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12 Pictures and Reflections from 2006 Paddling and Racing

July 14, 2017 – 8:56 pm | Comments Off on 12 Pictures and Reflections from 2006 Paddling and Racing

I just dug out the 11 year old post summarizing my paddling activities in 2006…
Paddlewise, it was probably the richest year in my 45 years of paddling: the first Watertribe Ultimate Florida Challenge and the first Missouri River 340 race. Arguably, the 2002 year …

Packrafting on the Poudre River – Winter Paddling with Alpacka Yukon

May 4, 2014 – 9:31 pm | Comments Off on Packrafting on the Poudre River – Winter Paddling with Alpacka Yukon

More winter paddling pictures … I had two paddling photo sessions with my Alpacka Yukon packraft on the Poudre River in February. Both times I started at Kingfisher Point Natural Area in Fort Collins. There is about half mile of slow water behind the diversion …

Sunrise and Sunset Paddling with WSBS Thunderbolt Kayak

April 16, 2014 – 6:43 pm | Comments Off on Sunrise and Sunset Paddling with WSBS Thunderbolt Kayak
WSBS Thubderbolt-X kayak

I started springtime paddling season with WSBS Thunderbolt kayak, the only boat in my paddling fleet I can reach 8 mph with (or at least try). There are four pictures below from the same lake (Beaver Pond in Arapaho Bend Natural Area) from paddling sessions …

Wintertime Canoe, Packraft and SUP Paddling in northern Colorado

April 5, 2014 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off on Wintertime Canoe, Packraft and SUP Paddling in northern Colorado
canoe paddling on the Poudre River

This year I had a longer break in paddling during winter than usual. I finished my 2013 season in late November with Badfish SUP on the Poudre River in Fort Collins and restarted in late January on the South Platte River with Sea Wind canoe. …

Stand Up and Sit Down Paddling with GoPro Hero 2 and 3 Cameras

March 29, 2013 – 11:06 pm | Comments Off on Stand Up and Sit Down Paddling with GoPro Hero 2 and 3 Cameras

It happens again … I am playing with cameras instead of training. Do I really have to paddle that MR340 race?

I have recently upgraded from GoPro Hero 2 camera to Hero 3 (black edition). Let’s look at some pictures from my recent paddling on Beaver …

To SUP or to Not SUP?

October 22, 2012 – 2:54 pm | One Comment
SUP paddling in COlorado

The obvious answer is to SUP!
Popularity of stand up paddling is growing in Colorado. There are more racing opportunities for SUPs than for kayaks and canoes. And, it is a great fitness workout.
A month ago I got my first stand up paddleboard – SurfTech 14-0 …

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