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Old 03-25-2017, 12:35 PM
 
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Old 03-25-2017, 01:00 PM
 
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I thought about getting a kayak but there is even a science behind kayaking, since I bought the best kayaking book out there from a camping store in Champaign - Urbana. And I'm not a good swimmer, so I bought eyeglass graded swim mask / goggle and a snorkel.
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Old 03-25-2017, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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enough with the goddam whitewater kayaking. Go move somewhere that has it already.
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Old 03-25-2017, 03:57 PM
 
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enough with the goddam whitewater kayaking. Go move somewhere that has it already.
Lol. Yes boss.
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Old 03-26-2017, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Shouldn't this post be in a sports and leisure forum, not here?
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Old 03-26-2017, 04:33 PM
 
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enough with the goddam whitewater kayaking. Go move somewhere that has it already.

How many kayakers have to die before you'll open your eyes?!?

May science have mercy on your poor lost soul
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