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ACR SARLink and AquaLink PLB’s

I like to thank ACR for presenting me at Outdoor Retailer with their new SARLink View PLB. This is supposingly the most advanced PLB technologie on the market by now. They included an “OK” message and GPS location map function, which makes it most versatile for all needs. I chose the SARLink View PLB (non-floating) opposite to the AquaLink […]
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Manhattan Circumnavigation

Nano from Argentina (Argentinian coastline), Biff Wruszek (Tierra de la Fuego 2010), Margaret Mann (Iceland 2009) and I circumnavigated Manhattan on Friday. It was a beautiful sunny day, not too hot and good winds. Just ideal conditions for a kayak tourist! This is the same route the Mayor’s Cup on August 14th is taking, so I’d be having at least […]
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A vistit to the Epic Kayaks Headquarters in Charleston

The crew of the Epic Kayaks headquarters in Charleston, on the left office manager Vince Bechet. Thanks for all your organizing help, Vince! A view inside the warehouse…epic paddles, kayaks and surfskis allover.
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A Kayak in a Cardboard Box

I arrived in Miami safely yesterday, and Santa Claus was delivering already my “East Coast dummy”, a virgin epic 18x sport kayak plus some paddles to compliment my epic paddle selection in a HUGE cardboard box to the backyard of my lovely host Yeraldine Ordinez. That’s a way to ship a boat! Now it’s sticker time […]
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Secret revealed…this is how it worked in Australia…

…my kayak was actually mating a croc, this is why they didn’t attac me… and…this was my secret submerged engine…
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Pictures Slideshow Australia in Kopenhagen

Sorry it took so long to upload something this time, but my own camera wasn’t working well, and I was hoping to get sent some pics from other people. Thanks to Dorthe to allow me to upload some of hers. A big thanks goes to Peter Unold, probably not only Danmarks most versatile paddler, initiating the […]
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Eureka Talk Pictures

Organizers Michael Duffy, Kokatat, and Helen Wilson, Explore North Coast President Thanks for your work! Michael was introducing the evening Talk, talk, talk… It was the night in White (Blue…) Satin with a matching “belt”! I particularly enjoyed meeting quite a lot of the Kokatat employees! They had a chance to see the great gear […]
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Kokatat Factory in Arcata/ California

I had the honor to get a Kokatat factory tour in Arcata prior to my talk in Eureka tonight! Steve O’Meara, Kokatat owner for almost 40 years now! Thanks for matching your company’s logo colors and design to my dress, Steve! Reception lady Tisha Marta (marketing), Michael (sales manager), Matt (customer service) and Kevin (customer service) Design “First […]
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epic’s new rudder prototype

  Debuted at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City in early August,  epic kayaks launched a prototype of the new rudder for the epic 16x and epic 18x / 18x sport: (Given that this is a prototype the finishing details are not perfect; they will be when the rudder is in production.)   The new version […]
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Epic Molokai World Championships Surfski 2008

When I thought of paddling a surf ski in America’s 50th state a bunch of images came to mind: warm water – BIG surf – rough water – sunshine – hardcore watermen and women — so even though I have none of the above on my doorstep in Germany, I figured that it would be […]
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