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Kayak Fishing in Calusa Blueway, Florida

Jim Sammons, host of The Kayak Fishing Show presented by Seaguar, recently returned from beautiful Calusa Blueway, Florida for the first film shoot of the new season.
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Building Confidence and Community
   December 02, 2019

Building Confidence and Community


by Melissa DeMarie

Cali Collective is a community-building organization where we use paddlesports as the medium.

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   December 02, 2019

Building Confidence and Community


by Melissa DeMarie
Wales Weekender
   December 02, 2019

Wales Weekender


by David Horkan

David Horkan hits Welsh waters for a weekend of paddling whitewater and sea.

David Horkan hits Welsh waters for a weekend of paddling whitewater and sea.

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   December 02, 2019
   12/02/19

Wales Weekender


by David Horkan
   November 18, 2019

How to Pack for your Grand Canyon Adventure / This Is Kokatat [Video]


by Shannon Finch - Brand Manager

Follow our Brand Manager down the Grand Canyon

Follow our Brand Manager down the Grand Canyon

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   November 18, 2019
   11/18/19

How to Pack for your Grand Canyon Adventure / This Is Kokatat [Video]


by Shannon Finch - Brand Manager
Shannon Finch
California Creeking – Summer 2019 [Video]
   November 06, 2019

California Creeking – Summer 2019 [Video]


by Gerd Serrasolses

California is one of the best places for kayaking on the planet.

California is one of the best places for kayaking on the planet.

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   November 06, 2019
   11/06/19

California Creeking – Summer 2019 [Video]


by Gerd Serrasolses
   November 01, 2019

The Path to Level 5


by Laura Zulliger

Embracing the challenge, vulnerability, and fulfillment of coaching at a higher level.

Embracing the challenge, vulnerability, and fulfillment of coaching at a higher level.

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   November 01, 2019
   11/01/19

The Path to Level 5


by Laura Zulliger
Laura Zulliger
Ben Bruce Lee
   September 30, 2019

Ben Bruce Lee


by Nouria Newman

Tales from somewhere in the Southern Andes

Tales from somewhere in the Southern Andes

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   September 30, 2019
   09/30/19

Ben Bruce Lee


by Nouria Newman
Spring Race Season with Team Kokatat
   September 24, 2019

Spring Race Season with Team Kokatat


by Gerd Serrasolses

Gerd Serrasolses reflects on his spring race season in the USA and being on the Kokatat Pro Team

Gerd Serrasolses reflects on his spring race season in the USA and being on the Kokatat Pro Team

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   September 24, 2019
   09/24/19

Spring Race Season with Team Kokatat


by Gerd Serrasolses
Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration
   August 14, 2019

Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Rapid Acceleration’ is the fourth video in the Lessons Learned series, and along with a good forward stroke will help you get onto the wave features.

‘Rapid Acceleration’ is the fourth video in the Lessons Learned series, and along with a good forward stroke will help you get onto the wave...

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   August 14, 2019
   08/14/19

Lessons Learned video series – Rapid Acceleration


by Christopher Lockyer
Hawaii: A SEND Vacation [VIDEO]
   July 15, 2019

Hawaii: A SEND Vacation [VIDEO]


by Kalob Grady

Many people know Hawaii as the place to go for beaches and life styling, and though there is plenty of that to be had, the SEND boys see Hawaii as a destination for some of the best waterfall kayaking in the world.

Many people know Hawaii as the place to go for beaches and life styling, and though there is plenty of that to be had, the...

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   July 15, 2019
   07/15/19

Hawaii: A SEND Vacation [VIDEO]


by Kalob Grady
Fishing the Salish Sea
   July 11, 2019

Fishing the Salish Sea


by Brad Hole

Kokatat Fishing Ambassador Brad Hole joins four other seasoned kayak anglers for a three day fishing and camping expedition on a private island in the Salish Sea.

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   July 11, 2019

Fishing the Salish Sea


by Brad Hole
   May 22, 2019

River SUP down the Pallaresa River


by Thomas Richard

Thomas Richard and Gerd Serrasolses do a full SUP descent of the Noguera Pallaresa River in the Spanish Pyrenees.

Thomas Richard and Gerd Serrasolses do a full SUP descent of the Noguera Pallaresa River in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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   May 22, 2019
   05/22/19

River SUP down the Pallaresa River


by Thomas Richard
Thomas Richard
The Bloodvein: An Expedition into Reconciliation
   May 13, 2019

The Bloodvein: An Expedition into Reconciliation


by Dustin Silvey

Battling the Bloodvein River while building strong ties between outfitters and the Indigenous peoples’ land in which they use.

Battling the Bloodvein River while building strong ties between outfitters and the Indigenous peoples’ land in which they use.

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   May 13, 2019
   05/13/19

The Bloodvein: An Expedition into Reconciliation


by Dustin Silvey
   May 02, 2019

Top 5 Side Hikes in the Grand Canyon - From the River


by Chad Christopher

There are so many wonderful hikes to do in the Grand Canyon National Park that one could spend a lifetime there.

There are so many wonderful hikes to do in the Grand Canyon National Park that one could spend a lifetime there.

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   May 02, 2019
   05/02/19

Top 5 Side Hikes in the Grand Canyon - From the River


by Chad Christopher
Chad Christopher
Ten Days in the Taku
   May 01, 2019

Ten Days in the Taku


by Lane Jacobs

Flowing into the Pacific Ocean near Juneau, AK, the Taku watershed is the largest road-less watershed on the Pacific Coast of North America. Lane Jacobs, Ben Stookesberry, and Todd Wells spend 10 days exploring this watershed: 156 miles, 40 miles of first descents and 3600' total descent.

Flowing into the Pacific Ocean near Juneau, AK, the Taku watershed is the largest road-less watershed on the Pacific Coast of North America. Lane Jacobs,...

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   May 01, 2019
   05/01/19

Ten Days in the Taku


by Lane Jacobs
Middle Fork Kings River, California
   May 01, 2019

Middle Fork Kings River, California


by Dave Farkas

One of the best multi-day kayak trips in the lower 48, this run deserves it's reputation. The water quality is exceptional, the camping spectacular, and the whitewater legendary.

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   May 01, 2019

Middle Fork Kings River, California


by Dave Farkas
Antarctica Magic
   April 30, 2019

Antarctica Magic


by Justine Curgenven

There is something inexplicably special about Antarctica – a place that on the surface is black, white and uniform, but on closer inspection is a spectrum of whites, blues, greens, browns and greys.

There is something inexplicably special about Antarctica – a place that on the surface is black, white and uniform, but on closer inspection is a spectrum...

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   April 30, 2019
   04/30/19

Antarctica Magic


by Justine Curgenven
   April 24, 2019

Kalob Grady - Reflecting on 2018


by Kalob Grady

2018 was monumental year for Kalob Grady as he journeyed to amazing places, experienced new cultures and learned valuable lessons along the way.

2018 was monumental year for Kalob Grady as he journeyed to amazing places, experienced new cultures and learned valuable lessons along the way.

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   April 24, 2019
   04/24/19

Kalob Grady - Reflecting on 2018


by Kalob Grady
Kalob Grady
Nile Special - A Walk Down Memory Lane
   April 18, 2019

Nile Special - A Walk Down Memory Lane


by Kalob Grady

Kalob Grady reflects on his time spent on the White Nile, as he returns for a final farewell to a special place that will remain dear to his heart.

Kalob Grady reflects on his time spent on the White Nile, as he returns for a final farewell to a special place that will remain...

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   April 18, 2019
   04/18/19

Nile Special - A Walk Down Memory Lane


by Kalob Grady
   April 08, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Posture and Trim


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Posture and Trim’ is the third video in the Lessons Learned series. When it comes to posture and trim we all need to work on flexibility and also be aware that we are always moving in our kayak.

‘Posture and Trim’ is the third video in the Lessons Learned series. When it comes to posture and trim we all need to work on...

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   April 08, 2019
   04/08/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Posture and Trim


by Christopher Lockyer
Christopher Lockyer
Kokatat River Tow Tether (video)
   March 22, 2019

Kokatat River Tow Tether (video)


by Kokatat

The Kokatat River Tow Tether is a five foot webbing cow tail/tow tether with adjustable length so that it fits snug against your rescue life vest to minimize snag hazard. This video will explain how to install, adjust and pack the River Tow Tether.

The Kokatat River Tow Tether is a five foot webbing cow tail/tow tether with adjustable length so that it fits snug against your rescue...

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   March 22, 2019
   03/22/19

Kokatat River Tow Tether (video)


by Kokatat
Sea Kayak Surf Competition at the Hobuck Hoedown
   February 28, 2019

Sea Kayak Surf Competition at the Hobuck Hoedown


by Jaime Sharp

Jaime Sharp shares stories of triumph and challenges while surfing sea kayaks during the annual Hobuck Hoedown Paddle Surf Competition in Washington.

Jaime Sharp shares stories of triumph and challenges while surfing sea kayaks during the annual Hobuck Hoedown Paddle Surf Competition in Washington.

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   February 28, 2019
   02/28/19

Sea Kayak Surf Competition at the Hobuck Hoedown


by Jaime Sharp
Winter Paddling
   February 27, 2019

Winter Paddling


by Björn Nehrhoff von Holderberg

Winter paddling brings big rewards

Winter paddling brings big rewards

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   February 27, 2019
   02/27/19

Winter Paddling


by Björn Nehrhoff von Holderberg
Hand of God Rescue (With Video)
   February 25, 2019

Hand of God Rescue (With Video)


by Seth Ashworth

One rescue skill every kayaker should know.

One rescue skill every kayaker should know.

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   February 25, 2019
   02/25/19

Hand of God Rescue (With Video)


by Seth Ashworth
Storm Surge Surfing - Video
   February 22, 2019

Storm Surge Surfing - Video


by Eike Köhler

Eike Köhler braves the heavy storm surf in the Baltic Sea.

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   February 22, 2019

Storm Surge Surfing - Video


by Eike Köhler
   February 21, 2019

How to Pack a Kayak for a Multi-Day Adventure


by Holcombe Family

Kathy Holcombe breaks down what gear is needed and how to pack a sea kayak for a multi day adventure.

Kathy Holcombe breaks down what gear is needed and how to pack a sea kayak for a multi day adventure.

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   February 21, 2019
   02/21/19

How to Pack a Kayak for a Multi-Day Adventure


by Holcombe Family
Holcombe Family - Peter, Kathy and Abby
Mexican Freeride
   February 19, 2019

Mexican Freeride


by Kalob Grady

The jungles of Veracruz are a mystical place, where imaginations flourish and ideas come to life.

The jungles of Veracruz are a mystical place, where imaginations flourish and ideas come to life.

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   February 19, 2019
   02/19/19

Mexican Freeride


by Kalob Grady
   February 11, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Blade Awareness


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Blade Awareness', the second video in the Lessons Learned series, will help take you're paddling to the next level.

‘Blade Awareness', the second video in the Lessons Learned series, will help take you're paddling to the next level.

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   February 11, 2019
   02/11/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Blade Awareness


by Christopher Lockyer
Christopher Lockyer
The Roof of Britain
   February 04, 2019

The Roof of Britain


by Roger Chandler

Around the top of Scotland in 25 days.

Around the top of Scotland in 25 days.

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   February 04, 2019
   02/04/19

The Roof of Britain


by Roger Chandler
The Royal Flush
   January 31, 2019

The Royal Flush


by Johnny Chase

A Royal Flush - running all 5 drops of the Royal Gorge on the North Fork of the American in a single run.

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   January 31, 2019

The Royal Flush


by Johnny Chase
The Magpie River
   January 30, 2019

The Magpie River


by Abby Holcombe

Abby Holcombe discovers the wonders of the remote Magpie River in Northern Quebec during a trip with her father, Peter Holcombe.

Abby Holcombe discovers the wonders of the remote Magpie River in Northern Quebec during a trip with her father, Peter Holcombe.

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   January 30, 2019
   01/30/19

The Magpie River


by Abby Holcombe
   January 29, 2019

Winter In Hawaii Part II – Maui Kite, Surf, SUP & Farm Life


by Kevin Cullen

Kokatat SUP ambassadors Kevin & Christian spend a winter season working in majestic Maui as Kiteboarding, Surf, and SUP instructors, living on an incredible permaculture farm in the jungle.

Kokatat SUP ambassadors Kevin & Christian spend a winter season working in majestic Maui as Kiteboarding, Surf, and SUP instructors, living on an incredible permaculture farm...

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   January 29, 2019
   01/29/19

Winter In Hawaii Part II – Maui Kite, Surf, SUP & Farm Life


by Kevin Cullen
Kevin Cullen
Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak
   January 14, 2019

Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak


by Christopher Lockyer

‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your kayak with examples of what happens when you let go.

‘Hang onto your Kayak’ is the first video in the Lessons Learned series. In this video, you will learn the importance of hanging onto your...

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   January 14, 2019
   01/14/19

Lessons Learned Video Series - Hang onto your Kayak


by Christopher Lockyer
   January 02, 2019

Klarälven Source To Sea


by Johann Kristan

Paddling Scandinavias longest river from it’s source to the ocean.

Paddling Scandinavias longest river from it’s source to the ocean.

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   January 02, 2019
   01/02/19

Klarälven Source To Sea


by Johann Kristan
Johann Kristan
Stakeout - Top Three Waves For Your First Trip
   November 30, 2018

Stakeout - Top Three Waves For Your First Trip


by Darby McAdams

Spring in Eastern Canada is the time of year where frozen lakes turn into flooded rivers and for kayakers this means one thing; Stakeout.

Spring in Eastern Canada is the time of year where frozen lakes turn into flooded rivers and for kayakers this means one thing; Stakeout.

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   November 30, 2018
   11/30/18

Stakeout - Top Three Waves For Your First Trip


by Darby McAdams
Paddling the Boundary Waters
   November 29, 2018

Paddling the Boundary Waters


by Holcombe Family

Kathy Holcombe and her dog Tucker set out in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota for 5 days of solitude and adventure this past June.

Kathy Holcombe and her dog Tucker set out in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota for 5 days of solitude and adventure this past June.

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   November 29, 2018
   11/29/18

Paddling the Boundary Waters


by Holcombe Family
How to kayak the Florida Keys
   October 30, 2018

How to kayak the Florida Keys


by Holcombe Family

The Florida Keys are the perfect introductory sea kayaking experience for your next adventure vacation.

The Florida Keys are the perfect introductory sea kayaking experience for your next adventure vacation.

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   October 30, 2018
   10/30/18

How to kayak the Florida Keys


by Holcombe Family
Gnarlfest
   October 24, 2018

Gnarlfest


by Johnny Chase

Gnarlfest—California’s hardest whitewater race; where no one ever shows up and someone always swims.

Gnarlfest—California’s hardest whitewater race; where no one ever shows up and someone always swims.

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   October 24, 2018
   10/24/18

Gnarlfest


by Johnny Chase
Paddling in the Pyrenees
   October 22, 2018

Paddling in the Pyrenees


by Daniel Brasuell

Paddling along the French, Spain, and Andorra borders, we were treated to excellent whitewater, scenery and food.

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   October 22, 2018

Paddling in the Pyrenees


by Daniel Brasuell
   October 15, 2018

How to “Dry Head” Back Deck Roll (With Video)


by Seth Ashworth

Follow this simple guide to a pretty cool way to keep your head dry and out of the way when doing a back deck roll.

Follow this simple guide to a pretty cool way to keep your head dry and out of the way when doing a back deck roll.

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   October 15, 2018
   10/15/18

How to “Dry Head” Back Deck Roll (With Video)


by Seth Ashworth
Seth Ashworth
Kayak Fishing in Panama for Roosterfish
   September 28, 2018

Kayak Fishing in Panama for Roosterfish


by Jim Sammons

Jim Sammons and the crew from the Kayak Fishing show return from a trip to Panama in search of Roosterfish

Jim Sammons and the crew from the Kayak Fishing show return from a trip to Panama in search of Roosterfish

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   September 28, 2018
   09/28/18

Kayak Fishing in Panama for Roosterfish


by Jim Sammons
   September 27, 2018

Winter in Hawaii Part 1- the Big Island and Madame Pele


by Kevin Cullen

While on the Big Island of Hawaii we experienced an incredibly unique culture and quality of people. It seemed as if we had gone back in time.

While on the Big Island of Hawaii we experienced an incredibly unique culture and quality of people. It seemed as if we had gone back...

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   September 27, 2018
   09/27/18

Winter in Hawaii Part 1- the Big Island and Madame Pele


by Kevin Cullen
Kevin Cullen
Team Kokatat explores Iceland
   September 14, 2018

Team Kokatat explores Iceland


by Evan Moore

In June of 2018 five Kokatat team members explored the incredible rivers and waterfalls of Iceland.

In June of 2018 five Kokatat team members explored the incredible rivers and waterfalls of Iceland.

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   September 14, 2018
   09/14/18

Team Kokatat explores Iceland


by Evan Moore
Malabar River Festival - India
   August 17, 2018

Malabar River Festival - India


by Kalob Grady

Now in its 6th year, the Malabar River Festival has grown from its humble beginnings and has sparked international interest, drawing in the best kayakers in the world.

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   August 17, 2018

Malabar River Festival - India


by Kalob Grady
Finding Flow - Celebrating the Undammed
   August 06, 2018

Finding Flow - Celebrating the Undammed


by Dylan McKinney

Chile is a country flooded by beauty and cursed by the dammed

Chile is a country flooded by beauty and cursed by the dammed

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   August 06, 2018
   08/06/18

Finding Flow - Celebrating the Undammed


by Dylan McKinney
   August 01, 2018

Surfing Skookumchuck at 17.4 knots


by Jaime Sharp

Surfing the biggest tidal exchange in 3 years

Surfing the biggest tidal exchange in 3 years

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   August 01, 2018
   08/01/18

Surfing Skookumchuck at 17.4 knots


by Jaime Sharp
Jaime Sharp
North Fork Championship VII
   July 31, 2018

North Fork Championship VII


by Jules Domine

The 2018 North Fork Championship report from Kokatat team paddler Jules Domine. An incredible four days of action packed kayaking and excitement!

The 2018 North Fork Championship report from Kokatat team paddler Jules Domine. An incredible four days of action packed kayaking and excitement!

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   July 31, 2018
   07/31/18

North Fork Championship VII


by Jules Domine
   July 27, 2018

SUP paddling BC Coast’s Juan De Fuca trail


by Jon Burak

The west coast of Vancouver Island is a magical place, and once you’ve experienced it there’s a continual pull to explore it further.

The west coast of Vancouver Island is a magical place, and once you’ve experienced it there’s a continual pull to explore it further.

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   July 27, 2018
   07/27/18

SUP paddling BC Coast’s Juan De Fuca trail


by Jon Burak
Jon Burak
How to improve your Kickflip [Video]
   July 25, 2018

How to improve your Kickflip [Video]


by Seth Ashworth

Jump in to the classroom with Seth to learn how to improve your kickflip!

Jump in to the classroom with Seth to learn how to improve your kickflip!

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   July 25, 2018
   07/25/18

How to improve your Kickflip [Video]


by Seth Ashworth
A year of first, and a few returns
   July 20, 2018

A year of first, and a few returns


by Emily Jackson

While much of the year was the “usual” for me, it always has new challenges, new opportunity, and new joy

While much of the year was the “usual” for me, it always has new challenges, new opportunity, and new joy

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   July 20, 2018
   07/20/18

A year of first, and a few returns


by Emily Jackson
Obsession in pursuit of the perfect river - a short film about Ben Stookesberry
   July 11, 2018

Obsession in pursuit of the perfect river - a short film about Ben Stookesberry


by Kokatat

“Balance? What is balance even?” For nearly two decades, Ben Stookesberry has been a world leader in expedition kayaking, but why?

“Balance? What is balance even?” For nearly two decades, Ben Stookesberry has been a world leader in expedition kayaking, but why?

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   July 11, 2018
   07/11/18

Obsession in pursuit of the perfect river - a short film about Ben Stookesberry


by Kokatat
Samana Fest 2018 - save the samana
   May 31, 2018

Samana Fest 2018 - save the samana


by Jules Domine

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.

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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   May 31, 2018
   05/31/18

Samana Fest 2018 - save the samana


by Jules Domine
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
   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
Haven Livingston
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.

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   April 30, 2018

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
   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.

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

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   January 31, 2018
   01/31/18

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
Metaphors in Adventure
   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
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.

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   January 15, 2018

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
   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
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
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
High Mountain Mackinaw & Burbot
   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
   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
Sam Ellis
SUP and Climbing Expedition Along the Bruce Peninsula
   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
   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
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.

Lessons learned from teaching sea kayaking without speaking the language.

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   October 28, 2017
   10/28/17

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
How to Run Rapids Using Cross Current Speed (Video)
   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
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
SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT
   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.

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   September 29, 2017

SUP Fishing on Great Slave Lake NWT


by Norm Hann
   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
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
   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
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
A Paddling State of Mind
   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
   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
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

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...

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   July 02, 2017
   07/02/17

Channel Islands National Park:  A Backcountry Paradise


by Holcombe Family
   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
SUP Adventures in Florida
   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
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.

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   May 26, 2017

Travel with a Paddle


by Anna Levesque
   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
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.

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
   05/22/17

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
Sexy Seals - How to reseal your dry top gasket
   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.

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   May 09, 2017

Sexy Seals - How to reseal your dry top gasket


by 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