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Whitewater Symposium 2007

I recently returned from presenting at the 5th annual Whitewater Symposium. The energy was high and discussions dynamic during the course of the weekend. Over 80 influential industry professionals from instructors, to kayak academic programs to manufacturers gathered to share …

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Moosefest 2007

Report by Liane O’Hora With the water being low just about everywhere, Moosefest was the place to be this October. Lake drawdowns and a little help from Mother Nature made this Moose Fest good as ever. The Moose River runs …

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A Personal Account of the Tornado that Devastated Bearpaw

Story by Connie Rosinsky June 7, 2007, started out to be the prefect summer day, with the temperature just right to feel comfortable with a t-shirt, shorts and sandals on. Little did we know that the day was going to …

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Paddling and Wedding in the French Alps

I have to admit that France had never been high on my list of places to visit. Not because I didn’t think it would be a nice place, but because more exotic places in Latin America and Africa captured my …

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Yukon Trip Report and Video

This past July Mary-Jane and Vernon Oliver invited me up to Whitehorse in the Yukon to teach for their local kayak club. Whitehorse has a really friendly paddling community that boasts some fantastic paddlers, including kids in the River Raiders …

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Cindy's Trip to Chile

I just returned from Argentina/Chile. I have been to Chile four times now and keep feeling the call to return. I used to go straight to the Rio Futaleaufu and spend my days floating down the big wave trains the …

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Grand Canyon Trip 2005

What a trip! It’s difficult to put the experience into words. The Canyon isn’t just a pretty backdrop, it’s an inspiring magnificence that surrounds you day and night. The landscape is humbling and generates a sense deep within that there …

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Filming of Whitewater Kayaking Basics for Women in Mexico

Last month I spent an amazing five weeks in Mexico, my favorite Latin American country. Most of my time was spent in a small village called Jalcomulco situated in the state of Veracruz on the Antigua river Not only is …

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Slave River Trip Report

If you are under the impression that the Slave river is for hardcore paddlers only, think again! Although the Slave has a BIG reputation, the river has a gentler, less intimidating side as well. When I traveled to the Northwest …

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White Nile Paddling and Volunteer Trip Report

I was really nervous about going to Africa. Not only had I heard tales of gigantic whitewater, crocodiles, hippos, poisonous snakes, spiders and malaria from paddlers, but there is also the mass media that features stories of serious illnesses, war, …

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