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Our Documentary Trailer Released, Paddling the Cold Edge.

      Finally Jaime has edited a teaser for our upcoming documentary that will be released in the later part of 2017. Enjoy and check back here for more details on the full release. Paddling The Cold Edge Trailer, a World First Journey in a Land of Ice and Bears : Svalb
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Svalbard Circumnavigation Expedition Nominated for “Expedition of the Year” 2016 by Canoe and Kayak Mag.

Vote HERE and help us win this prestigious adventure award The Canoe & Kayak Awards is a forum for the paddling community to recognize excellence in our sport. Winners are nominated by their peers and chosen by everyday paddlers. The Canoe & Kayak Awards celebrate all aspects
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Article and Online Feature out in Canoe and Kayak Magazine USA

  We are stoked to have the first Feature Article out on our trip placed in Canoe and Kayak Magazine USA. Not only did present an amazing spread in there mag’ showing the photo’s and telling the story of our epic journey, they also put up an awesome interactive online
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Feb 6 – 24th Kayak Svalbard 2015 North American Talk Tour

Jaime is on a tour giving his mixed media talk about the Ice Bear and Islands team’s world first sea kayak circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago Norway.   2300km’s, 71 days, 3000 Polar Bears, 160km’s of unbroken Glacial cliffs.   “The talk that must be heard” ~ Je
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InReach Explorer Reveiw

Polar bear and kayaker look at each other while being very close distance with Glacial cliffs behind
Our recent successful world first sea kayak circumnavigation of Svalbard Archipelago in Arctic Norway was helped immensely by our use of the Delorme InReach explorer system. The system provided so many useful applications that it became a center piece of our 71 day 2300km trip. “Our w
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THE GREAT WAR OF ISISPYNTEN – 3 kayakers, 9 hungry polar bears & 200km of glacial cliffs

Along the entire North Eastern coast of Nordaustlandet lies one long line of glacial cliffs, which at this latitude stretch nearly an entire parallel. For more than 200km the Austfonna Glacier heaves masses of ice into the Arctic Ocean and guards Svalbard’s shores. From the info
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The Big Break and the Unintentional “Race for Nordaustlandet”

The day (or night, it was hard now to tell these days) was sunny and beautiful, the wind had been minimal as we had pushed north with our sea kayaks through the sea ice on the way to a bold and prominent cape jutting out into the arctic sea. I gazed down the open coast inside the sea
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Crossing the Strait

Here is a quick update on the first stage of our circumnavigation of Nordaustlandet. We have been busy pushing out some big days hence the lack of blog updates. More coming soon.. I promise! Spitsbergen to Nordaustlandet On the 21st of July we crossed back south over the 80th parallel
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Nordaustlandet (Kingdom of the Ice Bear) in the Bag.

Sorry for the delay in our blog posts, the ice broke quickly and allowed us passage around the north of Nordaustlandet, the journey proved to be something more epic, surreal and mind blowing than any of us had imagined, it consumed our existence in every facet of emotions and physical
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