DIRTBAGS by “Chicago”
“Chicago” guides for Kosir’s Rapid Rafts in Wisconsin. Harass him here
BUBBLE STREET by Paul Mason
Mr Mason is a whitewater canoeist and artist who is available for commissioned pieces. His work is at http://bubblestreet.ca/
CAT NIPPED by Beth MacKenney
When she’s not guiding or goofing off with her family on the rivers of Maine, Beth is a self-employed graphic designer (with five cats and an awesome lab!) Here’s her woefully un-updated website: http://www.berrygraphics.com
BAD GUIDE JOKES by regular dirtbags
As you can see, we serve em up unedited… Hah! Message us on our Facebook page to see YOUR guide joke
DIRTBAGS OF HISTORY by o.g. wallace
Mr Wallace travels the world of whitewater, residing wherever he lays his helmet. You’ll have to swim to message him.
DIDNT MEME NO HARM by Guy DeBag
Guy (pronounced GHEE) prefers his ancestral home, Bag End, and raft paddling his double IK. He can be reached there by messaging Douche Bag Paddlers on Facebook. Look em up.
WHITEWATER WORD GAMES
Message us the answers on our Facebook page for a chance to win a free DBP sticker.
_._.L._._._ : protects the mellon, la cabeza, de dome
_._._ _._._ _.N _._._ _._._._._ : traditional sign-off used by white water paddlers in place of such trite expressions as good-bye, so long, be seein’ you, toodle-oo.
_._._._._ _._._._._._._ : talks the most, works the least at an outfitter
River of the DBWorld:
_._._._._._ : this classic Canadian large volume river has multiple channels, and has some of the best kayak clinics as well as world class rafting
LAST WEEK’S ANSWERS:
RIVER QUOTES ~ great quotes from around the world.
“We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.”
DIRTBAG EVENTS CALENDAR
What’s up next for the DBWorld:
DBP @ NATIONAL PADDLING FILM FESTIVAL: Next weekend the Dirtbags from all over the States will be rallying in Frankfort KY! Come drink bourbon and craft beer with the pros while watching the best films out there! Paddle, Hang with us, pick up some DBP merch and free swag from the back of our Dirtbagmobile, check out DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE, and be the envy of the DBWorld hahah!
WHAT’S RUNNING STRONG THIS WEEKEND IN MURICA?
This is the time of year to put the P for Paddle in PNW! John Day ALL DAMN DAY!! Oregon Represent!!
Please support our brothers & sisters at American Whitewater as they fight to protect OUR rights as boaters. They have the best free page of river gauges of America out there. www.americanwhitewater.org
DBP GEAR ~ DEAL OF THE WEEK:
Find us at the NPFF! We will have some free decals for the first 20 dirtbags we see!! And the full mix of Stickers and More will be on sale!
We also donated items to the NPFF for their silent auction!
MENTION THIS AD IF YOU PURCHASE OUR GEAR IN THE AUCTION, AND WE WILL THROW DOWN A PFD Patch, DBP Logo Helmet Decal, and a WALLACE boat decal to sweeten your deal! BUT YOU GOTTA FIND US & MENTION THIS! Look for Chicago in the WALLACE Hoody!!
We will be taking a break from Sunday Funnies next weekend, as we report live from Frankfort, KY and the NPFF! (Watch for the story next Sunday, posted from the road…) But we will be back to entertain you the following Sunday morning!! Cheers!!!
Have a great week everyone! And remember, DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE’s mission statement:
“We exist to share stories of paddlers of all disciplines from all over the world; to interview icons and play makers in the paddling community and whitewater industry; to preserve the stories of our collective history; to raise awareness of and to protect our rivers and resources; to promote whitewater festivals and events; to report on competitions and competitors in the race community; to give a home to the artistic side of paddling in poetry, artwork, music, comics, and humor; to be inclusive not exclusive, to preach unity and support, safety and camaraderie; to break down the barriers that separate society; to have a global outlook with a local feel; and to celebrate the Dirtbag Lifestyle!”
So get out there, be awesome, and make this world a better place!!