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Freya Hoffmeister, German paddler, in her kayak with her paddle raised above her head.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Freya Hoffmeister

Tackling enormous paddling expeditions is not new for Freya Hoffmeister. The German kayaker is well-known in the paddling world for circumnavigations of Iceland, Australia, South…

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10 of Adventure Kayak's Most Popular Stories From 2016

1. Video: Gnarly Ocean Play in California Obviously, this story made an impression on paddlers everywhere. Our most viewed story from 2016 is a video…

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Editorial: Paddling Friendships

Editorial: Paddling Friendships

“Thank you! See you!” The petite Japanese woman beamed, bouncing onto her tiptoes to give each of us a hug goodbye. Strangers just three days…

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Unsung Heroes: The Humble Kayak in History

Unsung Heroes: The Humble Kayak in History

In a 17th-century fortress high in the Pyrenees Mountains near the Spanish border is a sea kayak. It’s a beat-up folding model from the 1930s,…

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Beat the Winter Blues: 6 of the Best Kayaking Films of All Time

Beat the Winter Blues: 6 of the Best Kayaking Films of All Time

For many paddlers, the bitter cold and frozen waters of winter herald the end of the boating season. But don’t swap that paddle for a…

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What's In: Sarah and Boomer's Tiny Home

What's In: Sarah and Boomer's Tiny Home

When you're used to fitting everything you need into two kayak hatches and living out of a tent for months at a time, 280 square…

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10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

1. MAINTAIN YOUR GEAR With winter storms howling outside, now is the time to do those big and little repairs you’ve been putting off. Fix…

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Infographic: How To Get Your Kids To Love Kayaking

There is nothing more fulfilling than a great adventure outdoors with your family. However, a kayaking trip with your kids can be exciting and stressful…

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A kayaker in NZ is shown swimming with an Orca whale

7 Kayaking Videos You Need To See

We love a great video here at Adventure Kayak. Over the years we have seen many exciting, gorgeous and striking videos of kayaking trips, wildlife…

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A child in a canoeing costume wearing a beard.

10 Best Paddling Themed Halloween Costumes

Halloween is less than two weeks away, and if you are like us at Adventure Kayak, you’ve been too busy squeezing in last paddling trips…

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The 5 W's with Gordon Brown

The 5 W's with Gordon Brown

Born and raised in Scotland, Gordon Brown is well known by paddlers around the world for his charming accent, exceptional coaching and incredible coordination in…

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Freedom to Roam: The Cost of Always Being Connected

Freedom to Roam: The Cost of Always Being Connected

I stood at the display counter of my outdoor retailer looking at the array of satellite communication devices: a SPOT Messenger; a DeLorme inReach that…

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A tattoo of a woman in a kayak on a woman's back.

The 12 Best Kayaking Tattoos

Obsessed with kayaking? We are too. Tell-tale signs of being kayak-crazy include making kayaking your main conversation topic, obsessing over the minutiae of new gear…

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