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PUT IN: November 2016 ~ Why Wales? with Aaron Kendall. by Mike Toughill 

It’s officially full-blown Autumn here at DBP HQ in Wisconsin, and as I once again found myself looking for a cover photo for the month, I wanted something that would be festive and colorful. If you know me, you know I love a Fall color run for many reasons – the crisp air, the smell […]

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CARRYING THE CORRECT PERSONAL RESCUE EQUIPMENT? A simple way to remember 4,3,2,1. by Mark Hirst 

Whilst on my travels this summer running IRF & Rescue 3 courses around the globe for raft guides and safety kayakers, I find myself running into the same problem when it comes to guides carrying the correct personal rescue equipment (PRE). “Nobody has ever told us how much to carry.” During this post I want […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle Wallace

THE RIVER NOW FLOWS TO A NEW BEAT ~ Dion D’Lucia teams up with littlest DBP Admin Gage Forrest Laughton. by Lance Sebastianwith Alan Williams 

What does young up and coming singer, songwriter and producer Dion D’Lucia from London have in common with ten year old Gage Forrest Laughton, a whitewater kayaker all the way down in New Zealand? Well looking at them you would probably say absolutely nothing, and geographically, these two really couldn’t get any further apart but […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle Wallace

DISLOCATIONS 101: TAWE TO A&E ~ By Nick Boreham

To kick us off this week we welcome a guest post from Nick Boreham of River Stench. Check him out! I was always intending to do a few posts on shoulder injuries, having been unfortunate enough to build a veritable wealth of experience over the years. I had even started penning an article beginning with […]

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TAKEOUT ~ September 2016 From The Editor’s Desk. by DBP Admins from around the World

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Once again we wrap up another month by bringing you a photo spread from our Admins around the #DBWorld! As another glorious summer fades into autumn we look back at all the fun we’ve had… Enjoy! September is for Gauley Season, and Linc Stallings is back again in West By God. […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle Wallace

OUR DAY WITH EJ. by Lauralyn Chrisley

A year ago, eight of my paddling buddies and I got to take a clinic with Eric Jackson. You know – the guy whose name is all over my boats. And my paddle. And my car. And my Tennessee-whitewater-kayaking heart. It was like this…I was all set to head for the Cumberland Plateau to Rendezvous, […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle Wallace

BEAVER TIME ~ Dirtbaggin’ King of New York’s Beaver Fest. by Jay Carpenter

Beaver Fest. The single greatest weekend I have ever had in New York! OK, let us back up a bit. Growing up in western NY you come from either rolling hills or a flat concrete forest. As a paddler there are plenty of local videos of steep creeks with fast slides and insane holes. Most […]

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Kayaking Wallace

Wallace of the Week!

With Gauley fest over the weekend, there is a lot of footage of carnage out there! I personally like this carnage filled run down the upper, wallace!   Check out some of our t-shirts here: https://www.dbpmagazineonline.com/product/invert-wallace-t-shirt/   Send us suggestions for wallace of the week!

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WHO NEEDS TO CHANGE TO SEE MORE WOMEN IN WHITEWATER? ~ By Laura Oakley

Women and men on white water, is there a difference? Should we be supporting more women to be on the rivers? Are women at a disadvantage in a commercial environment? Should something be changed, if so what? There are some interesting articles and opinions about women in white water. As a white water women I […]

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THE TOTAL PACKAGE ~ Interviewing ICF Paddler Viki Wolffhardt. by Jay Carpenter, Staff Writer

Grit and determination, be athletic and gifted, have drive and the ability to be coached. You must have all of these to ascend to the top of competitive sports, to be the total package. Austrian slalom boater Viktoria Wolffhardt exudes all of these, and more! DBP Admin Jay Carpenter caught up with Viki via Instagram […]