WMCKA Sea Kayak Symposium 2008-My Home is The Sea

WMCKA Sea Kayak Symposium 2008 My Home is the Sea Every year I attend the WMCKA Sea Kayaking Symposium it takes me a few days to absorb the impact of

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Surf Kayaking Santa Cruz

Kayak Surfing Santa Cruz I was fortunate enough on my SMX west conference to swindle two days of kayak surfing near Santa Cruz into the mix. I did some research

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Eskimo rolling-Form over strength.

My forward forward rolls have been suffering it seems from a lazy form. I finally hit the sweet spot this weekend by really tucking in tight to the fore deck.

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Practice Practice Practice

I spent last Saturday in the pool in my sea kayak. It was a frustrating couple of hours relearning skills. I considered myself someone who spent the time in the

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Into the blue

I am more accustomed to the smell of chlorine these last few weeks than the smell of fresh air. The lakes have finally started to freeze over. I am blessed

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Nemesis

The forward recovery handroll has been my nemesis since I’ve started to learn it. The roll is basically a very swift ab crunch and vigorous hip flick almost simultaneously. I

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Confidence, the virtue of the damned.

I saw the wind was dropping off. After my beating earlier in the week, my pride was fanny smacked, and wanted another shot at the title. So I saddled back

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deal of the century

Rarely in life do you get what you pay for. I got a super deal on a brooks tuiliq. Went out yesterday on Lake Michigan. Beautiful calm day. Garment as

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You just gotta believe…

Leaving a great Cuban themed work party was hard, mohitos on the lawn of the Kellogg’s mansion beckoned. Bocce ball and other diversions abounded just prior to departure for Qajaq

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