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Samana Fest 2018 - save the samana

The Samaná Fest is an atypical event celebrating for the fifth year in a row, the last free flowing river of Antioquia, The Rio Samaná.
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Dry Tortugas National Park
   May 31, 2018

Dry Tortugas National Park


by Holcombe Family

Deep in the heart of the Gulf of Mexico lies a hidden, magical island, seventy miles off the coast of Key West.

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   May 31, 2018

Dry Tortugas National Park


by Holcombe Family
Women’s Movement Takes to the Water
   May 30, 2018

Women’s Movement Takes to the Water


by Haven Livingston

Building confidence on the water translates directly to a greater sense of confidence in the rest of life.

Building confidence on the water translates directly to a greater sense of confidence in the rest of life.

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   May 30, 2018
   05/30/18

Women’s Movement Takes to the Water


by Haven Livingston
   May 30, 2018

Self Support Grand Adventure


by Emily Jackson

A self-support kayak trip down the Grand Canyon is an opportunity to see nature in some of its rawest forms. To connect with the outdoors, disconnect from everything else and to use a river to carry you through your adventures.

A self-support kayak trip down the Grand Canyon is an opportunity to see nature in some of its rawest forms. To connect with the outdoors,...

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   May 30, 2018
   05/30/18

Self Support Grand Adventure


by Emily Jackson
Emily Jackson
Developing Your Underwater Composure
   May 03, 2018

Developing Your Underwater Composure


by Ben Morton

Five exercises to develop comfort underwater

Five exercises to develop comfort underwater

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   May 03, 2018
   05/03/18

Developing Your Underwater Composure


by Ben Morton
   May 02, 2018

A First for the Nile


by Jessie Stone

Seventy Ugandans paddle down the Nile – a first for all involved

Seventy Ugandans paddle down the Nile – a first for all involved

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   May 02, 2018
   05/02/18

A First for the Nile


by Jessie Stone
Jessie Stone
The Azure
   May 01, 2018

The Azure


by Nate Klema

Four paddlers search for whitewater in the remote Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia.

Four paddlers search for whitewater in the remote Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia.

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   May 01, 2018
   05/01/18

The Azure


by Nate Klema
Spring Rain
   April 30, 2018

Spring Rain


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell

Spring season means warmer weather, blooming flowers and longer days. In the Southeast, spring also means rain and kayaking.

Spring season means warmer weather, blooming flowers and longer days. In the Southeast, spring also means rain and kayaking.

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   April 30, 2018
   04/30/18

Spring Rain


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell
How to improve your front surf skills (Video)
   April 26, 2018

How to improve your front surf skills (Video)


by Seth Ashworth

In this video, Seth Ashworth gives us some simple tips on how to improve your front surfing skills.

In this video, Seth Ashworth gives us some simple tips on how to improve your front surfing skills.

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   April 26, 2018
   04/26/18

How to improve your front surf skills (Video)


by Seth Ashworth
Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland
   April 02, 2018

Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland


by Steve Ruskay

The best stories are always found where you least expect them.

The best stories are always found where you least expect them.

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   April 02, 2018
   04/02/18

Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland


by Steve Ruskay
Save The Callaghan
   April 02, 2018

Save The Callaghan


by Liam Fournier

The Callaghan River just outside of Whistler BC, has always been a highly acclaimed piece of whitewater and is the keystone to the paddling community surrounding it. For years the river has had a looming threat of a Hydro project being developed.

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   April 02, 2018

Save The Callaghan


by Liam Fournier
   March 29, 2018

3 Ways to improve your Boof stroke (Video)


by Seth Ashworth

A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed out of drops.

A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed...

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   March 29, 2018
   03/29/18

3 Ways to improve your Boof stroke (Video)


by Seth Ashworth
Seth Ashworth
UNLEASHED Uganda
   March 01, 2018

UNLEASHED Uganda


by Kalob Grady

In early January, 29 athletes from 12 diverse countries converged upon the longest river in the world for UNLEASHEDxUganda

In early January, 29 athletes from 12 diverse countries converged upon the longest river in the world for UNLEASHEDxUganda

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   March 01, 2018
   03/01/18

UNLEASHED Uganda


by Kalob Grady
   February 23, 2018

How to use the skeg in a Sea Kayak (Video)


by Eike Köhler

With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you have never seen before.

With the use of waterproof mics, drone and GoPro camera, Eike Köhler creates a unique video to explain the skeg in a way you...

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   February 23, 2018
   02/23/18

How to use the skeg in a Sea Kayak (Video)


by Eike Köhler
Eike Köhler
Stress-Free Musky Trip
   February 01, 2018

Stress-Free Musky Trip


by Rob Choi

A stress free, easy going fishing trip on my day off without the weight of a goal attached.

A stress free, easy going fishing trip on my day off without the weight of a goal attached.

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   February 01, 2018
   02/01/18

Stress-Free Musky Trip


by Rob Choi
Winter Stand-up Paddling in Howe Sound
   January 31, 2018

Winter Stand-up Paddling in Howe Sound


by Norm Hann

Winds will shut off during the winter allowing for beautiful afternoons padding glassy waters.

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   January 31, 2018

Winter Stand-up Paddling in Howe Sound


by Norm Hann
How to Build Emotional Resilience on the Water
   January 29, 2018

How to Build Emotional Resilience on the Water


by Anna Levesque

When you experience a difficult, disappointing or scary situation on the water how quickly do you recover? Are you able to let it roll off your back and feel empowered to paddle on? No matter your answer, know that you can increase your resilience with practice.

When you experience a difficult, disappointing or scary situation on the water how quickly do you recover? Are you able to let it roll off...

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   January 29, 2018
   01/29/18

How to Build Emotional Resilience on the Water


by Anna Levesque
   January 15, 2018

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives

There is something powerful about separating ourselves entirely from that which is familiar and for us as human terrestrial creatures, the watery world of the ocean is as unknown and foreign as can be.

There is something powerful about separating ourselves entirely from that which is familiar and for us as human terrestrial creatures, the watery world of the...

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   January 15, 2018
   01/15/18

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives
Kate Hives
BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)
   January 15, 2018

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)


by Aquabatics Calgary

For those looking to get into recreational lake or mellow river paddling the gear options can seem very overwhelming.

For those looking to get into recreational lake or mellow river paddling the gear options can seem very overwhelming.

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   January 15, 2018
   01/15/18

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)


by Aquabatics Calgary
   December 22, 2017

An Idol Review


by Chris Korbulic

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol changed my perception of how comfortable and functional a piece of gear can be.

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol...

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   December 22, 2017
   12/22/17

An Idol Review


by Chris Korbulic
Chris Korbulic
The Value of Education - The LTD Project
   December 22, 2017

The Value of Education - The LTD Project


by Cindy & Steve Scherrer

Steve Scherrer explains the concept of "LTD" long term development and the importance of learning proper technique for stand-up paddling.

Steve Scherrer explains the concept of "LTD" long term development and the importance of learning proper technique for stand-up paddling.

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   December 22, 2017
   12/22/17

The Value of Education - The LTD Project


by Cindy & Steve Scherrer
The Grand Family Trip
   December 04, 2017

The Grand Family Trip


by Darby McAdams

Everyone recognizes the iconic beauty of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River from photographs, or has read about it’s awe inspiring landscapes, but few people get to truly experience the incredible place.

Everyone recognizes the iconic beauty of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River from photographs, or has read about it’s awe inspiring landscapes, but...

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   December 04, 2017
   12/04/17

The Grand Family Trip


by Darby McAdams
How to Sweep Roll a Kayak (Video)
   November 26, 2017

How to Sweep Roll a Kayak (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary

Watch this 5 step video for tips on mastering the sweep roll!

Watch this 5 step video for tips on mastering the sweep roll!

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   November 26, 2017
   11/26/17

How to Sweep Roll a Kayak (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary
Moose Fest
   November 10, 2017

Moose Fest


by Seth Ashworth

A step by step guide on how to get the most out of Moose Fest

A step by step guide on how to get the most out of Moose Fest

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   November 10, 2017
   11/10/17

Moose Fest


by Seth Ashworth
Inside UNLEASHED
   November 07, 2017

Inside UNLEASHED


by Seth Ashworth

A photo gallery from UNLEASHED 2017 - a four stage kayak competition on the giant whitewater of Quebec and Ontario.

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   November 07, 2017

Inside UNLEASHED


by Seth Ashworth
   November 07, 2017

High Mountain Mackinaw & Burbot


by Brad Hole

YakFish TV Host Robert Field joined Kokatat Fishing Team Member Brad Hole in the Pacific Northwest to round out his 3 1/2 week kayak fishing road trip with a day at Lake Cle Elum catching Mackinaw Lake Trout and Burbot.

YakFish TV Host Robert Field joined Kokatat Fishing Team Member Brad Hole in the Pacific Northwest to round out his 3 1/2 week kayak fishing road trip...

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   November 07, 2017
   11/07/17

High Mountain Mackinaw & Burbot


by Brad Hole
Brad Hole
4000 Islands of Mekong River
   November 01, 2017

4000 Islands of Mekong River


by Sam Ellis

Big volume channels, small ‘creeky’ lines, and rowdy waterfalls; the Mekong River is a whitewater kayakers paradise.

Big volume channels, small ‘creeky’ lines, and rowdy waterfalls; the Mekong River is a whitewater kayakers paradise.

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   November 01, 2017
   11/01/17

4000 Islands of Mekong River


by Sam Ellis
   October 30, 2017

SUP and Climbing Expedition Along the Bruce Peninsula


by Christian Edie

Beautiful blue limestone cliffs topped by old-growth cedar forests tower above the crystal-clear turquoise water of Georgian Bay in Lake Huron. It’s a paddler and climber’s paradise.

Beautiful blue limestone cliffs topped by old-growth cedar forests tower above the crystal-clear turquoise water of Georgian Bay in Lake Huron. It’s a paddler...

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   October 30, 2017
   10/30/17

SUP and Climbing Expedition Along the Bruce Peninsula


by Christian Edie
Christian Edie
Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan
   October 30, 2017

Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan


by Laura Zulliger

Do some kayaking expeditions begin with food obsessions? Well, this one did. Discoveries from 6 weeks of paddling and eating in Taiwan

Do some kayaking expeditions begin with food obsessions? Well, this one did. Discoveries from 6 weeks of paddling and eating in Taiwan

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   October 30, 2017
   10/30/17

Sea Kayak Touring in Taiwan


by Laura Zulliger
Coaching notes from Taiwan
   October 28, 2017

Coaching notes from Taiwan


by Kelly Marie Henry

Lessons learned from teaching sea kayaking without speaking the language.

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   October 28, 2017

Coaching notes from Taiwan


by Kelly Marie Henry
Kokatat Dry Suits - A Fit for Every Woman (and man)
   October 26, 2017

Kokatat Dry Suits - A Fit for Every Woman (and man)


by Nikki Rekman

Not every technical apparel company understands that adventurous, female paddlers come in all shapes and sizes.

Not every technical apparel company understands that adventurous, female paddlers come in all shapes and sizes.

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   October 26, 2017
   10/26/17

Kokatat Dry Suits - A Fit for Every Woman (and man)


by Nikki Rekman
   October 11, 2017

How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary

In this video, we aim to take basic skills such as s-turns and eddy turns and help you use them as tools to slow your downstream momentum, (by generating cross current speed and using eddies and other features) and in turn, to give you better position control and more ‘time’ to plan your descent.

In this video, we aim to take basic skills such as s-turns and eddy turns and help you use them as tools to slow your...

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   October 11, 2017
   10/11/17

How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary
Aquabatics Calgary
2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium
   September 29, 2017

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium.

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak...

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   September 29, 2017
   09/29/17

2017 Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium


by Sean Morley
   September 29, 2017

SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT


by Norm Hann

Fishing for trophy Lake Trout in Northern Canada is a bucket-list item for many anglers. Lakers are well- known for being aggressive, often hitting lures multiple times. This is made all the more interesting when fishing from a SUP board.

Fishing for trophy Lake Trout in Northern Canada is a bucket-list item for many anglers. Lakers are well- known for being aggressive, often hitting lures...

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   September 29, 2017
   09/29/17

SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT


by Norm Hann
Norm Hann
Circumnavigating Gotland
   September 23, 2017

Circumnavigating Gotland


by Eike Köhler

Circumnavigating the largest island of Sweden.

Circumnavigating the largest island of Sweden.

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   September 23, 2017
   09/23/17

Circumnavigating Gotland


by Eike Köhler
Women’s Green River Takeover 2017
   September 12, 2017

Women’s Green River Takeover 2017


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell

Enjoy kayaking with other female paddlers? Check out the fun we had at the Women Takeover the Green event!

Enjoy kayaking with other female paddlers? Check out the fun we had at the Women Takeover the Green event!

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   September 12, 2017
   09/12/17

Women’s Green River Takeover 2017


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell
Now You’re in New York
   August 01, 2017

Now You’re in New York


by Austin Graham

A few weeks paddling on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.

A few weeks paddling on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.

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   August 01, 2017
   08/01/17

Now You’re in New York


by Austin Graham
New Zealand Part 2: South Island
   July 31, 2017

New Zealand Part 2: South Island


by Daniel Brasuell

With sour weather in the forecast, the helicopter runs were shut down, so we filled our time on other classic shuttle and hike runs.

With sour weather in the forecast, the helicopter runs were shut down, so we filled our time on other classic shuttle and hike runs.

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   July 31, 2017
   07/31/17

New Zealand Part 2: South Island


by Daniel Brasuell
Surf, Ocean and Rivers with Kokatat SUP Ambassador Norm Hann
   July 25, 2017

Surf, Ocean and Rivers with Kokatat SUP Ambassador Norm Hann


by Norm Hann

Norm Hann has introduced S.O.A.R (Surf, Ocean and Rivers) paddle camps with the aim to deliver an instructional, fun and progressive stand up paddle board training experience for sup enthusiasts, potential instructors or those goal setters looking for the opportunity for self-challenge and leadership training.

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   July 25, 2017

Surf, Ocean and Rivers with Kokatat SUP Ambassador Norm Hann


by Norm Hann
   July 19, 2017

A Paddling State of Mind


by Austin Graham

Four people passionate about protecting the outdoors endeavor on a trip of a lifetime to inspire others to explore the natural world.

Four people passionate about protecting the outdoors endeavor on a trip of a lifetime to inspire others to explore the natural world.

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   July 19, 2017
   07/19/17

A Paddling State of Mind


by Austin Graham
Austin Graham
How to Boof - 3 Basic Components (Video)
   July 17, 2017

How to Boof - 3 Basic Components (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary

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   July 17, 2017
   07/17/17

How to Boof - 3 Basic Components (Video)


by Aquabatics Calgary
   July 10, 2017

A Toothy Surprise


by Brad Hole

In today's society the term "Hybrid" is familiar to most. We drive Hybrid vehicles that use less fossil fuels. There are Hybrid fruits and vegetables that are seedless or disease resistant. And there are even Hybrid Fish...

In today's society the term "Hybrid" is familiar to most. We drive Hybrid vehicles that use less fossil fuels. There are Hybrid fruits and vegetables...

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   July 10, 2017
   07/10/17

A Toothy Surprise


by Brad Hole
Brad Hole
Apaporis Expedition
   July 03, 2017

Apaporis Expedition


by Chris Korbulic

For 19 days the team realized their dream of kayaking one of the most isolated rivers on earth through the Colombian Amazon...

For 19 days the team realized their dream of kayaking one of the most isolated rivers on earth through the Colombian Amazon...

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   July 03, 2017
   07/03/17

Apaporis Expedition


by Chris Korbulic
Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise
   July 02, 2017

Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise


by Holcombe Family

The Channel Islands are composed of a chain of eight islands (five of which make up the national park) off the coast of California stretching from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles

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   July 02, 2017

Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise


by Holcombe Family
A Review of the new Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX®
   July 02, 2017

A Review of the new Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX®


by Drew Gregory

In every scenario this paddling suit has made my time on the water safer and definitely more comfortable!

In every scenario this paddling suit has made my time on the water safer and definitely more comfortable!

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   July 02, 2017
   07/02/17

A Review of the new Supernova Angler made with GORE-TEX®


by Drew Gregory
   July 01, 2017

Paddling with the woman in black


by Justine Curgenven

Freya Hoffmeister, aka the ‘woman in black', has started kayaking around her 3rd continent, North America. Justine Curgenven joins her for a week paddling on Vancouver Island. How will the solo paddler react to company from another strong female expedition paddler?

Freya Hoffmeister, aka the ‘woman in black', has started kayaking around her 3rd continent, North America. Justine Curgenven joins her for a week paddling on...

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   July 01, 2017
   07/01/17

Paddling with the woman in black


by Justine Curgenven
Justine Curgenven
Anniversary Trip on Dinkey Creek
   June 30, 2017

Anniversary Trip on Dinkey Creek


by Daan Jimmink

Dinky Creek is a section of whitewater that is steep, continuous and remote. This was my third trip into this incredible place, but was different from previous trips.

Dinky Creek is a section of whitewater that is steep, continuous and remote. This was my third trip into this incredible place, but was different...

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   June 30, 2017
   06/30/17

Anniversary Trip on Dinkey Creek


by Daan Jimmink
   June 29, 2017

SUP Adventures in Florida


by Christian Edie

Florida is a great place to escape from the harsh winter months to find some unbelievable paddling adventures.

Florida is a great place to escape from the harsh winter months to find some unbelievable paddling adventures.

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   June 29, 2017
   06/29/17

SUP Adventures in Florida


by Christian Edie
Christian Edie
How to Pack a Kayaking First Aid Kit
   June 27, 2017

How to Pack a Kayaking First Aid Kit


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell

First aid and survival kits are an important part of paddling safety. Here's some advice on important items to pack in your first aid kit.

First aid and survival kits are an important part of paddling safety. Here's some advice on important items to pack in your first aid kit.

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   June 27, 2017
   06/27/17

How to Pack a Kayaking First Aid Kit


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell
Escaping winter in New Zealand – The North Island
   May 31, 2017

Escaping winter in New Zealand – The North Island


by Daniel Brasuell

What better way to spend a honeymoon than to travel to New Zealand and enjoy some classic sections of whitewater!

What better way to spend a honeymoon than to travel to New Zealand and enjoy some classic sections of whitewater!

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   May 31, 2017
   05/31/17

Escaping winter in New Zealand – The North Island


by Daniel Brasuell
Travel with a Paddle
   May 26, 2017

Travel with a Paddle


by Anna Levesque

Traveling with a paddle provides opportunities for adventure, self-knowledge and expanding our paddling community.

Traveling with a paddle provides opportunities for adventure, self-knowledge and expanding our paddling community.

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   May 26, 2017
   05/26/17

Travel with a Paddle


by Anna Levesque
Building Confidence through Competency
   May 23, 2017

Building Confidence through Competency


by Todd Johnstone-Wright

Competence is a perception that we can influence in others.

Competence is a perception that we can influence in others.

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   May 23, 2017
   05/23/17

Building Confidence through Competency


by Todd Johnstone-Wright
Spring into Bass of Eastern Washington
   May 22, 2017

Spring into Bass of Eastern Washington


by Brad Hole

The Seep Lakes of Eastern Washington are a paddler's paradise. Three kayak anglers escape Soggy Seattle for spectacular scenery and an early spring bass bite.

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   May 22, 2017

Spring into Bass of Eastern Washington


by Brad Hole
   May 18, 2017

The Magic of Springtime


by Kate Hives

When the tide is out the table is set

When the tide is out the table is set

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   May 18, 2017
   05/18/17

The Magic of Springtime


by Kate Hives
Kate Hives
Kiwis in Cali
   May 16, 2017

Kiwis in Cali


by Nikki Whitehead

When the weather gets cold in New Zealand the kiwis look for warmer temperatures.

When the weather gets cold in New Zealand the kiwis look for warmer temperatures.

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   May 16, 2017
   05/16/17

Kiwis in Cali


by Nikki Whitehead
   May 09, 2017

Sexy Seals - How to reseal your dry top gasket


by Jez

Ever wondered how to reseal your dry top? Here is an instructional video about how to replace your neck gasket on your dry top.

Ever wondered how to reseal your dry top? Here is an instructional video about how to replace your neck gasket on your dry top.

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   May 09, 2017
   05/09/17

Sexy Seals - How to reseal your dry top gasket


by Jez
Jez
Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace
   May 04, 2017

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace


by Bonnie Perry

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice, challenge, community, and acceptance.

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary series explores how women sea kayakers aspire to accomplish their paddling goals while exploring themes of spirituality, social justice,...

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   May 04, 2017
   05/04/17

Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary: Bonnie Perry -  Agency and Grace


by Bonnie Perry
The Art of Self Care for Women: Beyond Paddling
   May 01, 2017

The Art of Self Care for Women: Beyond Paddling


by Anna Levesque

Anna gives tips for daily stress management beyond the time that we get to spend on the water.

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   May 01, 2017

The Art of Self Care for Women: Beyond Paddling


by Anna Levesque
Double Down the Grand Canyon
   May 01, 2017

Double Down the Grand Canyon


by Jaime Sharp

A unique “Self Support” adventure down the famous Grand Canyon. Together in a 22 ft fiberglass double sea kayak, Jaime Sharp and Jillian Brown completed what has been called a world first self support journey, either way this was not your typical sea kayak trip.

A unique “Self Support” adventure down the famous Grand Canyon. Together in a 22 ft fiberglass double sea kayak, Jaime Sharp and Jillian Brown completed what...

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   May 01, 2017
   05/01/17

Double Down the Grand Canyon


by Jaime Sharp
   April 28, 2017

Going with the Flow


by Emily Jackson

Each spring Emily Jackson and husband Nick Troutrman pack up the family into their RV and hit the road in search or awesome kayaking opportunities.

Each spring Emily Jackson and husband Nick Troutrman pack up the family into their RV and hit the road in search or awesome kayaking opportunities.

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   April 28, 2017
   04/28/17

Going with the Flow


by Emily Jackson
Emily Jackson
Kayak Fishing Instructor’s Day Off
   April 27, 2017

Kayak Fishing Instructor’s Day Off


by Juan Veruete

What does a kayak fishing instructor do on his day off?

What does a kayak fishing instructor do on his day off?

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   April 27, 2017
   04/27/17

Kayak Fishing Instructor’s Day Off


by Juan Veruete
   April 25, 2017

The Upper Waiau


by Jess Matheson

The Waiau River is the 7th longest river in New Zealand at a mighty 217km.

The Waiau River is the 7th longest river in New Zealand at a mighty 217km.

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   April 25, 2017
   04/25/17

The Upper Waiau


by Jess Matheson
Jess Matheson
A Self Propelled SUP Surf Exploration of the Olympic Peninsula
   April 14, 2017

A Self Propelled SUP Surf Exploration of the Olympic Peninsula


by Jimmy Martinello

Jimmy Martinello explores the mysteries of the Olympic Peninsula coastline by SUP

Jimmy Martinello explores the mysteries of the Olympic Peninsula coastline by SUP

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   April 14, 2017
   04/14/17

A Self Propelled SUP Surf Exploration of the Olympic Peninsula


by Jimmy Martinello
Storm Gathering Aftermath
   April 07, 2017

Storm Gathering Aftermath


by Paul Kuthe

Every two years a storm of epic proportions blows through Trinidad, California. This year exuberant dry suit clad storm chasers caught what they were looking for!

Every two years a storm of epic proportions blows through Trinidad, California. This year exuberant dry suit clad storm chasers caught what they were looking...

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   April 07, 2017
   04/07/17

Storm Gathering Aftermath


by Paul Kuthe
Coin Toss
   April 05, 2017

Coin Toss


by Troy Meyerhoeffer

The NEKF Striper Shootout is a charity tournament based in Salem, MA and raises money for the make a wish foundation.

The NEKF Striper Shootout is a charity tournament based in Salem, MA and raises money for the make a wish foundation.

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   April 05, 2017
   04/05/17

Coin Toss


by Troy Meyerhoeffer
Colorado Kayaking in the Spring
   March 30, 2017

Colorado Kayaking in the Spring


by Kady Kellogg

A great way to see Colorado is by participating in kayaking events throughout the state during the spring runoff.

A great way to see Colorado is by participating in kayaking events throughout the state during the spring runoff.

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   March 30, 2017
   03/30/17

Colorado Kayaking in the Spring


by Kady Kellogg
The Maningory
   March 29, 2017

The Maningory


by Nate Klema

The epic second descent of Madagascar’s Maningory River

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   March 29, 2017

The Maningory


by Nate Klema
   March 28, 2017

A Day Of Indigo


by Tracey Ziomek

Getting away from it all in Stika, AK…even if just for a day!

Getting away from it all in Stika, AK…even if just for a day!

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   March 28, 2017
   03/28/17

A Day Of Indigo


by Tracey Ziomek
Tracey Ziomek
Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica
   March 28, 2017

Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica


by Justine Curgenven

Kokatat Team Member Justine Curgenven is back from a month long kayaking adventure in Antarctica.

Kokatat Team Member Justine Curgenven is back from a month long kayaking adventure in Antarctica.

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   March 28, 2017
   03/28/17

Seals, Penguins and Icebergs in Antarctica


by Justine Curgenven
   March 22, 2017

Storm Cag Review


by Bonnie Perry

My Most Essential Piece of Gear (that I’m not always wearing)

My Most Essential Piece of Gear (that I’m not always wearing)

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   March 22, 2017
   03/22/17

Storm Cag Review


by Bonnie Perry
Bonnie Perry
Travel Notes from Sulawesi –  a whitewater paradise in Indonesia
   March 13, 2017

Travel Notes from Sulawesi –  a whitewater paradise in Indonesia


by Florian Fischer

Exploring the whitewater on the island of Sulawesi in central Indonesia. Warm water, hot air and stunning whitewater.

Exploring the whitewater on the island of Sulawesi in central Indonesia. Warm water, hot air and stunning whitewater.

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   March 13, 2017
   03/13/17

Travel Notes from Sulawesi –  a whitewater paradise in Indonesia


by Florian Fischer
Feeling Small in Nepal - Upper Marsyangdi
   March 10, 2017

Feeling Small in Nepal - Upper Marsyangdi


by Chris Baer

Chris Baer takes a trip of a lifetime to the kayak among the tallest mountains in the world.

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   March 10, 2017

Feeling Small in Nepal - Upper Marsyangdi


by Chris Baer
The Real Jamaica
   March 01, 2017

The Real Jamaica


by Christian Edie

Jamaica offers endless amounts of paddling, cliff jumping, snorkeling and even some deep water solo rock climbing.

Jamaica offers endless amounts of paddling, cliff jumping, snorkeling and even some deep water solo rock climbing.

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   March 01, 2017
   03/01/17

The Real Jamaica


by Christian Edie
   February 28, 2017

Get it Repaired


by Seth Ashworth

We encourage our customers to utilize our service facilities to maintain the top performance of your Kokatat products.

We encourage our customers to utilize our service facilities to maintain the top performance of your Kokatat products.

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   February 28, 2017
   02/28/17

Get it Repaired


by Seth Ashworth
Seth Ashworth
Paddling with my Best Furry Friend
   February 27, 2017

Paddling with my Best Furry Friend


by Laura Vanderhoek

When I first met my dog Ahsoka, I couldn’t help but think how she was the perfect size for kayaking

When I first met my dog Ahsoka, I couldn’t help but think how she was the perfect size for kayaking

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   February 27, 2017
   02/27/17

Paddling with my Best Furry Friend


by Laura Vanderhoek
   February 24, 2017

Lessons From an Ice Boofer


by Holcombe Family

Winter paddling tips on how to dress to extend your whitewater paddling season

Winter paddling tips on how to dress to extend your whitewater paddling season

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   February 24, 2017
   02/24/17

Lessons From an Ice Boofer


by Holcombe Family
Holcombe Family - Peter, Kathy and Abby
Abyssmo Canyon Peru
   February 17, 2017

Abyssmo Canyon Peru


by Jakub Sedivy

The Abyssmo Canyon in Peru has long been on my mind, with stories about hard whitewater, siphons and steep sheer canyon walls provoking my imagination.

The Abyssmo Canyon in Peru has long been on my mind, with stories about hard whitewater, siphons and steep sheer canyon walls provoking my imagination.

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   February 17, 2017
   02/17/17

Abyssmo Canyon Peru


by Jakub Sedivy
3 Lakes Challenge on a Stand Up Paddleboard
   February 16, 2017

3 Lakes Challenge on a Stand Up Paddleboard


by Roger Chandler

Three countries, three lakes, and three days solo and unsupported. The second person to have achieved this 43 mile paddle journey on a stand up paddleboard, with a total time of 16 hours, 22 minutes.

Three countries, three lakes, and three days solo and unsupported. The second person to have achieved this 43 mile paddle journey on a stand up paddleboard,...

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   February 16, 2017
   02/16/17

3 Lakes Challenge on a Stand Up Paddleboard


by Roger Chandler
Take a kid fishing
   February 06, 2017

Take a kid fishing


by Rudy Tsukada

Fishing is a family outing for Rudy Tsukada and his fourteen year old daughter and ten year old son.

Fishing is a family outing for Rudy Tsukada and his fourteen year old daughter and ten year old son.

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   February 06, 2017
   02/06/17

Take a kid fishing


by Rudy Tsukada
Ecuador - a whitewater paradise
   February 03, 2017

Ecuador - a whitewater paradise


by Seth Ashworth

What you need to know to plan a whitewater kayak trip to Ecuador

What you need to know to plan a whitewater kayak trip to Ecuador

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   February 03, 2017
   02/03/17

Ecuador - a whitewater paradise


by Seth Ashworth
Holding Greenland
   February 03, 2017

Holding Greenland


by Steve Ruskay

The largest icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere are found in these waters, as well as some of the most diverse sea life.

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   February 03, 2017

Holding Greenland


by Steve Ruskay
   February 01, 2017

New Beginnings


by Emily Jackson

It’s not often we are faced with the opportunity to begin again.

It’s not often we are faced with the opportunity to begin again.

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   February 01, 2017
   02/01/17

New Beginnings


by Emily Jackson
Emily Jackson
There’s No Place like Home
   January 18, 2017

There’s No Place like Home


by Cindy & Steve Scherrer

“At home” means being relaxed and comfortable; in harmony with the surroundings; on familiar ground.

“At home” means being relaxed and comfortable; in harmony with the surroundings; on familiar ground.

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   January 18, 2017
   01/18/17

There’s No Place like Home


by Cindy & Steve Scherrer
   January 12, 2017

LUNA Sandals wins 2017 American Made Outdoor Gear Award


by Kokatat

LUNA Sandals was named the overall winner of the fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award.

LUNA Sandals was named the overall winner of the fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award.

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   January 12, 2017
   01/12/17

LUNA Sandals wins 2017 American Made Outdoor Gear Award


by Kokatat
Kokatat
Fall Kayaking in Quebec - part 2
   January 12, 2017

Fall Kayaking in Quebec - part 2


by Daniel Brasuell

Outside of outstanding creeking and large volume rivers, Quebec also offers Poutine.

Outside of outstanding creeking and large volume rivers, Quebec also offers Poutine.

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   January 12, 2017
   01/12/17

Fall Kayaking in Quebec - part 2


by Daniel Brasuell
Fall Kayaking in New York - part 1
   January 05, 2017

Fall Kayaking in New York - part 1


by Daniel Brasuell

Labor day weekend brings a plethora of boating to New York

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   January 05, 2017

Fall Kayaking in New York - part 1


by Daniel Brasuell
Samana Fest 2017 - Save the Samana
   January 04, 2017

Samana Fest 2017 - Save the Samana


by Jules Domine

Now more than ever, it's time to rally to save the Samana

Now more than ever, it's time to rally to save the Samana

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   January 04, 2017
   01/04/17

Samana Fest 2017 - Save the Samana


by Jules Domine
   January 03, 2017

How to do an S-Turn: Part 2


by Aquabatics Calgary

Video - The Aquabatics Calgary team walk you through the steps of how to perform an s-turn in a whitewater kayak.

Video - The Aquabatics Calgary team walk you through the steps of how to perform an s-turn in a whitewater kayak.

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   January 03, 2017
   01/03/17

How to do an S-Turn: Part 2


by Aquabatics Calgary
Aquabatics Calgary
Fish Longer By Staying Warmer
   December 30, 2016

Fish Longer By Staying Warmer


by Brad Hole

No matter what your skill set is on the water, cold air and water temperatures can be life threatening, and it’s best to always be prepared for the inevitable.

No matter what your skill set is on the water, cold air and water temperatures can be life threatening, and it’s best to always...

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   December 30, 2016
   12/30/16

Fish Longer By Staying Warmer


by Brad Hole
   December 29, 2016

Getting the girls out


by Ellie Wheat

Whitewater Ladies of Washington Fall Paddling Day

Whitewater Ladies of Washington Fall Paddling Day

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   December 29, 2016
   12/29/16

Getting the girls out


by Ellie Wheat
Ellie Wheat
South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur
   December 28, 2016

South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur


by Kate Hives

The 4th annual Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur kicks off the southern hemisphere’s paddling season with surfing, rock gardening and flatwater sea kayak courses.

The 4th annual Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur kicks off the southern hemisphere’s paddling season with surfing, rock gardening and flatwater sea kayak courses.

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   December 28, 2016
   12/28/16

South American Hotspot: Simposio de Kayak Pacifico Sur


by Kate Hives
Part 1:  Mid Stream S-Turn
   December 20, 2016

Part 1:  Mid Stream S-Turn


by Aquabatics Calgary

Video - This video is an instructional lesson from Aquabatics Calgary on how to perform s-turns in a whitewater kayak using mid stream features.

Video - This video is an instructional lesson from Aquabatics Calgary on how to perform s-turns in a whitewater kayak using mid stream features.

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   December 20, 2016
   12/20/16

Part 1:  Mid Stream S-Turn


by Aquabatics Calgary
How to gear up for Winter Kayaking
   December 15, 2016

How to gear up for Winter Kayaking


by Courtney Kerin

Some quick advice on how to dress for cold, winter paddling so you can still enjoy the magic of getting out on the water!

Some quick advice on how to dress for cold, winter paddling so you can still enjoy the magic of getting out on the water!

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   December 15, 2016
   12/15/16

How to gear up for Winter Kayaking


by Courtney Kerin
Machu Picchu Kayak Festival
   December 13, 2016

Machu Picchu Kayak Festival


by Kalob Grady

The first annual Machu Picchu Kayak Festival was held November 4-6th on the CocalMayo section of the incredible and remote Urubamba River.

The first annual Machu Picchu Kayak Festival was held November 4-6th on the CocalMayo section of the incredible and remote Urubamba River.

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   December 13, 2016
   12/13/16

Machu Picchu Kayak Festival


by Kalob Grady
How to Paddle with a Crazy Work Schedule
   December 07, 2016

How to Paddle with a Crazy Work Schedule


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell

Tips for sleep deprived kayaking

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   December 07, 2016

How to Paddle with a Crazy Work Schedule


by Diane Gaydos-Brasuell
   December 07, 2016

Stand Up Paddle in Antarctica


by Ben Jackson

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   December 07, 2016
   12/07/16

Stand Up Paddle in Antarctica


by Ben Jackson
Ben Jackson
The Hanging Stern Draw
   December 06, 2016

The Hanging Stern Draw


by Aquabatics Calgary

Video - Aquatics Calgary takes us through the process of performing the hanging stern draw

Video - Aquatics Calgary takes us through the process of performing the hanging stern draw

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   December 06, 2016
   12/06/16

The Hanging Stern Draw


by Aquabatics Calgary
   December 05, 2016

Great Alaskan Adventure: Homer - Source to Sea


by Holcombe Family

Famagogo - inspiring adventure family style. The Holcombe Family embarks on a source to sea adventure in Homer, Alaska

Famagogo - inspiring adventure family style. The Holcombe Family embarks on a source to sea adventure in Homer, Alaska

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   December 05, 2016
   12/05/16

Great Alaskan Adventure: Homer - Source to Sea


by Holcombe Family
Holcombe Family - Peter, Kathy and Abby
Exploring Zion National Park
   December 01, 2016

Exploring Zion National Park


by Holcombe Family

Zion National Park draws millions of visitors each year, but very few ever experience the maze of magical caverns that lay hidden deep within their walls.

Zion National Park draws millions of visitors each year, but very few ever experience the maze of magical caverns that lay hidden deep within their...

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   December 01, 2016
   12/01/16

Exploring Zion National Park


by Holcombe Family
Fall SUP Trip in the Adirondack Mountains
   November 30, 2016

Fall SUP Trip in the Adirondack Mountains


by Kevin Cullen

4 Days in the Adirondack Mountains for a family vacation is the perfect time to get back to climbing and paddling 5 weeks after knee injury.

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   November 30, 2016

Fall SUP Trip in the Adirondack Mountains


by Kevin Cullen
Catching Up With Quickie
   November 30, 2016

Catching Up With Quickie


by Kokatat

Adriene Levknecht grew up paddling in Greenville, South Carolina. This month she won her 8th Green Race, placing first in the women’s and top 10 overall, holding her hard earned title, Queen of the Green.

Adriene Levknecht grew up paddling in Greenville, South Carolina. This month she won her 8th Green Race, placing first in the women’s and top 10...

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   November 30, 2016
   11/30/16

Catching Up With Quickie


by Kokatat