Month: September 2011 | Kayak Power

 

 

 











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Did you ever wonder……

September 25, 2011 by mike swope

Why it’s called a TRIATHLON?            UPDATE!!!

That’s easy… because you TRI to wake up and find your

friends in this crowd…..

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Once you do… it’s time to warm up & get ready for the ….

 

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Swim, and when we say swim…….. it’s a very general

description of a hummmmm…………….water fight???

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But not to worry      we got you covered with kayakers…

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And Lifeguards…….really good life guards!!!!!

 

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On the ground…….and on the water too……………

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We also made some new friends……..

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And with this nice lady watching us…….

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…………………and some in a timely fashion too!

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So thanks again to our volunteers again for making sure that Races with PlayTri, are safe with KayakPower!

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Hey we had a ball!

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We’ll some of us anyway…..   Smile

 

 

UPDATE, Thanks Steve for the great pics too!

 

Play TRI Swim race…

September 24, 2011 by mike swope

Check it out in Stonebridge……

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And what a wonderful day too, clear skies, a gentle breeze and lots of very fast swimmers too!!

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So here’s the deal…. we get help from the power boats to

set up the course buoys………..

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We get a couple of really cool lifeguards and we help the

racers make either 750 meters or 2 laps and 1500 meters.

Would you like that converted to yards?? 

OK….. a very long way in the water!!!  There you go!

 

Check out the photos and BIG Thanks to …………..

George, Debbie, Randy, Michael, Nettie, Ken and family,

Bobbie, and Alan, Monica, Steve, Todd, Marcus, including

David as the rabbit too!

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Holy Cow!

September 20, 2011 by mike swope

                                           UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE

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Beef, it’s what’s for the river…………

The San Marcos River to be exact, and yes we had company along the way…and that’s no bull….LOL!!!

Sorry that was too easy….

What we did have (besides livestock) was a few folks in kayaks…..

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That’s right the Hats group rides AGAIN!!! in cool clear

San Marcos water in Martindale Texas!!! You Go Girls..

and Dad’s too!

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It was skinny water or boney in paddler terms except for

the fun we had as a group, and this group know how to

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Have fun, as you can see from the above…..and less you think the Dad’s are slacking  check out this before and after

GAME FACE!!!

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Hunter rules the water on the San Marcos!!!

We got weathered out late Saturday but after a brief

under bridge stay….

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oops  make that kayak on Sunday and really got busy!

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We have loads of pictures below and will let you see them

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all too, and remember kayakpower gives you your photos for free…….

Why ???

because you make us happy when you paddle with us!

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You just can’t fake a real paddler smile, can you???

 

      Check back for the newest upload of picture too!

 

THANKS TO ALL THE HAT’s FOLKS

FROM YOUR FRIENDS AT …….      

KayakPower!

DRC…

September 12, 2011 by mike swope

Paddles??  Yes they prefer to run ……..but in a pinch…

They’ll grab a paddle too!

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They had some fun WITHOUT getting shin splints with KPC!

And believe it or not, after a couple of

Marg’s (7 & 8) it’s a easy paddle too!

OK not really…….  (8 or 9 I think….)

 

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Some folks remembered us from the

last year on the water and at the party

….despite that, they still came and

paddled!!

 

 

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Those final sundown pic’s really look cool, don’t ya think?

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And all the kids, young and old had fun with KPC!

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Check em all out here…………………………….

 

Need us for your….

party, team building, retail event, private event, B day party, group outing, clean up, instruction, S&R or just want us to bring the fun??

Contact us today and we’ll help you with your next event

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A Day of Fun

September 12, 2011 by mike swope

                                                                      UPDATED!

At BPS, we hit the early show on Channel 8…

but they used us as props again!!!  grrrr!

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/Canoes-Kayaks-Fishing-Boats—Oh-My-129299483.html

That was from Tuesday morning……. thanks Gary & Chris

flash forward to ………

SATURDAY Fun on Lake Ray Hubbard…..

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So the deal is get people exposed to the water and let them enjoy a family friendly experience and some fun…

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And mother nature finally gave us the clam water we needed to have a easy time instead of the NORTH SEA!

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So it’s really very simple……

grab your family, get a kayak and enjoy!

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Thanks to Bill and Ryan at BPS for letting us

enjoy a great Saturday @ Bass Pro Shops…and

on the water at the BPS dock on lake Ray Hubbard!!!

Join us next time for the 3rd annual Outdoor festival in 2012

Stop Dreaming and Start Paddling!  w/ KayakPOWER!

 

UPDATE!!!!    UPDATE!!!!   UPDATE!!!!    UPDATE!!!!

New Photos from Karen, THANKS!!!

 

Including our youngest solo paddler, way to go young man!

S4 with PERFECT

September 11, 2011 by mike swope

                                                      UPDATE!!!

Weather and water conditions….

Yes I normally write about the great work we do, and the fun we have but today I’ll let the pictures do the talking..

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So in review………..more of this……

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……………means less of this!

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Next S4…. second Saturday in October JP@WRL

UPDATE   UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE

Thanks Steve for the great photos!

Next Clean up …

9/17/11 City of Irving     9/17/11 LLELA

Super Saturday at Lake Grapevine…..

September 4, 2011 by mike swope

We start with the video to set the stage……..

 

Rockledge Park

You know it’s a funny you get some folks, some kayaks,

add in a nice day and nice weather, and what do you get?

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on the ground……

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learning new skills and doing that

Mother Daughter thing……

 

check this out….

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So you can bring the kids…both young and …ahem

well just the kids……

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and the little kids that are still in us too!

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And gosh darn if we don’t have a blast, in fact the 6 hours

go poof, and it’s time to go…..

 

Check out all the photos and also the photo credit to

Steve, and to Todd, and also to our newest water

photographer, or should I say….underwater

photographer for this very very cool pic…….check it out

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That is a …

underwater inside the kayak self portrait….COOL!

 

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See you at the

S4

next Saturday!

Stop Dreaming

Start Paddling

with

KPC!

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