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Big Wave Freestyle – Montreal en Eau-Vive 2014

Jackson Kayak (42 min. ago) - After a 4 hour drive from the Ottawa River with Kalob Grady and James Metcalfe , we arrived in Montréal around midnight. The event, Montreal en Eau-Vive, lured us with a few great perks which included some great surf waves, jet skis, and 2 Whitewater Grand Prix qualifying spots. There were a lot of rumors leading up to what exactly would be happening, but the most common was the freestyle portion on a wave called “Mavericks.”\  read more...

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Jake Jensen, Karla Gilbert Win The Queensland State Titles BOP Race

SUPracer (1 hour ago) - In Friday's Battle of the Paddle-style course race, it was Jake Jensen taking out the Open Men's division while Karla Gilbert was the quickest of the ladies. Jake's win comes just a couple of days after he stepped off the plane following his Showdown/Gorge adventure.      read more...

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Hudson River Paddle Part 7 - Day 2 On the River: Bronck Island to N. Tivoli Bay

Frogma (2 hrs. ago) - Another long day, this time about 27 miles. Here's my 8/12 journal entry, with pictures thrown in. Italics indicate tonight's notes on the day:  A mixed day today - woke up to a glorious sunrise (yay!) then fell back to sleep and got on the river late again. OK, 8 am is less late than 10 (my Waterford start time) but it was so calm at 6 and by 8 I found myself fighting a nasty headwind.   read more...

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Experiences in The Everglades

Kayak Fishing the Everglades (3 hrs. ago) - I'm often asked, especially by clients about my experiences with spending so much time and kayak fishing out in The Everglades. I have my share of stories to tell along with some unusual experiences but rarely have I ever felt threatened being around alligators, sharks and other wildlife, including manatees, but there have been many exciting times.  read more...

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Paddling NYC for Austism: SeaPaddleNYC

Kialoa (4 hrs. ago) - Trish, a Brooklyn native and now living in Key West, FL, was preparing for her third SEA Paddle NYC. Her passion as a SUP instructor and nature lover has enabled her to make a positive difference the lives of so many. SeaPaddleNYC gives her yet another opportunity to do so. With the support of Trish, and many local friends, Maryann began her journey to this challenging event which is a 25 mile paddle challenge under the Brooklyn Bridge.  read more...

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20 hrs. agoSeth Ashworth Summer-Daze on the Ottawa
23 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Oahu’s SUP Ban Proposal Withdrawn
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Aug 31Martina Wegman Slalom Buzz
Aug 31World Paddle Association 2014 WPA World Championship Travel Discounts
Aug 31YakAngler My vacation to the Pacific Northwest, and my largest wild king salmon
Aug 31Outdoor Industry Association Proposed Development Plans could negatively impact the Grand Canyon
Aug 30AirKayaks Tales to Tell: A Hiking and Kayaking Journey Across Iceland
Aug 30International Rivers The State of the World's Rivers
Aug 30Riviera Paddlesurf Gorge Paddle Challenge - 2014
Aug 30Badfish SUP SUP Footwork for Running Rivers
Aug 30worldkayak Dnr to Cartecay River Experience
Aug 30ACA Welcome New ACA Staff Member - Hillary
Aug 30Simon Wyndham Rivering A Different Kind of Kayaking Documentary.
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Aug 30SUP Magazine The Board Size Debate Continues
Aug 30Log of Ibi River-Running Sphinx Moth
Aug 29SherriKayaks Accessories for Stand-up Paddleboards
Aug 29Atlantic Paddle Surfing Morning Session At Sfb
Aug 29Confluence Confluence Named Vendor of the Year
Aug 29Team USA 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships
Aug 29unsponsored The Pyranha 9R On The Green Narrows
Aug 29ACA Why You Should Give SUP Yoga a Try
Aug 29Rapid Media Gsi Outdoors Commuter Java Press
Aug 29Costa Rica Rios Whitewater Kayaking Season Is Almost Upon Us
Aug 29Kayak Angler Magazine Buckeye Fishing Trail Results
Aug 28Kayak Angler Magazine Win this SOG Bladelight from Kayak Angler
Aug 28Kayak Angler Magazine Topwater Slob
Aug 28ICF Young paddlers skills tested in Nanjing
Aug 28Nikki Rekman SUP and the Shuswap River with Eli Fischbuch
Aug 28Rapid Media NRS Axiom Glove Review
Aug 28Frogma Hudson River Paddle Part 5 and a Half
Aug 28SUP Magazine Anderson and Baxter Dominate At The Gorge
Aug 28Tony Paradise Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades
Aug 28SUP Magazine Ocean Rodeo Announces A Tofino SUP Retreat
Aug 28SUP Magazine Andrew Logreco Signs with YOLO Paddles
Aug 28unsponsored Whitewater Geology Episode 2: Lower Meadow
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