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Spicing Up Your River Routine

Kayaking is a dynamic sport utilizing many different physical and mental skills. This is one of the reasons why paddling is so rewarding, and more often than not leads to a lifetime pursuit. Paddling, be it flat water, sea, or whitewater has the unique ability to captivate,...

Reflections on Norway

            “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus When I started kayaking, I never dreamed that I would be traveling internationally to explore...

Whitewater Kayaking Gear Beginner Purchasing Guide

Words: Matthew Ellenberg In order to go kayaking you need the five essentials: kayak, paddle, helmet, PFD, and sprayskirt. When it gets cooler, you’ll also need insulating layers and a few other things. Choosing which one to buy can be overwhelming for a new paddler with all of...
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Traveling with a Kayak

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Destination: Dagali Norway. Enter. Ticket purchased, travel dates are set, time to link home to airport and airport to destination. There’s a caveat: I will be traveling with a 36 kg (80 lbs) kayak. Below, I will explain the steps involved when traveling with a behemoth of...