Archive for February, 2010

The All-Important “Hip Snap”

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

About a month ago I posted a blog about learning to roll at pool sessions during the winter. I had promised to put some video of hip snap practice on the website. It is actually on the photo gallery page, but I didn’t get around to blogging about it until today. Sorry. I’m much more […]

Another Cool Toy!

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

I feel like Navin Johnson (Steve Martin) in the movie, “The Jerk”.  “The new phone book’s here!  The new phone book’s here!”  In my case it isn’t a phone book, but rather a new kayaking gadget to play with.  I admit it.  I’m a kayaking gear head. As many of you know, I sold kayaks […]

The Education of a Paddler

Friday, February 5th, 2010

I’ve been reading some kayak-related blogs recently, something I haven’t had a whole lot of time to do before now.  Some are pretty interesting, some just seem to be a clearing house for press releases, and a few are a little scary.  The internet can be a great tool for finding information, just keep in […]

Women Paddlers Networking Events

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Over the years, I’ve had a lot of female paddling students and customers ask about ways to find other women to paddle with.  This seemed to be an especially difficult problem for recreational kayakers since the recreational paddlers are less likely to be organized into clubs, and they just seem to lurk in the weeds […]

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