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by AndrewR
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Found a paddle, river duff ,
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Found a paddle, river duff ,

If it is an ainsworth it more then likely belongs to nuigkc. had a big trip there last week.

If it is a Werner. Then maybe its a paddle I lost on that river 3 years ago. That would be amazing.
by AndrewR
Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Aer Lingus and busses with kayaks?
Replies: 11
Views: 4455

Re: Aer Lingus and busses with kayaks?

Book them as surfboards. Cover with a boat bag of some sort. Smile and chat at the desk and you are golden.

Oh and if they asked if you've weighed it, always say 'yes, its under the max' and change subject!
by AndrewR
Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: The Low Brace Turn
Replies: 14
Views: 6133

Re: The Low Brace Turn

I think sometimes people who have been paddling a long time and have stuck to the way they learned regard these dynamic techniques as advanced. They're absolutely not; beginners can be taught these very simple techniques right from the start. 100% agree. Torso rotation etc, should be taught from th...
by AndrewR
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Jackson all star 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1235

Re: Jackson all star 2013

I have one for sale man! One month old, brought over from canada, cool colour, green and yellow, only a few small scratches, selling because its too big for me. Give me a text and maybe we can sort something. 0870643727

Later
by AndrewR
Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: The Low Brace Turn
Replies: 14
Views: 6133

Re: The Low Brace Turn

Sweet thanks for that, it was before my time. Everything has already been said there, Rob Coffey and other have it spot on. That was four years ago and we are still stuck with the same syllabus. I'm curious as to what people think is the best avenue to get a proper dynamic paddling syllabus develope...
by AndrewR
Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: The Low Brace Turn
Replies: 14
Views: 6133

The Low Brace Turn

This is a question to all people who act in an instructor capacity in Irish kayaking. Do you teach the low brace turn as a means of breaking into the flow? If you do, then why? It is the opinion of all people I paddle with that its a very counter-productive thing to be teaching, yet some instructors...
by AndrewR
Fri May 04, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Good old fashioned carnage...........
Replies: 6
Views: 2641

Re: Good old fashioned carnage...........

Ya thats the Kip.

http://irishwhitewater.com/river_guide/river.php?id=350

I haven't personally been on it in over a year but ya by the looks of the footage it definately does.
by AndrewR
Tue May 01, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Good old fashioned carnage...........
Replies: 6
Views: 2641

Re: Good old fashioned carnage...........

paddle hit him in the face.
by AndrewR
Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Contact details for Andrew Regan
Replies: 1
Views: 1042

Re: Contact details for Andrew Regan

Ive contacted Graham
by AndrewR
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Serious threat to the Clare River, Tuam Galway
Replies: 7
Views: 4805

Re: Serious threat to the Clare River, Tuam Galway

Received this, and have typed it our word for word. Tuam Biogas Concern Group: A recent planning application has been lodged with Galway County Council to build a bio waste digester within a half a kilometre of tuam on the BallyGaddy road. This digester uses waste products such as sewage treatment s...
by AndrewR
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: GalwayFest 2012 - January 21st- 22nd
Replies: 11
Views: 12667

Re: GalwayFest 2012 - January 21st- 22nd

Its been some Season! T-wave Rodeo, Glens race, Flesk race, Crana weekend, Kerry for New Years, GalwayFest, Sluice event this weekend, Wacko to come, Varsities for some. Packed calendar. *I would like to say a special thank you to the guys in Canoeing Ireland who at very little notice were incredibl...
by AndrewR
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: GalwayFest 2012 - January 21st- 22nd
Replies: 11
Views: 12667

Re: GalwayFest 2012 - January 21st- 22nd

GalwayFest Overall Rankings for both events: Senior Men: 1. Barry Loughnane 2. Moe Kelleher 3. Paddy McGovern 4. Brian Cahill 5. Colin Wong 6. Blackout Dave 7. Adrian Durrant 8. David Holden 9. Paul Lydon 10. Michael Rogerson 11. Andrew Regan 12. Paddy Woods 13. Orky O'Rourke 14. Gerard Keelan 15. D...