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Nikki R.
Wife, road warrior and independent sales rep for the best in the paddlesports business, crafter and gardener
Wife, road warrior and independent sales rep for the best in the paddlesports business, crafter and gardener

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The Cowichan River Youth Festival on Vancouver Island, is an annual youth kayaking festival hosted by Dan Norman and his students from Brentwood College. This festival is one of the only whitewater kayaking youth specific events in the country and we are ha...

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Keepin' It Moving Mantra
I have been terribly delinquent in my blogging and want to do a better job in 2017. This year has been off to a great start. We have a new mantra in our house, Keepin' It Moving and so far so good.  2016 had some tough spots in it and living life with my be...

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2nd Annual Toby Creek Race 2016 – Werner Odachi
Thanks to guest-blogger, Allen Yip from Aquabatics Calgary for his thoughts on the recent Toby Creek Race in Panorama, BC and his paddle of choice, the Werner Paddles Odachi .  I was super stoked to compete in the Toby
Creek Race.   This year, thousands of

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Kokatat Global Ambassador and SUP Paddler, Norm Hann Finishes the Iconic Yukon River Quest Race
Earlier this year I was on the phone with Kokatat Global
Ambassador, Norm Hann discussing his adventure-plans for 2016. I was very
excited to hear that he had a plan to stand up paddle (SUP) the Yukon River
from Whitehorse to Dawson as part of the world-ren...

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Review of the Kokatat Women's Switch Zip Idol Drysuit
Thanks to Recreational Canoeing Association of British Columbia - RCABC whitewater canoeing instructor, Allyson Phillips for the following review of the Kokatat Women's Idol Drysuit . "I
recently had the opportunity to try out the Kokatat Gore-tex Idol drys...

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Norm Hann Joins Nikki Rekman Sales Team and Kokatat Global Ambassador Team
At Nikki Rekman Sales we have the privilege of meeting and
working with some of the industry’s best ambassadors and Norm Hann is one of
those people. I can’t remember the first time I met Norm, I think most
likely in the early days of the Kal Classic . (Hos...

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The Yukon River - Prepping for the Adventure
Anyone that knows us, knows that March is the start of the busy season for us, April is crazy and well after that it's full on and there is never a dull moment until our last event at the end of October. This April has been particularly busy with phone call...

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Thrills and Spills: Cowichan River Youth Kayak Fest 2016
Big thanks to Liam B. Ellis (Class of 2016 at Brentwood College) for this awesome write up on the Cowichan River Youth Kayak Fest (CRYK) held on Vancouver Island recently. (previously posted on the Brentwood College blog ) Spring’s sunny weather heralded th...

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2016 Werner Grand Prix Review
Welcome to our guest blogger, Werner Team Paddler , Mike Darbyshire. After hearing about the changes to Werner Paddles SUP linefor 2016 I was eager to get the paddles into my hands and into the water.  I placed my pre-order at the end of last year
for 3 new...

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Routes of Change Expedition - Canoeing from Hope, BC to Vancouver, BC with Canadian explorer, Markus Pukonen
Mark and I had discussed doing a winter paddling trip down
the Fraser River this year but we never expected the impetus would be a guy, we
had never met, circumnavigating the planet without the use of a motor. When life and the paddling community comes toge...
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