Category Archives: Dave The Kayaker

A good training day

I finally made it back out on the water today during a well-earned day off. I managed to paddle 10 miles in the Thunderbolt-X kayak and took it easy so I only averaged 5.7mph.  It was a cold, breezy day … Continue reading

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Saturated fat does not clog the arteries

It is nice to a see more and more research supporting what many of us have come to believe for a while now.  This one from the British Journal of Sports Medicine. “A landmark systematic review and meta-analysis of observational … Continue reading

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Massive workout and some time to reflect on my training and my life

I was out of the country this past week and due to jet lag with disrupted sleep patterns, long work hours, and my own stupidity, I was only able to hit a gym twice last week.  Last Sunday and last … Continue reading

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The Vinnie Tortorich FB Live where he talks about the time change, our upcoming trip, and his training on the kayak ergometer

  Feel free to skip to 26:42 where he starts talking about our trip and the indoor kayak training ergometer I built for him, but I encourage you to watch the whole video. Vinnie is The Man for the No … Continue reading

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Guest blog: First-time racer on the Chattajack 31

This is a guest post by my friend and fellow paddler, John McCue, who completed the Chattajack 31 mile race this past Saturday on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga Tennessee.  I was hoping race it this year but was unable … Continue reading

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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.

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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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