive right into that day’s lifts, sprints, or circuits. But any good trainer or pro athlete will tell you never begin a session cold. Asking your body to go from calm to full-tilt is how injuries happen. I often see guys at the gym struggle with what to do to warm up – going through halfhearted stretches, a couple of toe touches, maybe a few jumping jacks.  read more...

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The Great Gauley Festival

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - Gauley Festival is one of my favorite annual events held on the Famous Gauley River in West Virginia. It is a high volume, dam release river, that flows on schedule in the fall.  read more...

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Hurricane Joaquin to Hit Maryland on Monday October 5, 2015

Distressed Mullet (1 hour ago) - Hurricane Joaquin is on its way for Maryland on Monday October 5, 2015 and it will bring 50+ mm of Rain and the Winds will Be Very Strong and it will Bring Big Waves Crashing the Shores of Maryland Including Ocean City and the Hurricane Joaquin is Working on its way Maryland it will Bring a ton of Wind Driven read more The post Hurricane Joaquin to Hit Maryland on Monday October 5, 2015 appeared first on Distressed Mullet.  read more...

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The Quest To Be King Of New York!

Exploring Elements (1 hour ago) - The King of New York is THE premier race series in the Northeast, and kicks off every year on Labor Day weekend on the Racquette and Beaver Rivers in New York. Some of the best paddlers, ranging from the Southeast US to Quebec, travel as far as 17 hours for this weekend of top shelf whitewater. In my opinion, it is quite possibly the best paddling weekend of the year, boasting multiple sections of whitewater with challenging drops and slides sure to excite even the most narcoleptic of paddlers.  read more...

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