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ANDY O’BRIEN REVIEWS THE HALA ATCHA 86

June 9, 2016
2016 Hala Atcha 86 review As primarily a whitewater SUP paddler, inflatable boards are my go-to choice for the abuse of the river. In fact, the only scenario where I’m using a true ridged board is for surfing. The 2016 Hala lineup has really pushed the limits of what can be done with inflatable technology…. View Article
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2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER 6’11” REVIEW

June 2, 2016
THE 2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER – UPGRADED FOR 2016 The 2016 Badfish River Surfer 6’11” is new and improved for 16′. With the addition of a lighter and higher performance blank (foam core), and a carbon fiber + Innegra layup, the 2016 River Surfer 6’11” weighs in at just under 20 lbs. What does this… View Article

2016 Dagger Nomad Review

May 10, 2016
The Dagger Nomad has long been one of the top creek boats on the market. First introduced in the early 2000’s, the Nomad was revolutionary. From expeditions to big water to creeking to waterfalls, the Nomad could do it and do it well. Over the years, the boat developed a sort of cult following and… View Article

Devil’s Club Dry Suit In-Depth Review

April 26, 2016
The Immersion Research Devil’s Club Dry Suit is all new for 2016. IR has a well-earned reputation as a company that is “by kayakers, for kayakers,” and it is evident when it comes to the Devil’s Club Dry Suit. IR saw the need for a suit that was warm, breathable, and durable enough to stand… View Article

The Werner Legend 99 Whitewater SUP Paddle – By Tyler Harris

April 25, 2016
Werner Legend 99 Review – By Tyler Harris “If you’re having SUP paddle problems, I feel bad for you son. I got 99 problems, but my Werner Legend ain’t one!” Perhaps you don’t appreciate the Jay-Z parody, so I’ll rephrase: If you are a SUP’er and aren’t 100% stoked on your current paddle, consider the… View Article

Werner Legend 99 SUP Paddle Review – By Badfish SUP Co-Owner Mike Harvey

April 18, 2016
Werner Legend 99 SUP Paddle Review – By Mike Harvey When I got word that Werner was coming out with a carbon SUP paddle for river running (The 2016 Werner Legend 99) I was excited. I love the stiffness and weight of carbon paddles, but given that I do most of my paddling on the… View Article

Only in Dreams Part 3: River Running

March 29, 2016
Ah, river running. Arguably the most popular of all whitewater kayaking disciplines, river running can mean a variety of things. For some, river running is picking apart your favorite, local run, each time choosing a new, hot line. For others, it means exploring a beautiful section of river in a new region, while for others,… View Article

Only in Dreams Part 2: Freestyle

March 19, 2016
I’m sure that old Wavesport Transformer that you picked up for cheap will get the job done. It may not be flashy, it may not be comfortable and it may be just fine for flat spins and the occasional cartwheel, but if you’re looking to go big in your local playhole in 2016, it may… View Article
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Pyranha Kayaks 9R Large Review

March 15, 2016
The Pyranha Kayaks 9R Large Review The Pyranha Kayaks 9R was first released in the early part of 2015 to a ton of hype. The boat only came in one size and had one purpose: to go fast. Fast forward to the end of the 2015 season and paddlers had began to realize that the… View Article

Only in Dreams Part 1: Creeking

March 1, 2016
After a warm and sunny February, stoke for the 2016 paddling season has officially arrived. Runoff is just around the corner and the snow pack is looking good heading into March. With that said, it IS still early. March and April tend to be heavy snow months, especially in an El Niño year. Now is… View Article