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I DON’T WANT A HAIRCUT: Musings on not Paying for Stuff

I haven’t had a haircut since January of 2012. I know, I know… why is this on the H2o Dreams blog? I would be wondering the same thing except for the fact that I’ve been complaining about not having a haircut to Chris for about six months. It’s not that I don’t want to cut …

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Are You Aware of How Your Boat Moves? Episode 4

When a student who has been paddling for a bit comes to me and expresses they want better boat control, they are specifically referring to their ability to make the boat move the way they want relative to the current. When they say they want the ability to read water better, they mean they want …

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It’s Happening Again – Episode 1

For me this isn’t my first stab at video instruction, but to date this will be my most thorough attempt. I won’t lie, it was an excruciating process and I wish I could say totally enjoyable the entire time. I was overly critical at most points and I wanted absolute control over every shot, all …

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Spruce Up a Familiar Run

[st_video video=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60iUP8HSx7U” ratio=”16:9″ width=”” height=””] It bothers me that I hear folks saying that they get bored on a river, it seems almost as if they have become to good for… well, their own good. One of the best nuggets I ever heard while on a river came from Andrew Holcombe, “if you aren’t having …

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