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Day With an Old Friend

Jackson Kayak (15 min. ago) - It had been a year and a day since we lost our friend, Mooch, to a long and bravely fought battle to cancer. A year before, a few of us were to get together for a fish and chill with our friend at one of his favorite lakes here in northern California, but unfortunately he went into the hospital for the last time days before the trip.  read more...

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Brazilians dominate the H2H today

International Rafting Federation (1 hour ago) - With the temperature around a hot and sweaty 40 degrees, the teams competed on the Itaipu Channel, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, in the H2H discipline of the R4 Rafting World Championship 2014 Open and Masters. Brazil took a clean sweep of old the gold medals on offer – Open Men, Open Women and Masters Men.  read more...

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Johnny Got His Rain Jacket on

A whole bunch of Ing's (2 hrs. ago) - Consternation by talking heads shrouded with common sense advice to survive the storm. I turned off the media fury over hurricane Gonzalo grabbed my drysuit and took to the brine. A stiff southern wind gusting to 50km/hr; warm gulf air being pushed ahead of the approaching storm.  read more...

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Interview with Olympic Sprint Champion and mother Krisztina Fazekas-Zur

Sportscene (3 hrs. ago) - Olympic Champion Krisztina Fazekas-Zur had only managed to go home and visit her family in Hungary for a week before she left again Tuesday 30 September for California in order to start preparations for the 2015 racing season.  read more...

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Canyon Creek – Race Day

Rafting Life (4 hrs. ago) - After thinking I had booked in to race both days of the Northwest Creeking Comp, it was not to be. Having missed out on the 2nd day of racing i decided to take my camera and take my time paddling down the canyon. It gave me an opportunity to enjoy the river, watch people paddle very fast down the river, see some fun and also interesting lines. I’m breaking the photos into groups.  read more...

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8 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet And Another Thing The Day I Earned My Pie
10 hrs. agoSW Sea Kayaking Magpie River Diary
10 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet Oriental to Beaufort 2014
12 hrs. agoRapid Media Fishing Skill: Go With the Flow
14 hrs. agoRapid Magazine Blog Professional Aerials Advance Whitewater Filmmaking
16 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Peruvian SUP Pleasures
18 hrs. agoNRS Duct Tape Diaries A Summer in the Arctic: Canoeing the Back River
21 hrs. agoSUPboarder Kai Bates Peru Paradise
23 hrs. agoStandup Journal Take a Sup journey along the Beautiful Peruvian coastline
Oct 19SUPracer Toby Cracknell, Karla Gilbert Win Day One Australian Sup Titles
Oct 19American Rivers River Restoration Adventure with Sierra Native Youth
Oct 19SUP Magazine Schweitzer At Huntington
Oct Decay on Ailsa Craig.
Oct 19Exploring Elements Overland Expo East 2014
Oct 19Frogma Are You Ready For Winter Boating? Find out at New York Kayak Company, Saturday, 10/18/2014
Oct 18Playak Running It Blind Erik Weihenmayer, Lonnie Bedwell Kayak Grand Canyon Blind
Oct 18Kokatat Blog The Toaroha
Oct 18SUPracer Behind The Scenes with The Young Guns of Stand Up Paddling
Oct 18Jackson Kayak College Kayak Fishing Series Event 1 Kiser Lake
Oct 18Jackson Kayak Rio Nevados Pucon Chile Birthday Party
Oct 18Jackson Kayak Hawg Days of September
Oct 18American Rivers Tire Whispering on the Winooski River
Oct 18SUPracer How To Lose Your Board And Your World Series Title Hopes In One Go
Oct 17unsponsored Shane’s Take – Liquidlogic Kayaks Flying Squirrel
Oct 17Michele Ramazza How to paddle through waves
Oct 17British SUP Association Bsupa National Championships 4/5 October 2014
Oct 17SUP Magazine 2014 Suws Finals Sprint Race Highlights
Oct 17Rapid Media OceanGrip Partners with Native Watercraft
Oct 17International Rivers PR - International Groups Demand New EIA for Lower Sesan 2 Dam
Oct 17Glide SUP Chris Knoles on how Yoga and Sup connected
Oct 17Starboard Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer Wins Sprint Race at Turtle Bay
Oct 17AirKayaks Choosing a Pump for Your High-Pressure Inflatable Sup Paddle Board
Oct 17Canoe Kayak Doug Green - The Dreamer
Oct 17Canoe Kayak Extra Ordinary Paddlers Our Salute to Everyday Legends
Oct 16WWTCC Typhoon Equator Drysuit
Oct 16SUP Magazine Izzi Gomez Standup World Tour Champion
Oct 16International Rafting Federation Open and Masters World Rafting Champs begin in Brazil
Oct 16Canoe Kayak The Upper St. John River
Oct 16Alpin Action Team Peakuk 2014 Collection by Andrej Bijuklic
Oct 16Am. Whitewater Virginia Stream Access Check-In
Oct 16Rob Casey Paddlers Guide for Tracking Shipping Traffic
Oct 16Kokatat Blog Kalama Falls
Oct 16Trash Paddler Poking Around the Upper Concord

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