The Creation of the Underground Rolling Factory

The “crème de la crème” of Dutch sea kayaking in one pool – teaching the teachers in the night session I was teaching in Holland last weekend – here are some links about it. http://kajakwoerden.blogspot.com/2007/01/virtual-greenland-rolling-classes.html http://kajakwoerden.blogspot.com/2007/01/very-satisfied.html [...]
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Digging in the Underground…

Yeahhhhhh! Aled is probably one of the few Greenland kayak builders who is able to PADDLE, too, and damn good! And nobody can say my new Rockpool Underground isn’t tested well! Have a look at this little video, taken by Justine Cugenven for TITS III…
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Canoecopia coming soon!!!

Well, for those who don’t know yet, the Canoecopia show 2007 is up soon! There is a list of great guest speakers , all of them will be part of the best Canoecopia ever! I’ll do a pool demo on Sunday, together with Greg Stamer, hopefully not having too much of a hangover after the […]
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Underground specs

Folks!I’ve got Aled to measure our baby: 4,97 m or 16’4” long, 49 cm or 19,25” wide, 25 cm or 9,7” front deck height, 12,5 cm or 5” back deck height. No weight yet. So, if you consider this still a “high” front deck…whoever is that flexible to stick his head undeneath the front bungees […]
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The virgin “Underground”

A virgin beauty in white…Prototypes look so innocent! 🙂 Well, you really won’t need a (wing) paddle to roll it… I like the lines! But mine will be BLACK 🙂 I’m still waiting for measurements from Aled, too, sorry. I just know that it hasn’t a *high* foredeck against all rumores. The foredeck measurement is […]
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Italy likes it loooooong…

Stefano, Kai and Nicola presenting their Avatak paddles in my backyard Saturdays are good for guests from all over the world…Kai Raedish, originally a German, but married to Italy, and his friend Nicola de Florio from Italy with his son Stefano had announced their visit to show me their handcrafted Avatak Paddles – and to […]
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Sea Kayaker Magazine profile

The Article in 02/2007 Sea Kayaker Magazine had two pictures which I like to credit to the right photographers: Picture left taken by Rick Gould. Picture right taken by Wendy Killoran. Thanks for both!
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From Wings came Flight 2

Another pair of “wings” that gave the Black Angel flight into kayaker’s heaven is coming from Superior Kayaks, I’m glad to welcome them in my team!Superior Kayaks is a small, but exclusive manufactury of Greenland paddles and kayaks, run by Celeste and Mark Rodgers.Their black carbon Greenland paddle caught my attraction already in my early […]
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From Wings came Flight 1

I’m proud and honored to welcome another partner I’ll be working with in future: Epic paddles and kayaks Actually, I’ve been an “Epic freak” ever since and was using and “abusing” their fine wing blades since I started sea kayaking. I’m happy to join into a partnership now, and send my “thank you” to Greg […]
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This is the Sea III

Derrick posted first, Derrick created it: The brandnew cover of “This is the Sea III” ! Great job, guy! And a good chance to mention again how happy I am he designed and manages my own website too! Thanks for that!Launched at Canoecopia 2007, I’m looking forward to be again Justine Curgenven’s German dealer for […]
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