Author Archives: Dave The Kayaker

One of my favorite kayaking videos

From my race at the Wye Island Regatta, 2011.  My first win at that race and my first experimentation with “pop up video” style video editing. Advertisements

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The Prijon Interceptor restoration…

Is the next project on the list over the next couple weekends. If we aren’t going to have enough water to paddle on then I may as well restore an old boat. Pictures and video to follow.

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Next generation fitness trackers

We’re having a drought here in Central Virginia so I have not done much paddling during a time of year where I typically love being on the water and logging many of my annual kayaking miles. So in the absence … Continue reading

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Fitness tracker review: MBHB Sport Smart Bracelet

They sent me one for review so I reviewed it. I love the large display and blood pressure measurement.

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Good sleep, good workout

I finally got a good night’s sleep and then had the gym all to myself this evening after work. Great bookends to the day, heart rate from 50 to 168. And by the way, the Actofit Wearables fitness tracker that … Continue reading

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Odds and ends

I am not making any announcements, but my friendly UPS delivery man dropped off a new book from Amazon so I can now begin some “research.”  I’m looking forward to reading it and when I’m done I’ll post a review. … Continue reading

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My most massive workout ever

It was a long week with lots of travel and I hit the gym immediately after work to release some steam. And, wow, it turned out to be an epic workout. I had the gym all to myself, was cranking … Continue reading

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