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Rivers on the Rise with Mcquade Andrade

SUP Magazine (24 min. ago) - Back in the day, his great grandfather surfed North Shore and was buddies with Duke Kahanamoku. Now, McQuade Andrade takes his heritage to the river. Born in Hawaii, thirteen-year-old McQuade now lives in Ogden, Utah, and continues his family’s surfing tradition hundreds of miles from the ocean.  read more...

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Seattle Sports Bilge pump: Seattle Sports Bilge Pump

YakAngler (1 hour ago) - A bilge pump has very little use for a SOT kayaker but for those that use hybrids or sit insides, it can come in very handy. A wave over the bow, strong rain or even just exiting and entering a boat like an Ultimate, Commander or Kilroy can leave a lot of water in the floor. This pump will help to remove it quickly without having to remove all your gear to flip and drain the water.  read more...

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Astral Ronny Fisher PFD

YakAngler (2 hrs. ago) - I purchased this PFD for the specific reason of reviewing it. I love my NRS Chinook and don't think anything can get me to change. This PFD however has me thinking.  read more...

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Casper Steinfath Looks Ahead to Season 2015

SUPracer (3 hrs. ago) - Great interview with everyone’s favourite viking, Casper Steinfath, looking ahead at the 2015 season and beyond. Some interesting insights about the ISA, the Olympics and unity among the athletes.  read more...

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Samantha Christen’S Jackson Kayak Journey 13.5

Canoe Kayak (4 hrs. ago) - Early in her paddling career, Samantha Christen, 44, a teacher living in Chattanooga, Tennessee, preferred a long touring kayak. A friend tried to convince her to take his Jackson Kayak Journey 13.5 for a paddle, but one look at its short waterline made her conclude that “it would paddle like a barge.  read more...

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11 hrs. agoKayak Angler Magazine Snapper Happy
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14 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Green Infrastructure Proposed to Clean the Susquehanna
15 hrs. agoICF Historic Dusi victory for Birkett
16 hrs. agoICF 40-club looms for Dusi birthday boy Briggs
17 hrs. agoSUPboarder New Euro Tour SUP racing series adds more structure to SUP racing
17 hrs. agoCKS Blog Kokatat Maximus Centurion Rescue PFD Review
19 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Can the Colorado Water Plan work?
21 hrs. agoInternational Rafting Federation Best rivers in the World for rafting
23 hrs. agoRené Seindal Who’s affected by the new prohibitions in Venice
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Feb 25Standup Journal World’S First Underground Sup Race to Be Held in The Swiss Alps
Feb 25SUPboarder The Lovers’ Stephane Etienne & Nicole Boronat, & the best swell in 10 years
Feb 25Confluence Wilderness Systems Introduces Two Ultralite Kayaks to Spring 2015 Lineup
Feb 25Nikki Rekman Cultus Lake Summer SUP Series
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Feb 25unsponsored Reader’s Rides 2015 – Oliver Duggan
Feb 25Sportscene Historic Dusi marathon victory for Andy Birkett
Feb 25YakAngler Hobie Sidekick Ama Outriggers Kit
Feb 25Jackson Kayak My First Tournament of 2015
Feb 25A whole bunch of Ing's Finally
Feb 25worldkayak blogs February Fun in The Sun in The Pnw?
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Feb 24Paddling Instructor How Many NFL Stadiums Can You Visit by Kayak Only?
Feb 24Larry Cain Performing the Exit Correctly to Maintain Speed Between Strokes
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Feb 24Confluence Paddle Nation Grants: Inspiring a New Generation of Paddlesport Enthusiasts
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