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Old 08-17-2014   #1
 
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Just had to say it somewhere

Sorry about the random post, and maybe no one will see it. I just need to say somewhere (other than facebook because I can't bring myself to post crap on facebook) that I did my first combat roll in the river today!!! YEAH!!! It's out. Feelin good and ready to keep improving my kayaking. I feel like I can really get into it now! Another reason I want to become more familiar with this site because I would like to make some river friends along the way! Enjoy the rest of your summer mountainbuzzers!!! See ya on the water

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Old 08-17-2014   #2
 
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Congrats. That's a big step. I still remember exactly where I figured it out.
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Old 08-17-2014   #4
 
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That's awesome!!! Though I recall forgetting how to roll after I got my first combat..... If this happens, just go back to the basics. Tuck up and get your paddle above the water!! And head up last!!
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good job !
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congrats
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good job !
WHat do you know about combat rolls Steve? U do any today.

Indecision rock is about going right or left - not a choice of right-side up or upside down!
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Old 08-17-2014   #8
 
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Congrats!

You're now officially a better kayaker than I am! There's a beer in my cooler for you.

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Old 08-18-2014   #9
 
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Thank you all so much! What a rad river community! I have certainly felt the amnesia of the roll and it can be discouraging but you're right! Just keep that pain in the ass head down It is so unnatural because I SO badly want my face out of the water first. Thanks again for the support everyone I am stoked!
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lol, this must be Fino from the profile pic. Are you drag'en that thing?
And yes, we all respect you roll Steve.
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