Jim

Years Paddling:

I started sometime around 1990

Favourite type of paddling:

Squirt, surf, Whitewater, Canoe

Favourite Current Product:

Dry suit/squirt boat

Favourite Product Owned:

Back in the day my Riot Glide

Favourite river/spot in the UK:

The Dart, local and awesome

Favourite river/spot abroad:

The Allier, Cevennes, France. Grade 5 creeking to grade 2 open boating

Favourite River Snack:

Realy old mars bars and fiery Peperami

Future trip plans:

Squirt boating road trip of warm, clear water spots in the USA

Current Equipment
Boats:

Downtime Wisper squirt boat, Future designs custom Wave Ski, Riot Sword IC Surf Kayak, Mad River Explorer 15 RX,

Paddles:

My trusty old Werner Stikines, 8 years old and still going!

Helmet:

Shred Ready Shaggy chrome and several old random and weird composite helmets!

PFD:

Astral Willis 500

Drysuit

New for winter 14/15 a Kokatat Icon gore-tex custom designed using the Kokatat Gizmo

Cag:

Kokatat gore-tex paclite pull-over, an old and tired Palm Fuse cag

Trousers:

None at the moment I need some new ones!

Thermals:

A mixture of Palm thermals, Helly hansen and old fleeces

Footwear:

Merrel shoes, Astral boots, Palm neoprene socks

Spraydeck :

Playboater Work deck, several Phoneix custom decks to fit squirt boats and surf boats

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