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NEW Logo Apparel - Available while supplies last!

New logo apparel and stickers are now available for purchase at select Wave Sport dealers and on the online store.  Only available while supplies last so get yours today!



Click on the links below for more information on Wave Sport stickers and logo apparel. 







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Added by Wave Sport Marketing on March 24, 2011 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Soggy Southeast, A PFD, and Dialing in the X (VIDEO)

Anaconda, Raven Fork.  Photo: Vaughn Corum



It has been a good couple of weeks here in the Asheville/Charlotte region for me as I finally knocked off…

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Added by Chris Wing on March 23, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

2011 Alabama Mountain Games Featuring NAWF

The 2011 Alabama Mountain Games (NAWF) went great.  This festival brings great music, great people and awesome sports like Mt. Biking Kayaking Disc Golf Stand UP Paddle Boarding and more all together. …
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Added by charlie simmons on March 23, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

TWO NEW whitewater videos.....Check it out!

Check out "killing time"- a whitewater kayaking short with footage from the southeast united states. Featuring a little obligatory Green River Narrows footage, Big Scirum Creek, Rock Creek, Tallapoosa River, and The Locust Fork of the Warrior River. See it all here creek boating, freestyle…
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Added by charlie simmons on March 23, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

Icy Ottawa River

 

It hasn't been the warmest here on the Ottawa but after being home for 3 days staring at the frozen river I simply had to go for a paddle.

After spending over an hour getting the truck stuck in the thigh deep snow of the take-out we finally suited up…

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Added by Tyler Curtis on March 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Two Creeks in a Day!

With clocks "springing forward" giving us one more hour of daylight, I figured it the perfect time to get on two creeks in a day: Cooper Creek and Canyon Creek, Washington. Separated by a forty minute drive, these two creeks are quality. 

 

Copper Creek is a small tributary to the East Fork of the Lewis, located in Washington state. The section typically paddled is very short, and features one Waterfall (2 ftr, 6 ftr, 15 ftr), followed by the Final Five Gorge, five drops in a…

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Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on March 21, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

The Latest and Greatest Chronicles of Gnarnia, "Better Than You."

That's right folks, we completed the movie and it is ready for you to view, you better have your action hats on!  

 

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Added by Chris Wing on March 20, 2011 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Spring is here!

It was a crazy long winter here in VT. We had a ton of snow and really cold temps. I'm so happy to put the winter sporting gear away and bust out the kayaking gear. It took a few weeks in March to actually be able to get on the water. The ice shelves on the rivers were pretty bad. We now have been having mild temps like 40-50 degrees with some rain and the rivers are flowing ice free! I've only been out a few times since I've been working at a cross country ski shop. This week should be a…

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Added by Elaine Campbell on March 19, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Fun on a Washington Classic!

 

Photo copyright Dave Hoffman

 

One nice thing about living in the Columbia River Gorge is the vast array of rivers that lie within an hour's distance of driving. Friday, with the day off work, and rivers high after the week's…

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Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on March 17, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

Project X - My 1st Big Wave Surf in a Production PX56

Ever since the original Project came out back in 2005, I've been picking the boat apart with the help of Robert Peerson and the rest of Team WS trying to find ways to make an incredible design even better. We came out with an improvement - the carbon-only Project 54cx in 2009. This boat went better backwards and had ultra-slicey ends yet big pop for loops.

 

We've been working on fine tuning the next freestyle design ever since. The New River Dries in West Virginia is only 8…

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Added by Bryan Kirk on March 16, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Facebook fan Robert Büchmann sends us his Project X video

 

Facebook Fan Robert Büchmann sent us his Project X video. He's in the Project X 56, and is loving it! "

 

Robert says, "It makes (it) so much fun to paddle and its so effortless"

 



Check out the new Project X at your nearest dealer.

 

Enjoy the…

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Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on March 14, 2011 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Prevent Shoulder Injury and Strengthen your Shoulders for Paddling:

 

What is the one injury most common amongst whitewater paddlers?

 

 

Shoulder dislocation due to general instability and lack of strength within the shoulder capsule.

 

The shoulder joint is what is known as a ball-and-socket joint in which the…

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Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on March 5, 2011 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

Game On.

Well..it that time of year again when it is time to head for home on the Ottawa River and let the cold water paddling begin. It has been 3 long months of NO paddling but a crazy amount of ski days.

It is looking like a ton of rain in Ottawa over the next few days which should start to free up the…

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Added by Tyler Curtis on March 5, 2011 at 7:18am — No Comments

In Review: The Project X 48

 

 

The New Project X:

 

-Shorter

-Higher Volume (48 vs 45)

-More aggressive rocker profile

-Slicier bow

 

I have been paddling a Wave Sport Project 45 since 2007, and never thought I would make the switch to any other boat; I love my Project 45!…

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Added by Kim Russell (previously Becker) on February 23, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Finally!

I have had my Project X for a couple of weeks now and I had yet to get it out other than for some very mediocre surf in Charleston and some flatwater.  I had paddled the proto last fall quite a bit but I could not wait to get this freshie out on the water.

I spent the past weekend out paddling, the first real…

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Added by Chris Wing on February 21, 2011 at 10:58pm — 1 Comment

Garb Session Video Edit..

Here is a quick edit of footage taken in 2010 with GoPro. It is footage from days sessions at Garb Wave on the Ottawa River..

Enjoy.

 

http://www.vimeo.com/20146163

Added by Tyler Curtis on February 21, 2011 at 4:43am — No Comments

Team OutdoorKayak. Portugal Trip.



 

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Added by Albert Aixas on February 8, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Gauley Training in the Project X

So it's this time of the year again....cold temps, not a whole lot of water, and a handful of small playspots. I've found the ultimate cure for the winter timer blues - the Project X! This new design has allowed me to look at the low-water Gauley in a whole new light, and I am stoked to get this new boat on the river any chance I can get! 

Canyon Doors at 2100 cfs!…

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Added by Bryan Kirk on February 8, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Welcome to Uganda

I’d never thought in a million years kayaking would take me where it has and now I’ve ended up in the wilderness of Africa on this amazingly magical island named interestingly enough, the Hairy Lemon. The White Nile has some sick playboating features for right on our doorstep. All we have to do is make a short paddle up the river and assume your place in line for surfs on either the Nile Special or Club Wave depending on the…

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Added by Taylor Cote on February 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

First Project X Review from the UK

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Added by Bryan Kirk on January 28, 2011 at 8:06am — 1 Comment

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