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The Dirtbaggin lifestyle

PESH FEST 2017 ~ Epic times at the original home of DBP. by Christopher O’Brien

Pesh Fest was great this past weekend! High flows on the Peshtigo and the Midwest kayaking community enjoying every minute ...

Redemption and good times on the Nolichuckey Gorge ~ By Michael Potter

A few weeks ago Jeff Vannoy and I set aside a day for a Nolichuckey Gorge trip. After I Wallaced ...

Paddling Banter: Learn your ABC of paddling!

Another month, another instalment of the excellent paddling banter! For those of you in the USA, the melt has really ...

NSR 2017 ~ A Look Back

National Student Rodeo (NSR) is the biggest student kayaking event in the UK, if not the world. It brings kayakers ...

WHITEWATER : A THRILLER ~ An Excerpt from the Book. by William McGinnis 

We were just crossing the eddy line and paddling out into the main current when I felt a sudden blast ...

THE SOULFUL RIVER. by Jesse Delamotte

There are many things in this world that do not make sense to me. Politics, women, life in general. The ...

WHAT’S IN THE DRY BOX? ~ And Other Secrets from 30 Years Spent Raft Guiding. by Taz Riggs

“Never let them look in your box.” It’s probably one of the first and most profound lessons I’ve learned from ...

HIRING DIRT BAGS?! YES!! ~ Interviewing White Water Adventurers’ Jim Greenbaum.

EDITOR’S DESK– Here in America, children grow up learning the simple rhyme, “April Showers bring May Flowers.” April’s wet weather ...

PUT IN : APRIL 2017 ~ Featuring DBP Admin Javan Robinson.

EDITOR’S DESK: Dirt Bag Paddlers, One Love One River, and World Wide Wallace… The main phrases of our community embody ...

TAKEOUT : MARCH 2017 ~ Scenes from A Wisconsin Winter. by Jake Ring

EDITOR’S DESK: The commercial rafting season here at Kosir’s Rapid Rafts, the original headquarters of Dirt Bag Paddlers, has always ...