From the category archives:

Video – 2008-2016

The Band Geeks of Paddlesports

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To say that anything is fringe about paddling is sort of an understatement.  Most paddlers are rather unique individuals.  That’s one way to say it.  The other way is to say most paddlers are the nerds who got picked on in high school.  These same people were skaters, punk rockers, hippies and band geeks.  If […]

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ENTER THE DONKEY – Dawning of a new era in kayak films

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ENTER THE DONKEY was released in 2006, bringing in the dawn of a new age in kayak films.  This mention of a new era is not motivated by the idea that the quality or content of the film was necessarily paramount, but more so because of the sudden and swift rise of a little thing […]

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Kayaking 4 Kidz Part 2 now available on DVD

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Kayaking 4 Kidz, Part 2 “Intro to Whitewater” This is an instructional video made especially for kids who are making their first step on whitewater. With World Cup Champion Jez, you will be shown step by step everything you need to know for your first whitewater experience. “Video has become one of the single most […]

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“The North Shore” free online screening at CanoeKayak.com, May 8th and 9th

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We were proud to learn that “The North Shore: a guide to getting lost” (the first segment on the Rapid Transit DVD Coming Home) won the award for Best Professional Film at this year’s National Paddling Film Festival. The NPFF is a wonderful event and the most prestigious festival dedicated to celebrating work in the […]

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Kelsey Thompson talks about the making of Locals Only

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Filmmaker and Pro Boater Kelsey Thompson talks about his experience making his exciting kayak film, LOCALS ONLY. He tells some secrets about how he captured such unique, high-quality footage in the rugged landscapes where the film was shot. As well, he shares a little bit about each person and geographical region featured in the film. […]

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Adventure Film Night Wrap-up

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First of all, thanks to the more than 130 people who came out to Southern Appalachian Brewery last night to help us enjoy the adventure films and raise money to support RiverLink and Our Voice. It was a fantastic evening, and we succeeded in raising over $1,800 for these two excellent causes. And thank you […]

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Adventure Film Night + Liquidlogic Kayak Giveaway!

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Here’s a short list of things that I really enjoy:  adventure, films about adventure, craft beer, and kayaking. On February 16th (Thursday) we’re going to have an opportunity to throw all of those things together for a night at the Southern Appalachian Brewery (S.A.B.) in Hendersonville. And we’re going to give away a kayak to […]

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Longboard Asheville: December

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Longboard Asheville had an unseasonably warm and welcome December.  Typically the roads would all be ruined by salt, sand and chemicals by now and we would have been hibernating for the winter.  Thanks though, to global warming and the coming apocalypse, we enjoyed mostly balmy temperatures and were able to lay urethane lines all over […]

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Coming Home DVD now available.

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Happy New Year, Chris Gallaway and I have worked long and hard on a collection of short films which have now been released on DVD here at Rapid Transit.  Our DVD is entitled COMING HOME, and is comprised of these four films: • The North Shore: A Guide to Getting Lost • Grand Canyon in […]

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How to Go Surf Kayaking – DVD Preview

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Presented by Rapid Transit Video, HOW TO GO SURF KAYAKING is a documentation of the development of the sport from 1997-2010. This is a story told by a group of surf paddlers from the East Coast. During the 45 minute running time you’ll receive a comical, however sincere, clinic on the lessons these surfers learned […]

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