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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Flagler Beach

    Looking out to the ocean with its overcast sky, I can hear the rolling thunder, picking up on the small rumbles that are followed by a larger one which I can feel move the air around me, far off in the distance and the waves crashing down in front of me. I pick up the soft, wooden paddles and hand one to my Dad, hitting the rubber paddle-ball over to him which made a “thunk” against my paddle. He whacks the ball back to me, forcing me to dive into the sand to volley the ball back over to him, the sand scratching against my skin irritatingly. We set the paddles down in the sand next to our towels under the green umbrella and get ready to go for a swim, applying our sunscreen just in case we get cloud burn. I pick up both of our boogie boards and throw my Dad’s to him as if it were a frisbee, and we both launch ourselves into the warm waters of the Gulf, the water filling my nose and mouth with that familiar salty tinge. A few minutes pass and both of us have caught some relatively tall waves because of the wind coming in from the…

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  • Trail Descriptive Writing

    I lashed the kayak paddle to the hornbeck boat in a series of loops and knots, creating a nifty handle that would help me carry the hornbeck on my shoulder. With the paddle secure and my gear readied, I set the timer on my watch to 45 mins, pocketed it in the breast pocket of my rain coat and set off down the trail. It was actually an easy trail at first, wide and level, a byproduct of sharing the trail with the cart path. There weren't many bugs, and it was surprisingly pleasant, a light…

    Words: 1079 - Pages: 5
  • Difference Between Kaaking And Canoeing

    A great way to explore the rivers, lakes, canals and other waters is through the use of boats. Canoeing and Kayaking are two floating crafts that may take anyone to places in the waters that are even difficult to access by any other means. Canoes and kayaks maybe confusing to some but its easy really easy to distinguish one from the other. Kayaking and canoeing both require a paddle for propulsion and steering. The most noticeable difference is the structure of the boats. Kayaks have a…

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  • The Importance Of Stand-Up Cooking

    Firstly, stand-up paddle boarding can help students connect with nature. Being outside is refreshing, rather than being cooped up in a typical class room, students, as well as the professor, can enjoy the outdoors. Seeing as most paddle board classes must take place in lakes, rivers, or inlets, students have the chance to notice the extensive wild life in those areas, which can be a whole other lesson in itself. There are even specific tours to take if an individual is interested in seeing the…

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  • Stand Up Paddling Case Study

    investing into manufacturing paddles for Stand-Up Paddling (SUP), in order to establish a transient advantage. Moreover, while it’s crucial to increase profitability, it’s also vital to remain competitive by remaining aware of both local rivals and new entrants. Firstly, in terms of Fender Ltd., I propose that Relajante should form a joint venture (JV) via contract with them in order to gain access to their relationships with stores across the Gulf Islands, Nanaimo, Tofino and Campbell River.…

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  • Inflatable Sup

    inflatable paddle board, you need to know some tips that will help you choose the model that suits you best. So, let's see which are the most important things you have to look for when purchasing an inflatable SUP. Consider Its Dimensions and Weight Capacity The dimensions and weight capacity of an inflatable board are the first things you have to consider when you start looking for a top pick model. So, make sure that the product in question is at least 9 feet long, 30 inches wide and 4…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Megalodon 10

    When it comes to stand up paddle boarding, everybody knows that this water sport has become one of the most dynamic and relaxing activities because it doesn't require too many things. The paddling lovers don't need to be the most athletic persons in the world. They just have to stay relaxed and keep a good balance on the board in order to maintain their equilibrium. However, it's very important to know that without a quality paddle board it's hard enough to get the desired results. Whether you…

    Words: 764 - Pages: 4
  • Personal Narrative: A Career In Antarctica

    sound from a glacier slowly creeping forward. No matter how many times I’m out here, it feels surreal and I constantly find myself thinking “wow, am I really here? paddling in Antarctica?” For most of my life Antarctica was just that white part on the bottom of a map. It wasn’t until I met someone in New Zealand who had worked at a base there as a glacier guide for scientists that it ever crossed my mind as a possible place to work. I quickly realized that a position on a base was beyond my…

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  • How Did Morris Escape Alcatraz

    there’s the possibility of drowning and getting hypothermia from the freezing cold waters of the San Francisco Bay. Although some may argue that the raft broke and they drowned, but they would’ve found a body by now if that was the case. And others say that they had nowhere to go which could’ve resulted in being on the streets and they would’ve most likely been killed off by the elements or even spotted. It’s possible the boys had somewhere to go or they could’ve stayed in the car. Later…

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  • Grand Teton National Park Research Paper

    You can never practice it too much because your success depends equally on your technique, and your confidence in your technique. The basic idea is that you use your paddle on the surface of the water to momentarily support a twisting motion of your hips that rights the boat. If you lift your head up or pull to hard on your paddle you will miss your roll and remain underwater. Learning the roll is usually easiest with the help a professional instructor. Once you've learned it keep repeating it…

    Words: 2643 - Pages: 11
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