Archive | September, 2007

On-line kayaking instruction

21 Sep

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I found a good website for paddling instruction. They make extensive use of flash animation to demonstrate the key elements of the basic kayaking strokes, rescues and eskimo rolls. Check it out!

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They just made it up

21 Sep

The RCMP have been claiming that software piracy costs Canada $30 Billion annually. That's a very large number!  It turns out that they just fabricated that number. In other words, they lied.   Read the full story.

New kayak

19 Sep

Last week I picked up a new Delta Kayaks Twelve Ten kayak and immediately took it out in the Columbia River and rolled it. Ernst Schneider was on hand to film my attempts. For good measure I also rolled an Old Town Loon 120 kayak that my brother James and I share; it seems to roll pretty well also! You can see the video on YouTube, or below:

You can read my review of the Twelve Ten on paddling.net.

A few weeks ago, I demoed another kayak, an Impex Mystic, and rolled it as well. You can see that roll on YouTube, or below: