“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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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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Atlas, aka Oscar C.

This is ATLAS  (aka Oscar C.)  in Husum… he dared to join the fight of the Titans against the Olympian gods (and godesses…) – therefore Greek god Zeus damned him to carry the heaven on his shoulders for eternity… what is heaven??   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas_(mythology) : Punishment  Atlas, along with his brother Menoetius, [...]
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Outdoor Retailer Show Salt Lake City 8.-11. August 2008

Thanks to epic kayaks to bringing me in for the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City! I’ll be at the epic booth 1/2 days, and loking around he other 1/2 days (but don’t know yet which half…) If someone would like to meet me there – my cellphone should be working! Thanks to Sea […]
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Thanks for Australian hospitality!

I am overwhelmed – a long list of response e-mails and comments on my blog-entry for assistance on the way along the OZ-coastline came in – thanks to all the helpful, friendly people! I am honored I seem to be that much welcome in your country! I’ll do my best to stop by in most […]
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Tassie will be another weekender…

Hi to all people out there in Tasmania! I have to apologize that I won’t include Tasmania in my upcoming circumnavigation of the Australian mainland. I’ve got already response from Tassie people on my previous entry – thanks to Geoff and Andreas!!  – and I’m sure that one day this will be a seperate trip for […]
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Australian contacts wanted!

My OZ-trip planning is proceeding on now, after it was a bit on a hold due to some excessive working time… Actually, this was part of the trip preparations, too, getting some stuff in my shops updated and running. I do have a pile of 125 maps 1:250.000 at home now, given by Geoscience Australia. Thanks […]
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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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