Month: January 2016

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Yes, deer…


I startled these deer while sneaking up on some ducks. I never knew the deer were there until they jumped up and took off running. Canoeing and kayaking often allow you to silently sneak up on wildlife and let you get closer than you could on foot without being detected. On the banks of the

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Icy


Hard to believe this was just a couple of days ago. Along the banks of the Neuse River, Raleigh.

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Slam Dunk


There’s nothing like a refreshing dunk in the Neuse River. This 13-year old kayaker kept trying to pull off some trick in the hole he was playing in. Every time he tried, he ended up upside-down. That didn’t stop him from trying over and over again.

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Alone


Seconds after seal-launching off the rocks near the Falls Dam in Raleigh, this 13-year old paddler is swept downstream in the Neuse River. He paddles frantically up and down over the waves, occasionally disappearing completely. His father waits downstream in a kayak along with a friend on the bank with a rope and throwbag. Neither were

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Not Enough Chiefs?


We beg to differ… We are always amazed at the YMCA Y-Guides program here in the Triangle. We were able to go set up at their Chief’s meeting this week and get people pumped about paddling in the Spring and Summer. We love having the Tribes come dip their toes in the water with us.

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