Getting a Grip

The following post was written by friend and fellow paddler Nell Steed. She reflects honestly on what pushed her toward a breaking point of not wanting to kayak anymore, and how taking some time for herself helped her get a grip on her fears and set new precedents when moving downstream. Thank you for sharing…

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My Anthem

This year has been a true test in patience and grit. We are human after all. We are not infallible, we grow tired, succumb to critics, and overall show that we are just as vulnerable as any one else. Many look at these things as a weakness, but I believe our recognition of it is…

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What Family Means…

I have had a mix bag of family experiences through out my life, and at best it can be described as dysfunctional. I think everyone will claim that, though, about their own families. After all, we are all human and to err is to be human. What has held steadfast however is the importance that…

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Tributaries Tour Dates Added

What a madly wonderful spring! We kicked off our Tributaries Tour with a presentation of Chris’ thoughts on “Taming the Lizard Brain” at Atlanta Whitewater Club‘s monthly meeting. It was a lot of us all to think about, and we had a dynamic discussion throughout. Paddlers of all different skill ranges, disciplines, and personal backgrounds…

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Bite the Bullet

I’ve always taken comfort in knowing that, for the most part, the worst that can happen while I’m paddling is swimming; bottom line: when the going gets tough, I pop the spray skirt and BAM! Game over. This musing is brought to you by the harsh reality of whitewater where bailing from your boat does…

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H2o Dreams Presents: Taming the Mental Game

In Association with Atlanta Whitewater Club: Taming the Mental Game presented by Chris Wing of H2o Dreams LLC May 6th, 2014 – 7:00P FREE TO THE PUBLIC Garden Hills Community Club House “It never gets easier, you only go faster” –Greg Lemond I read this quote when I actually started to bike to help cross-train,…

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