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Portland – a day’s break in the snow

Thanks to Karl Anderson teaching me the essentials of cross country skiing in skating style! I learnt fancy things like the V1, V2 and V2 alternate, but decided eventually for myself I’m most happy with my V10 sport! Thanks to Kirti Walpole organizing that stunning beautiful day! Pictures by Jen Johnson. Thanks!
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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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Portland Talk Pictures

The talk in Portland was outstanding – most beautiful venue, most people (over 300), smooth going with the technical side and perfect organisation! Thanks to: Alder Creek, Suzi Elle and Dave Slover (4+3), plus Kate Ross (5) and Paul Kuthe (6), and my lovely Portland hosts Kirti (7) and Jon (1) Walpole. Computer expert Jon Walpole helping me with the technical […]
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Seattle Talk Pictures

Don’t say those pics are all looking the same on the last day’s posts…At least I’m changing my outfit – but it’s still *black*… 🙂   Thanks very much to: Organizers George and Barb Gronseth, Kayak Academy Organizer Joan and Michael Collins, publisher Sea Kayaker Magazine Organizer Chris Cunnigham, Editor Sea Kayaker Magazine  Karl Cohegan, Kokatat [...]
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Maddie Millsip

Thanks for your letter on westcoastpaddler.com, Maddie! You’re quite an impressive young woman being “only” 15 year-old, in writing, paddling, appearance! If you triple that in those 30 years laying between us, the (paddling) world will have a way bigger “star” than I’ll ever able to be!   Maddie Millsip: >It is quite easy to say […]
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Queen of positive self-motivation?

If you guys think I may be the “Queen of positive self-motivation”, I’d love you to check out a website of a woman who probably has an even stronger mental and physical attitude: Karen Darke I’ve met Karen already years ago on a symposium and instantly loved her attitude! We met again here and there, and […]
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Playak Playgirl

Thanks to Helga Imhasly from PLAYAK.COM for providing me those nice pictures! Dress by Reed Chillcheater. Boat and paddle by Epic Kayaks.     
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Kanumesse Nürnberg

Nigel Dennis (Sea Kayaking UK), Michael Duffy (Kokatat USA), Göran Pehrson (Skim Kayaks Sweden), Chris Mitchell (Reed Chillcheater USA), Chris Reed (Reed Chillcheater UK), Nico Middelkoop (Zeekajak.NL), Chris Cunningham (Sea Kayaker Magazine USA) + me. 2 x Chris + 2 x Nigel 
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Outdoor Retailer Show Team picture

"Team Epic" at  the Outdoor Retailer Show Salt Lake City: John Radel, Greg Barton, Freya Hoffmeister, Brian Houston, Joe Crespi  
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“Team Epic” expands to Sea Kayaking

Greg Barton   Freya Hoffmeister   Oscar Chalupsky   I am honored to be picked as the first member of the Sea Kayaking group for  "Team Epic". I feel comfy between the strong boys!  New applicants for epic sponsorship please have a look at their epic kayaks sponsorship website.
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