Lofoten/ Norway

  Talk about going to the freezer from the frying pan. A few days after I returned home from warm and sunny Hawaii, I was invited to teach for the weekend in the beautiful-but- far-chillier Loften, Norway. Jann Engstad from Lofoten Aktiv was kind enough to invite me to lead a rolling clinic as well […]
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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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On the Road again…

Two by two kayaks – two epic’s, two NDK’s, two Rockpool’s, two Waterfield’s – one 3-pieces Explorer is allowed to travel inside!   …or better "On the water again" soon! Can’t wait to hit some rough stuff , as my place had mostly flatish water only to offer. And I need MORE TRAINIG! I’ll teach at […]
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Picture albums are finally up!

I uploaded all of my New Zealand trip pictures! As well as the pics from my 33-day trip around Iceland. Enjoy!
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Australia

Yes, I’ll do it. Paddle around Australia. In a kayak. Solo. Unsupported. Starting this year.   This was my commitment and mission statement on March 12th 2008. Since then I’ve been busy working for my ice cream shops, working on my new web site and enjoying some Easter holidays with my son. Now it’s time for […]
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infected by the surfski virus – The Culebra Challenge

  Trying out an epic V10       The internet connects the world…and occassionally can bring a highly infectious virus to your own house…     I got infected with the surfski virus just three weeks ago by watching some great videos on youtube — sent to me by  a kayak-crazy journalist from New York …he actually [...]
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The epic story continues…

    Oscar Chalupsky, co-owner of epic kayaks, told me that if I loved the epic wing blade I used for my sea kayaking trips then I must try the matching boat: the epic 18x sea kayak. How could I resist the loquacious world champion? Especially when he was willing to throw in some private lessons on a the nuances of the forward stroke. […]
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Priorities…and the most eventful day of the NZ-trip

Being back home after three months abroad my mind was filled with all the post-trip work I still had to do:  sorting out pictures for a slide show, writing up the last days of the journey and, of course, my "real" work so I could earn money… My shops needed a lot of attention. The first priority was a trip […]
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I found some NZPA finish day pics

Picture by Tim Cuff     Picture by Tim Cuff There are some more on that link: http://www.nzpaimages.co.nz/preview.php?image_id=40921
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I’m back home! Some dumper launching pics…

Photo 1 by Mary Kirk-Anderson  I made it safely back home: several uneventful flights and no extra charge for surplus weight…plus low shipping fees for m kayak…lucky gal! What a difference it is to return home to winter! Cold, grey skies and short days…but I like the seasons so there is no time to be sad… I’ve been busy […]
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