Month: July 2010 | Kayak Power

 

 

 











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We on the air with KLIF 570 am

July 31, 2010 by mike swope

That’s right we started our Saturday off early….5:15 am for a live gig on

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We visit with Ron and Bron about KPC and what we do and where we do it

on their very cool show…..

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We chatted about LLELA, the cleanup on WRL and some other cool

kayaking things we’ve done and the outside places to go to and paddle!!

This is were I did the gig, close to the water of course…..

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This is looking East from Lawther and yes I was the 1st on on the water!

 

Thanks to KLIF and the guys for letting us talk “live” on the air today…..

You can check them out on the Radio or via the internet at www.klif.com

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4 sale – for sail – four sale – IIII sale …OK OK.. you get the idea…

Lightly used Yakima  BOW DOWN kayak carrier…4 uprights or

2 sets of two,  retail $ 179 per set yours for only…. $ 200.00 for both

sets…  Why you ask??? because we have to much stuff and we

can’t use it all…all the time so our quality used twice gear can be

yours!!!  Call Mike at 214 669 1663 or email mike@kayakpower.com 

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We.. “take it easy”

July 31, 2010 by mike swope

With the Eagle’s Tribute  band for the Thursday Concert Paddle…….

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Terry, Jackie, Kay, and Tracy enjoy the tunes and the paddle at WRL!

Join us in September too for more fun on Thursday’s too, here’s the music

line up….

Briefcase Blues   Thursday September 23rd  WRL  paddles wet 7pm

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4 sale – for sail – four sale – IIII sale …OK OK.. you get the idea…

Lightly used Yakima  BOW DOWN kayak carrier…4 uprights or

2 sets of two,  retail $ 179 per set yours for only…. $ 200.00 for both

sets…  Why you ask??? because we have to much stuff and we

can’t use it all…all the time so our quality used twice gear can be

yours!!!  Call Mike at 214 669 1663 or email mike@kayakpower.com

Fox 4 and LLELA…..

July 27, 2010 by mike swope

Check us on on the 22nd of August we’ll be on FOX 4 TV!!!

CIMG0143 See one of our favorite TV anchors paddle with us at LLELA,

that’s right Richard Ray from channel 4……and his crew

Nune the highly skilled photo journalist, he carries the heavy camera…

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and Aurielle a budding TV personallity  and new paddler too!

This was her first moving water and she did great!!!

Of course I got a little face time with our TV hero as well!! Who by the way..

knows how to paddle, so…he’s got the show and he’s got the go…..

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So save that date and watch Fox 4 or tweet them or friend them on facebook too!

      Morning News on Sunday August the 22nd and

                     also on Monday August the 23rd

Thanks guys..and girls too…    :)                 

RUBY GETS TRASHED WITH HER FRIENDS

July 26, 2010 by mike swope

See Ruby paddle     See Ruby get trash

multiply by all her friends and guess WHAT???

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Ruby’s friends 20 ,,,, trash   ZERO!!!

A big Thanks to each and every paddler who helped make the lake a cleaner place to paddle for everyone!!

 

Check out all the pictures at www.kpcphotos.com  click on wrl and then the date of the cleanup 7/25/201  or…… just click this link!

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This folks brought their A game for this cleanup!  Way to go!!!

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A BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE from KPC!

 

Need a conservation event for your group?

Contact us for days and locations… bring us your ideas or use ours!

2010 could be the year you, your group, your company or community

MAKES A DIFFERENCE!!!!!!

Want to help but can’t spare the time..ask us about donations,too!

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LLELA was cool

July 26, 2010 by mike swope

Really.. it was slightly overcast and a light wind from the South and it felt like cold air on the river!

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We also got a a free ride down river because the water was flowing the best level it’s had all year!

Next month, we go back to the 3rd Saturday but we keep the 9am paddles wet, so be can skirt the Texas heat!!!

 

See you next Month!!

 

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REI Free Clinic

July 21, 2010 by mike swope

TONIGHT  

7/22/2010

7pm in the boat department…….

Multi Day Trips in your kayak

How to plan, how to pack and where to go

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Call REI at 972 490 5989 to register (for Free) or just join us at the store.

Tonight’s special   1 free kayak light courtesy of REI if you can answer this

very simple question…….the shortest river in Texas is one of only two river that host a habitat for this endangered fish, name this fish.

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WRL and Ruby Sunday 7/25/2010

July 21, 2010 by mike swope

Join Ruby and her friends for a fun time at White Rock Lake….

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Sunday 10am  to 3pm

at Jackson Point  on White Rock Lake

4100 W Lawther Dallas Texas 75214

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Kayak rental just $ 20 (special $5 off) per paddler   or

help clean the lake (we supply the cleaning gear)

and it’s only $ 10 per paddler

YOUR Choice 

Call Ruby 

832 601 7001or email at Ruby3star@hotmail.com for details…..

L3 Certification Class a blast in Grapevine Texas

July 20, 2010 by mike swope

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With Mike Aronoff a L5 Coastal ITE, & L5 WW ITE  leading the class

the learning was fast paced and fun too!

Mark you calendar for 2011 we’ll be on Quantina Island on the Gulf of Mexico in February with Mike again!!!

Congrats to Nettie, Dave, Dan, Todd, Grace and Michael for being part of the first KPC Coastal Class in North Texas in 2010!!!!!!!

More Certification class coming this fall too!!

Mike Takes Corpus Christi by storm..

July 14, 2010 by mike swope

Mike Aronoff, that is and not really by storm but just by wind….

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miles an hour on Monday and Tuesday, not bad for L4 Coastal Class!

But This Friday (evening) Saturday and Sunday Mike is in Dallas for a ACA

IDW and ICE for Coastal Kayaking, and we have two spots still open.

Coastal Instructor Development Workshop Friday and Saturday

Coastal Instructor Certification Exam Sunday.

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Holiday Fun….

July 7, 2010 by mike swope

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It was the Dallas Arboretum kids at WRL and yes we did get a very cooling shower at the end……  Thanks Ann!

 

Then it was the LLELA Paddle and Stomp at the beaver pond too……

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Then just the normal stuff for us…..

Lessons……

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And more….

On tap for the month….

7-10-2010    SSSS or S4 or Second Saturday Shoreline Spruceup

9am-11am

 

7-10-2010  Intro2Kayaking  $125 per paddler 9am-3pm – an all inclusive overview of kayaking and rescue too

7-13-2010  Free REI Plano Clinic, How to pick your Kayak 7pm boat dept

7-15-2010 thru 7-18-2010  Coastal Kayak Certification Class  Grapevine

lake at Rockledge Park   Space limited contact Mike for details  $289

7-22-2010 Free REI Dallas Clinic Multi-Day Kayak Trips 7pm boat dept

7-24-2010 LLELA  rescheduled from the 3rd Sat to the 4th Saturday

Special Time 8am safety talk 9am paddles wet!  Just $50 per paddler

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