Top 5 Most Popular Posts of 2016

We delved into the stats about the posts from this year to bring you the top 5 most popular posts of 2016! From opinion pieces to gear articles, this is what you guys read most in 2016! We’ll be bringing you a post looking back on this year from Mike soon! For now, take a look back at our most popular posts from this year:


#5: THE TOTAL PACKAGE ~ Interviewing ICF Paddler Viki Wolffhardt

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Back in September we interviewed Austrian international slalom paddler Viki Wolffhardt. DBP staff writer Jay Carpenter caught up with her after she had won the U23 K1W European championships.

 


#4 – CARRYING THE CORRECT PERSONAL RESCUE EQUIPMENT? A simple way to remember 4,3,2,1.

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In October we carried a post from Mark Hirst about what safety equipment to carry. Good knowledge, as we all beater from time to time!

 


#3 – REMEMBERING JAMIE PAGE ~ The Greatest Gift is Love and Friendship.

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We recently looked back at the loss of a good friend of DBP. Chicago Mike and Alex Wilson looked back at the memory of Jamie Page.

 


#2 – WHO NEEDS TO CHANGE TO SEE MORE WOMEN IN WHITEWATER?

Photo: Laura taking in the beauty of the Kaligandaki, Join Adventures Expedition, March 2016. Nepal

A hard hitting article from Laura Oakley looking at sexism in commercial whitewater.

 


#1 – WHITEWASHING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ~ The Subconscious Role Race Plays In Our Community

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The most read article of 2016 was the piece by Kelsey Gaffigan looking at the issues around race in paddlesports. An article that sparked controversy, but one that we feel raises issues that needed to be aired.

 


 

Thank you for reading DBP Magazine Online in 2016, look out for our take out article for 2017 soon, and keep an eye for new and exciting happenings in 2017!

~Tom Clare, DBP Magazine Online Executive Editor

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