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by Adrians
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Low brace turns, pointless?
Replies: 72
Views: 25542

Re: Low brace turns, pointless?

At level three, a candidate should be able to break into an eddy on grade 2 water rather than specifying what stroke should be used. Then we can leave it up to instructors to teach what works best. Of course this relies on those instructors having enough pride in what they do to keep their own skil...
by Adrians
Thu May 15, 2008 9:19 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: River Alerts SMS's from twitter -problems?
Replies: 12
Views: 4171

Re: River Alerts SMS's from twitter -problems?

Seanie,

I just tried to set myself up and "twitter" says the iww alerts no longer exists. :?:
by Adrians
Tue May 13, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: [FS] VW TRANSPORTER
Replies: 2
Views: 1954

Re: [FS] VW TRANSPORTER

wet-paint wrote:Why you selling? How many miles are on it? And could you put up some pics here?

G O Reilly wrote:Contact Ger O' Reilly @ 085-1639027 for photos, more info and details
Can people just not read! :twisted:
by Adrians
Sun May 11, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Boluisce "Top Drop" Grade
Replies: 15
Views: 6047

Re: Boluisce "Top Drop" Grade

Its only logical that what one can do in a kayak has advanced and therefore reducing the level of difficulty in SOME rivers/rapids/drops/etc. What Tiernan sad is correct, but were my opnion would differ is that although there has been massive improvments in both paddlers ablity & kayak technology i...
by Adrians
Fri May 02, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: ICU Level 5 Canoe Skills
Replies: 0
Views: 1261

ICU Level 5 Canoe Skills

Howdy folks, I know there is limited apeal for this but I am looking to round up a few bodies who might be both interest and eligable in doing ICU L 5 Canoe skills. There has been never been one of these run before so everything is still up in the air. But if I can get 4ish serious expressions of in...
by Adrians
Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Low brace turns, pointless?
Replies: 72
Views: 25542

Re: Low brace turns, pointless?

Adrians wrote: not being a qualified ICU instructor /
:lol:

Cheeky monkey, but thats a whole other conversation.... :oops:

But Tin's point re the "steering wheel" is a valid one.
by Adrians
Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Low brace turns, pointless?
Replies: 72
Views: 25542

Re: Low brace turns, pointless?

but why is it been taught on the white water level 3 syllabus? Not wanting to get too into this, and not being a qualified ICU instructor / accesor my place to comment or question there syllabus is limited enough. but here is my two cents.... I don't think seanie is question how the low brace turn ...
by Adrians
Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: multiday trip recommendations?
Replies: 1
Views: 1156

Re: multiday trip recommendations?

The River Barrow would be hard to beat, lots of options for Athy/ carlow to st mullens would be an idea streach
by Adrians
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Steep Creeks Comp???
Replies: 11
Views: 5272

Re: Steep Creeks Comp???

Good skills Seanie!

Is there bonous points for use of a play boat?
by Adrians
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Steep Creeks Comp???
Replies: 11
Views: 5272

Re: Steep Creeks Comp???

Seanie,

I know you have loads of time on your hands!!! So you mush have gotten around to getting this sorted by now? :roll:
by Adrians
Sun Feb 03, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Car, 2 boats & gear stolen
Replies: 0
Views: 1177

Car, 2 boats & gear stolen

Hi all, Last night my car 03-02-2008 (03 D - BMW 735) was stolen outside of my house in Kilkenny, there were 2 boats on the roof bars. One was my Perception Mr. Clean (C1) & the other was my kid brothers Jackson Fun 1. The house was broken into and the car keys taken from inside. The Garda Siochana ...