H2o Dreams and Asheville Adventure Rentals Collaborate

I constantly am ridiculed for my facebook activity from folks; however, time and again it has proven to be one of the greatest networking resources I have ever utilized. I met co-owner of Asheville Adventure Rentals (AAR), Melissa Bertenthal, inadvertantly through facebook postings and a brief correspondence ensued about the possibility of working together in …

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Quick Tips: The Seal Launch

[video_lightbox_youtube video_id=kj8owljuQv8 width=640 height=480 anchor=http://www.whitewaterdreams.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/launchthumb.jpg] So what went wrong?  Well number one, he probably shouldn’t have listened to his friends, but let’s talk a bit more about the body mechanics of seal launching and how to specifically avoid this.  You can actually be an active participant in this exercise by sitting in your boat and …

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I’m Back! A Reflection on Injury and How it Affects Everything…

This year is off to a great start. I just returned from my first race of the year and my second time out on the river since last August. Why you ask? All I can say is that it was an extraordinarily long fall and a tough 2011 all around. But, I made it; I’m …

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Troubleshooting the Roll: It’s the Hip Snap!

The most talked about skill in whitewater kayaking and potentially the most stigmatic. Everyone has suffered through the learning curve of the roll, and for some, have suffered there whole paddling career leading them to a nervous energy on the river. Truth is, this skill will never become fluid until there is a level of …

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