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Astral Footwear Interview with Alex Carr, Owner at TOPS for Shoes

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Immersion Research MicroWave Handwarmer Pogies

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The MicroWave Handwarmer Pogies from Immersion Research are a well-thought-out design for those looking to keep their hands comfortable and warm while paddling during a cold weather or cold water season.  How is the user experience of the Immersion Research MicroWave Handwarmer Pogies (MSRP $40)?  Well, first things first, I have general criteria that any […]

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Chris Gragtmans shares knowledge on IR’s 2015 Arch Rival Drysuit

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Chris Gragtmans talks about IR’s 2015 Arch Rival Drysuit.  He’s been using the Arch Rival for the last year and was able to provide a quick rundown of its benefits.

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Astral Porter

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The Porter from Astral is a comfortable outdoor sneaker for those looking for a balance of durability and breathability, as well as traditional boat shoe aesthetics.  How is the user experience of the Astral Porter (MSRP $85)?  Well first things first, I have general criteria that any outdoor footwear must have.   Kyle’s Outdoor Footwear […]

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Accent Premier Edge Touring Paddle

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The Premier Edge from Accent is a powerful, high performance touring paddle for those high angle paddlers looking to optimize their paddle strokes.  How is the user experience of the Accent Premier Edge touring paddle (MSRP $275)?  Well, first things first, I have general criteria that any touring paddle must have. Kyle’s Touring Paddle Criteria […]

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Immersion Research Kling-On Empire Spray Skirt

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The Kling-On Empire from Immersion Research is a reliable, highly durable spray skirt for those looking to avoid implosion or explosion while on the river/creek while accommodating a variety of cockpit rims.  How is the user experience of the Immersion Research Kling-On Empire (MSRP $190)? Well, first things first, I have general criteria that any […]

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Shred Ready Standard Full Face Helmet

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The Standard Full Face from Shred Ready is a reliable, customizable watersports helmet for those looking for affordable protective gear that accommodates a variety of head shapes and sizes.  How is the user experience of the Shred Ready Standard Full Face (MSRP $120)? Well, first things first, I have general criteria that any watersports helmet must have. […]

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Accent Premier Rogue Bent Whitewater Paddle

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The Premier Rogue Bent from Accent is a very powerful, highly durable whitewater paddle for those looking for more power on the river/creek while reducing shoulder and joint fatigue.  How is the user experience of the Accent Premier Rogue Bent whitewater paddle (MSRP $340)? Well, first things first, I have general criteria that any whitewater paddle must have. […]

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IR Arch Rival Drysuit Review – Submitted by Adam Masters

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I’m not your typical kayaker. I don’t throw brown claws off stouts, and I don’t have even a single neck tattoo. I don’t travel the world paddling, and I’m not sponsored by Immersion Research. I mainly run class III/IV rivers, such as the French Broad, Nolichucky, Ocoee and Chattooga. I paddle year round, in any […]

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