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Old 01-08-2009   #1
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Vintage Ark Paddling Videos from the 1950's at Immersion Research

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Old 01-08-2009   #2
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Damn... to think we have been pronouncing Salida and Arkansas wrong all these years. Hot blond though.

"You're gonna be doin a lot of doobie rolling when youre LIVIN IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER"
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He said......."bites the foam"..........I'm using it.....love it. That and "whitewater bronco busters".
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Old 01-08-2009   #4
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Don't know how he came up with Ar-Kansas... but Saleeda... guess he took Spanish in high school...
You can never step into the same river; for new waters are always flowing on to you. - Heraclitus of Ephesus
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seething! ahh, the good old days,glad i missed em.
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Old 01-09-2009   #6
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I think we sould make both S's silent in "Arkansas" It's only fair, ya know.
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Old 01-09-2009   #7
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do they still have that race? with the kiss at the end? We should bring that back....if not.
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Old 01-09-2009   #8
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My wife does business in Wichita Kansas stays in a Hotel on the River. She tells me people correct he on the pronunciation. As people in Kansas(Wichita anyway) pronounce it like the narrator in the video. sj
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Old 01-09-2009   #9
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Those are great! gotta love the stylin' tight-ass shorts on the winner in the second clip!

anybody have some recent footy of cottonwood rapid--it'd be cool to compare then and now...

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