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.
_._._._._._._ _.A._._._._._._._ : best tool to keep gear in your boat or set up secure lines for rescues, etc
_._._.C._ _ _._._._ : When an oar hits an eddy, tricky current, or underwater object and is jerked out of control
_._._._._._ _._._._._._._ : Raft gets flipped over and backward in a massive hole, sending swimmers skyward in a violent fashion
River of the DBWorld:
_._._._._._._ : East Coast US river that features a massive complex of drops known as The Great Falls
LAST WEEK’S ANSWERS:
SEE YOU ON THE RIVER
RIVER QUOTES ~ great quotes from around the world.
“There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.”
DIRTBAG EVENTS CALENDAR
What’s up next for the DBWorld:
ALF (Ain’t Louie Festival) on the Tellico River and more, biggest open boating Dirtbaggin’ party in the World! hits the Southeast in two weekends! More info on this will be released in an official event post tomorrow on our Facebook page.
WHAT’S RUNNING STRONG THIS WEEKEND IN MURICA?
We are still stoking the PNW!! It’s that time of year, kids!! And The L-Dub is home to the world’s best kayakers for a reason! Rush, Benny and the rest are probably sending Spirit Falls as you read this…
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:
This week… We wanna hear from our readers! Post a picture of what it is you wanna tag with a WALLACE sticker to our Facebook page, and it will magically appear in your mailbox, no matter where you live in the DBWorld!! THATS HOW WE ROLL! But you gotta specifically mention DBP MAGAZINE ONLINE in the comments!! GO!!!
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!!