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by Simon D Westgarth
Tue Jul 06, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Gene17 Adventure Paddler's Weekend 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 875

Re: Gene17 Adventure Paddler's Weekend 2010

See some of the fun from last year: http://zenphoto.pwilkinson.net/cache/dartmoor06122009/sateve/IMG_1050.jpg_640.jpg http://zenphoto.pwilkinson.net/cache/dartmoor06122009/ermesun/IMG_1439.jpg_640.jpg http://zenphoto.pwilkinson.net/cache/dartmoor06122009/upperdartsatam/IMG_0277.jpg_640.jpg http://ze...
by Simon D Westgarth
Tue Jul 06, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Gene17 Adventure Paddler's Weekend 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 875

Gene17 Adventure Paddler's Weekend 2010

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs048.ash2/35755_408100736610_607376610_5015641_3789652_n.jpg Yes, yes it's early, but hey why we're dreaming of Summer fun, you can add your little event in Devon to your early Winter plans As ever we're have the best of the year's adventures to present,...
by Simon D Westgarth
Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:15 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Coming to Norway this Summer?
Replies: 0
Views: 640

Coming to Norway this Summer?

http://www.striestrommer.no/sjoariverfestival/dev/wp-content/themes/atahualpa351/images/header2.jpg If so why not consider the Sjoa River Festival , which includes the Sweet Rumble BoaterX and Gene17 Ula Extreme Race , plus the notorious Pimp 'n' Ho Party http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1...
by Simon D Westgarth
Tue May 11, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Sweet Strutters, are they solid?
Replies: 23
Views: 6421

Re: Sweet Strutters, are they solid?

The Sweet Rocker as stated above is the business for river running. The Sweet Strutter, an iconic paddling helmet, is more profiled to the shape of the skull, has a thiner padding solution, and so is unable to take the same kind of impacts the Sweet Rocker can, however in comparison to other helmets...
by Simon D Westgarth
Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Irish Team for Teva Freeride World Champs
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Re: Irish Team for Teva Freeride World Champs

I have forwarded some names, and these I hope will be competing from Ireland this June in Italy.
by Simon D Westgarth
Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Irish Team for Teva Freeride World Champs
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Irish Team for Teva Freeride World Champs

The event organiser has contacted myself to ask about an Irish Team for this year's event in Italy during early June, see Teva event website for details. They are looking for 3 paddler's who can run Class V well, to form a Team that can race against some of the best paddler's in Europe and beyond. P...
by Simon D Westgarth
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:23 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Good online kayaking Vids
Replies: 225
Views: 104790

Re: French Tour 2008 by pion stephane [vid]

Seanie wrote:http://vimeo.com/3632825?hd=1[/video]
That is a very nice flick.
by Simon D Westgarth
Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Could this finially be what we are waiting for...
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: Could this finially be what we are waiting for...

May be, as the rain radar forecast's are getting better, if you can get online real time rain fall gauge data, we have found in Devon over in the UK, conditions a lot easier to predict. Plus on most rain gauges, the time lag between when the rain fall hit the earth and the river is ready to go is ar...
by Simon D Westgarth
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:31 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Living in France/Italy for a few months
Replies: 7
Views: 3040

Re: Living in France/Italy for a few months

RJ Coffey has nailed most of the hotspots for year round living in the Western Alps with accessible airports and reasonable infrastructure. Torino is excellent, its a small city with lots of excellent services and accessible adventure in every direction. In the Annecy/Geneva area there are numerous ...
by Simon D Westgarth
Sun May 25, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Low brace turns, pointless?
Replies: 72
Views: 23026

Re: Low brace turns, pointless?

Rob Coffey wrote: How? The low brace turn is not an excellent progression to dynamic style as it is a fundamentally different approach. Dynamic style involves driving the boat and keeping speed through the turn using an active blade. The low brace turn involves losing speed on a passive blade.The o...