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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Chorro Fest & Extreme Creek Race, Naranjo River, Quepos, Costa Rica

Johan Salazar and friend – el Chorro- Come and enjoy a little sun and fun on the Naranjo River, Quepos, Costa Rica for the 1st ever Chorro Fest and Extreme Creek Race this coming February 15 & 16.  Participation costs $20 per person and you need to sign up before February 14.

Costa Rica’s Kayak Ramp

A coalition of local kayak enthusiasts designed and built Costa Rica’s first kayak ramp which was enjoyed by all at the 2013 Sarapiqui River Festival (November 2013).

Kayak fun for the whole family in the warm sun in Costa Rica!

After some technical issues, we are finally able to post under Costa Rica!! Despues de muchos problems tecnicas pro fin podemos publican aqua bajo Costa Rica!! Kayak Costa Rica

Snow Down 2014 Pool Slalom

Don’t miss this years kayak pool slalom event ! Join us at the Durango Recreation Center pool for one of the most fun annual snow down events . This Thursday, Jan 30th 2013.  Practice starts at 6:00 pm

Winter roll schools are finally here!

Thats right.

Winter roll schools are finally here!

Thats right. It’s time to start perfecting that roll.

Winter in the Smokies

Winter kayaking in the smokies can be a wonderful experience, and this winter has been no different. From well below freezing temperatures to winter monsoons bringing the waters up to gnarly levels, it has been a great paddling year so far. This cold weather paddling can only really be enjoyed when you are prepared for it, though

2014 Lower Big Sandy Race!

Eli Loben and Jeff Blood neck and neck at the finish line of the 2013 big sandy race The 2014 World Kayak Lower Big Sandy Race is ON! Mark your calendars and get ready for some fast and frosty paddling on Saturday, Feb. 15. Race starts at high noon.

Bad news for the Plateau Games!

Whats up everyone? So I have some bad news about our first two events, The Clear Creek Cup and the Big South Fork Grand Prix. Since the events were to be set on Federal Government (NPS) property, the gov naturally wanted their cut

River clean up stats

As you all know Purple Hayes School of Kayaking and all of its friends take a active role in River clean-ups. I recently received this link from the ACA with stats from last years clean-ups and Stewardships.