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Svalbard Circumnavigation

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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Rookies and Rifles

  It feels like a long time coming, but Jaime, PG and I have finally come together for the first time.  I flew from New Zealand, and Jaime from Canada, and we have spent the past 5 days at PGs home in Molde, Norway. I was maxed out with 30kgs of checked luggage and another 16kgs
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Kayaks, Gear, and Food on the Way to Svalbard

On the 19th of May, in the dark of an arctic spring night, MS  Malmö came into port in Molde Norway on its way from Gotenburg Sweden to Svalbard. In its hold where our 3 kayaks (Zegul Arrow Empowers), safely stowed, that had been transported all the way from Sweden (thanks to Zegul Ka
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WE DID IT, THANKS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT WITH OUR GIVE A LITTLE PROJECT!

  WE ARE ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR SVALBARD! Our Fundraiser hit its target of $20,000NZD yesterday, we are blown away by the support. A huge “THANKS” to the 79 pledges from around the world that made it possible! Marco Venturini Debby Schweitzer Ben Clancy Lou, Sarah, Oliver
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Training on Te Anau

Yesterday with strong north west winds forecast, I figured that it would be a good day for a downwind run on the lake, an opportunity to clock some km’s moving a little faster than my usual guiding pace, and to work on my paddle fitness. I loaded Slo onto my car and headed 30km up the
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Auckland Sea Kayaks & Rangitoto Island

Auckland Sea Kayaks Logo
A few months ago I received an email out of the blue from Nic Mead of Auckland Sea Kayaks. He’d heard about our Svalbard mission and was keen to help, offering to put on a fundraising paddle in which he would donate the profits of the trip to our cause. Nic spent six years living and
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