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The first podcast dedicated entirely to the sports of whitewater kayaking, canoeing, playboating, creeking, slalom, expedition, etc....

The first podcast dedicated entirely to the sports of whitewater kayaking, canoeing, playboating, creeking, slalom, expedition, etc....
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The first podcast dedicated entirely to the sports of whitewater kayaking, canoeing, playboating, creeking, slalom, expedition, etc....

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English


Episodes

No Province for Old Men...from Site Zed

12/20/2016
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From the website Site Zed, Kirk Eddlemon joins In Between Swims for his story "No Province for Old Men." "From our overhung perch hundreds of feet above Snowcap Creek, it appeared Bett and I would have a slow if not bumpy flow. We quickly assessed it as perfect for a September afternoon exploratory fix. Only after pulling a few strokes into the bulging center flow did we immediately adjust our assessment from "a good first time level" to "high water indeed..." Look for more from Site Zed...

Duration:00:18:07

Live from the 5 Point Adventure Film Festival!

11/29/2016
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Live from the 5 Point Adventure Film Festival, In Between Swims presents a special panel discussion on women and the outdoors with top outdoors-women and athletes from the Asheville, NC area. Thanks to 5 Point for hosting the panel and look for the live video feed of the event at Facebook.com/inbetweenswims. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:01:53

Nobody's River with Amber Valenti Armstrong and Krystle Wright

9/28/2016
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Amber Valenti Armstrong and Krystle Wright of the Nobody's River expedition join Jeff over coffee, hot chocolate, and a crowded hotel cafe on this episode of In Between Swims. We discuss the 2500 mile all-women's expedition on the Amur River in Mongolia and eastern Russia. Marked by challenges before the trip left the States, Amber and Krystle chat about what it means to be a woman explorer in today's world, the challenges of opening yourself up to adventure while supporting those...

Duration:00:48:17

Team USA K-1 paddler Ashley Nee from the Rio Olympics!

8/4/2016
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A special Olympics edition of In Between Swims with Team USA K-1 Women's athlete Ashley Nee. Ashley joins from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil where she is preparing for the Olympics Opening Ceremony and competition in whitewater slalom. I talk to Ashley about the state of the Olympics in Rio, her relationship with her boat, a preview of the course, and her qualifying path to get to the Olympics. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:28:25

A Conversation with Eric Jackson

7/20/2016
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Welcome back! On this episode of In Between Swims, I sit down with Eric Jackson of Jackson Kayaks to talk whitewater, kayak fishing, 'Jackson Hate', the state of the kayaking world, and many other things. It's been a while. Thanks for your notes and emails and, as always...thanks for listening! See you on the river!

Duration:00:41:41

The Ted Talks

3/25/2015
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Kayakers Emily Jackson and Steve Fisher give their Ted Talks, Uncompromising and Breaking Down Risk. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:30:20

Into The Eddy

1/26/2015
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On this winter episode of In Between Swims.... I discuss the options, advance, and possibilities for whitewater boaters for POV cameras with paddler and outdoorsman Ken Hoeve. Then, following last month's news of Corran Addison re-joining Riot Kayaks - Corran and I talk about how the move happened, lessons learned from the kayak boom of the 90's, and what this means for paddlesport going forward. SYOTR!

Duration:00:43:07

The Exploration

11/30/2014
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On this episode of In Between Swims.... Photojournalist Pete McBride explores the difficulties and similarities of the Colorado and Ganges rivers. I speak with the team of Expedition Inception as they prepare for their multi-country kayaking mission, and.... H2O Dreams whitewater kayak instructor Chris Wing helps us train our 'lizard brain' as we prepare to step up our paddling skills. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:53:15

Green Race Safety with Tommy Hilleke

10/29/2014
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It's time for the Green Race! On this episode, I sit down with multiple Green Race champion Tommy Hilleke to discuss the logistics and strategy for setting safety at the Green Race, especially at signature rapids Gorilla and Go Left. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:16:55

So you're ready for the Gauley...

9/18/2013
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Downriver racer Geoff Calhoun joins me to talk about all things Gauley - the river, the rapids, the Festival, the experience. We break down the big rapids and talk about the lines from a racer's perspective. Plus, a helpful hint or two to make the best out of your Gauley Festival experience.... Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:56:30

Precipice: A novel by Leland Davis

4/17/2013
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Paddler and author Leland Davis presents an audio teaser for his new novel, Precipice. "Chip is swept into a harrowing world of special operations and intrigue that plunges him deep into the jungles of Mexico and far from his comfort zone-where he embarks upon his own quest to become the first person to kayak off a mysterious hidden waterfall. In the remote jungle canyon, Chip uncovers a plot that leads him all the way back to the halls of power in Washington, DC, and over the edge into...

Duration:00:42:29

Inside 'Congo:The Inga Project' with Steve Fisher

4/10/2013
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Red Bull athlete Steve Fisher stops by to talk about his latest expedition and award winning film 'Congo:The Inga Project.' Together with Benn Marr, Rush Sturges, and Tyler Bradt - Steve and his team made the first descent of the Inga rapids of the Congo River in Africa. Steve and I talk about attempting a section of the largest volume of whitewater ever run and pivotal in African exploration history. His film has won numerous awards and his team was named Outside Magazine's 'Adventurers...

Duration:01:05:49

The Swims

5/23/2012
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A collection of the best (and worst) swims of In Between Swims. Featuring stories from seasoned pro's and amateur alike, I look back at epic tales from Emily Jackson, Steve Fisher, Tao Berman, Woody Calloway and many more.

Duration:00:43:19

The Great White Explorer (audio version)

1/31/2012
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In Between Swims presents the audio version of late, African river pioneer Hendri Coetzee's blog, 'The Great White Explorer' with host, Jeff McIntyre. "The days of the great explorers who walked onto blank continents and sailed into unending oceans are gone for good. People like me are wanabes, lucky that there are some places that have not had their mysteries trampled by previous generations feet. The Murchison section of the Nile is one such place...."

Duration:00:54:14

How to Win the Green Race!

11/4/2011
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There's a difference between running the river and racing the river. Experienced Green racer Jason Beakes joins the show to talk about how to race the Green River, what makes it difficult, and takes us through the strategy for each rapid.

Duration:00:16:24

The Future of Boat Design

9/15/2011
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Join Liquid Logic's Woody Calloway, EJ from Jackson Kayaks, Snowy Robertson from Dagger Kayaks, Zoar Outdoor's Bruce Lessels and a gathering of instructors and paddlers at an open discussion on the on the past, present and future of boat design from the Whitewater Symposium at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.

Duration:01:20:24

OR 2011 - Imagine Surf's Corran Addison

8/26/2011
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Finishing up the 2011 Outdoor Retailer coverage with a conversation with Imagine Surf designer and paddler Corran Addison.

Duration:00:10:48

OR 2011 - Kokatat

8/25/2011
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Kokatat's Matt Porter talks about new base layers and Kokatat's new limited edition drysuit and pfd.

Duration:00:08:10

OR 2011 - Core Paddles Steve Horvath

8/24/2011
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Following our recent episode with Steve Horvath of Core Paddles, we catch up at Outdoor Retailer about Core's experience reaching out to retailers and what it's like to be a "new" company at the show.

Duration:00:07:08

OR 2011 - Liquid Logic's Shane Benedict

8/22/2011
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Liquid Logic designer Shane Benedict talks about the latest Logic boats - the Stomper and the Freeride - and how the design idea originated.

Duration:00:12:05