Paddlesport News Eeek Ending 3/15/2013

Here is a summary of some of the paddling related news items from this past week – with links to more details. Enjoy – hopefully you are inspired to get out and paddle!

Sea Kayaking

  • News article about a man who invented a way to paddle a kayak with one-handed – allowing him to kayak even though he had a stroke leaving  the right-side of his body without feeling.  Here’s a link to the news article.
  • In California a sea lion pup jumped aboard for a kayak ride – here’s a link to the article.
  • Kayaker completes 4000 mile journey from Minnesota to Key West this week. Here’s the article link.
  • A Minnesota couple is approaching the end of a three-year, 11,700-mile kayak odyssey. They set out from Seattle in 2010 and plan to arrive  in Key West around April 6 – link to artlcle.

 Stand Up Paddleboard

  • The Stand Up World Series is currently underway in Patagonia – here’s a link to more info.

 Whitewater Kayak

  •  Idaho snowpack levels look promising for 2013 whitewater season – full details in this article link.
  • Article about Grand Canyon whitewater trip from Cleveland Newspaper – great detailed write-up of the author’s trip.


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