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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Virginia

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Virginia
Virginia is home to beaches, swamps, rivers and lakes, islands and hidden city waterways. The Commonwealth has a wealth of locations perfect for…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Virginia

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Virginia
You better hold on tight, because you’re in for a rush of a ride on Virginia’s waters. Being home to the Chesapeake Bay, the Dismal…
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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America
Summer is here and now is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. Outfitted trips can be found all across the U.S. and…
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7 Simple Rules Every Paddler Should Know

7 Simple Rules Every Paddler Should Know
Getting out on the water is one of the most relaxing ways to enjoy summer days outdoors. To keep everyone safe and to enjoy your paddling days even…
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How to Kayak: The Basics Made Easy

How to Kayak: The Basics Made Easy
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need many technical skills to go paddling because today's craft are more stable than ever. The hardest part is…
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How To Get Started In The Paddlesports

How To Get Started In The Paddlesports
Welcome to the wonderful world of paddlesports, where water whisks you away into a magical paradise and pastime you can pursue forever with family…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Virginia

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Virginia
Virginia’s natural splendor is well known throughout the country. With natural wonders like the Great Dismal Swamp in our backyard, it’s…
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10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners

10 Essential Pieces of Gear for Paddle-Sports Beginners
Feeling ready to dip a paddle into some cool waters this summer?  Take your pick from kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding….but…
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Get Started with Paddle Sports: 10 Tips

Get Started with Paddle Sports:  10 Tips
If you’ve ever pictured yourself taking a canoe or kayak down a serene waterway, or navigating a stand-up paddleboard through beautiful blue…
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Water Sports Events Near You

6th Annual Smith Mountain Lake SUP Race

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 9:30am
Smith Mountain Lake Community Park
Moneta, VA
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