Iceland 2007

Well, people might say I’m a spontanious woman…but it is actually a bit less dramatic as Derrick wrote about it on his blog :-)) My decision to go around Iceland was born at the inspirational place of the Anglesey Sea Kayak Symposium 2007.   I was twice at that symposium, 2004 as a bloody firtst-time-novice […]
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Symposium Llanca-Spain – Wendy Killoran

First time I was on the water again with my old paddling friend Wendy from last year’s Newfoundland trip!   I made her relaxing in Greenlandic style…     But she was excited to kiss a frog (fish…) soon!      
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Symposium Llanca-Spain – Maligiaq Padilla

  Pavia likes Maligiaq’s Greenlandic seal claws necklace..   …me too… :-))   balance and flexibility – makes a perfect "Freya wannabe"…       …next the balance board goes on the baseboard – and then we’ll try on your qajaq!   …ohhhh, some practice already…   But for getting points at [...]
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Symposium Llanca-Spain – Spanish drinking habits…

Red wine was served in carafes with a very slim end – the goal was to aim directly into the mouth, the more distant the better…waterproof black jackets were sometimes very helpful :-)) …   … for me… … or for Greg… … Maligiaq preferred it on the bare skin… …Pavia risked his pretty ugly […]
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Symposium Llanca-Sapin – let’s party!

In the main symposium party tent there was growing a real SOF on a real tree… The man organizing this miracle and others: José – he desrves a hug! Javier Knörr helped with "Greenlandic contacts" to invite Maligiaq, Dubside, Pavia, Greg an d me to this great event!   Javier and Javier – no, you […]
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Black goes with the Rainbow

I met Ron Steinwall at our pool session in Baraboo/ Wisconsin after Canoecopia. he brought along a bundle of different color carbon Novorca Greenland paddles, which didn’t take long to catch my attraction.       Although I really love my "Woman in all black" carbon Superior Greenland paddle, which was my best friend throughout […]
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Kokatat stuff…

Deluxe Boater’s pants, Tec Tour anorak. Both in custom color black. If a drysuit is too much, this stylish Kokatat combination works fine! Gore-Tex at it’s best, lots of details. have a look on the website! The boater’s pants have latex gaskets, and a comfi neoprene waist. Latex gaskets on the anorak, an adjustable neck […]
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The Pond Scums

Couldn’t help, but I needed to share those pond scum pics…it’s spring time! – It was fascinating to watch 100dreds of frogs doing what we all love to do – roll around and pile up!    
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epic paddles, the black version, and the lightest one…

I’ve got some new epic paddles!mid size wing with a med flex shaft to try, thanks for that!large epic shovel with the stiff blue shaft… 🙂 at least for modelling! And probably on serious long distance racing. And, to get anybody else who would like to try, started in the "wing feeling"… The new series […]
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Superior GP-Paddle with “Lendal inside”

I was happy to meet Mark and Celeste Rodgers from Superior Kayaks at Canoecopia for the first time, as they were already generously providing me via web with their new carbon fibre split Greenland paddle. This will make my travels a lot more fun in future, as I loved this paddle ever since as a […]
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