Under the Rainbow

It’s finished!!!   One of the most beautiful Greenland paddles on earth (or water…?)   Thanks to Ron Steinwall from Novorca paddles, who created a really unique paddle for me.   It has a hand-carved-to measurements wooden core, a layer of carbon, then is painted with all colors of the rainbow, sprinkled with lots of […]
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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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