The Chain

Inland paddling
User avatar
Diamond Dave
Posts: 601
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:02 am
Contact:

The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:35 pm

Any listeners to the Radcliff and Maconie show on BBC Radio 6 (ex Radio 2) will be aware of “The Chain” - officially the longest listener-generated thematically linked sequence of musically based items on the radio.
http://www.thechain.co.uk/

Could a UKRGB version exist?
Officially the longest browser-generated thematically linked sequence of kayaking based items on the internet...

All you need to do is link the previous post with a picture/video of your own. The more round about/tenuous the connection the better!

I’ll kick things off:

Here is a photo of an awesome rock grind in an old skool kayak from 2013 Pyranha Fest last weekend courtesy of Welsh Rivers Guidebook

Image

So, from this rock grind to.....
Dave Burne
Full Facers - the way forward!
http://www.fourbordersexpedition.com

clarky999
Posts: 2875
Joined: Thu Nov 23, 2006 11:42 pm
Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Been thanked: 1 time
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by clarky999 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:52 pm

This kayak once met a rock:

Image

User avatar
Poke
Posts: 4844
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 pm
Location: Wigan
Been thanked: 12 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Poke » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:08 pm

Jim was lucky he didn't meet a rock, as he's wearing a WW comp helmet:



(do I really need to post that photo again?)
Uniyaker - Uni expeditions
Team Pyranha - My adventures

User avatar
Poke
Posts: 4844
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 pm
Location: Wigan
Been thanked: 12 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Poke » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:09 pm

Answer: Yes, I do:

Image

(Twice in a day - 'ave it Jim)
(Sorry)
Uniyaker - Uni expeditions
Team Pyranha - My adventures

User avatar
Andee B
Posts: 67
Joined: Sat Nov 11, 2006 6:22 pm
Location: cheshire

Re: The Chain

Post by Andee B » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:03 pm

Image

From one invert on the Etive, to another on the Dee.

Betty
Posts: 184
Joined: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:12 pm

Re: The Chain

Post by Betty » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:08 pm

Image

This is me in a kayak in a WW race helmet, with a canoe with a guy who is so gnarr that he needs no helmet... instead he wears a hat fasioned out of a real raccoon.

User avatar
Diamond Dave
Posts: 601
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:02 am
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:45 pm

From a racoon headed man in an open canoe, to a silver beadered man in an open canoe:

Image
Dave Burne
Full Facers - the way forward!
http://www.fourbordersexpedition.com

User avatar
Mark R
Posts: 24131
Joined: Thu Jan 10, 2002 6:17 pm
Location: Dorset
Has thanked: 13 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Mark R » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:21 am

...to another old man with much less hair but far better dress sense...

Image
Mark Rainsley
FACEBOOK

User avatar
Simon Westgarth
Posts: 6565
Joined: Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:05 pm
Location: Øyer in Norway
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 8 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Simon Westgarth » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:27 am

Who does a but of show boating from time to time.........

Image

I did have a shot of Nick Burnes, but Mark was toooooo fast.

User avatar
Mark R
Posts: 24131
Joined: Thu Jan 10, 2002 6:17 pm
Location: Dorset
Has thanked: 13 times
Been thanked: 10 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Mark R » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:09 am

Old-school showboating pile-up...

Image
Mark Rainsley
FACEBOOK

User avatar
banzer
Posts: 3292
Joined: Thu May 05, 2005 11:37 pm
Location: Harrogate, Yorkshire
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 3 times

Re: The Chain

Post by banzer » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:06 am

Pile-up narrowly averted on trip to Skye:

Image
A. Boater wrote:It's all Pierre's fault
www.neviscanoes.co.uk

User avatar
ion
Posts: 796
Joined: Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:55 am
Location: California
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: The Chain

Post by ion » Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:50 am

Piling up boats helps with color coordination.

Image

User avatar
Simon Westgarth
Posts: 6565
Joined: Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:05 pm
Location: Øyer in Norway
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 8 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Simon Westgarth » Sat Sep 28, 2013 1:13 pm

No colour co-ordination...

Image

The Portage King
Posts: 101
Joined: Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:37 pm

Re: The Chain

Post by The Portage King » Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:37 pm

Diamond Dave wrote: old skool kayak ..
Overflow was a great boat..

User avatar
Poke
Posts: 4844
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 pm
Location: Wigan
Been thanked: 12 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Poke » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:34 am

No colour co-ordination, to co-ordinated orca attack:
Image
Uniyaker - Uni expeditions
Team Pyranha - My adventures

User avatar
ion
Posts: 796
Joined: Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:55 am
Location: California
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: The Chain

Post by ion » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:52 am

Attack?...yes! Attack ATTACK!

Image

Dave Manby
Posts: 2010
Joined: Mon Dec 22, 2003 10:36 am
Location: Llangollen
Been thanked: 10 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Dave Manby » Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:21 am

The Portage King wrote:
Diamond Dave wrote: old skool kayak ..
Overflow was a great boat..
No the Overslow was not a good boat

User avatar
Simon Westgarth
Posts: 6565
Joined: Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:05 pm
Location: Øyer in Norway
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 8 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Simon Westgarth » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:12 pm

From attack to Sam Sutton SIckline World Champion being flatten....

Image

clarky999
Posts: 2875
Joined: Thu Nov 23, 2006 11:42 pm
Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Been thanked: 1 time
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by clarky999 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:38 pm

What happened when I DIDN'T boof into someone's face...

Image

The Portage King
Posts: 101
Joined: Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:37 pm

Re: The Chain

Post by The Portage King » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:53 pm

Dave Manby wrote:
The Portage King wrote:
Diamond Dave wrote: old skool kayak ..
Overflow was a great boat..
No the Overslow was not a good boat
I'm tempted to say "Didn't matter if the water was moving fast enough"...

But seeing as it's you, I'll just look down at my shoes, embarrised, and say "Of course Dave, you're totally right.I'm really sorry, I should have kept my gob shut. The Overflow was crap!!"

Dave Manby
Posts: 2010
Joined: Mon Dec 22, 2003 10:36 am
Location: Llangollen
Been thanked: 10 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Dave Manby » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:20 pm

Others think it was great, Slime and Jerry Moffat both extolled its virtues for expeditions, but what was available or who was sponsoring them may have some influence.

The Portage King
Posts: 101
Joined: Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:37 pm

Re: The Chain

Post by The Portage King » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:36 pm

Dave Manby wrote:Others think it was great, Slime and Jerry Moffat both extolled its virtues for expeditions, but what was available or who was sponsoring them may have some influence.
I always thought Gerry was a Piranah guy but the "Taming the Lion" flick may have flavoured my memory. I served me well on my first (and sadly only Alps trip) but I did move on to a Transition pretty quickly for club trips back in Ireland

User avatar
ion
Posts: 796
Joined: Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:55 am
Location: California
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: The Chain

Post by ion » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:43 pm

...when you are not prepared to boof onto someones face, a traffic jam can quickly develop:
(Photo compliments of Darin)

Image

User avatar
Diamond Dave
Posts: 601
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:02 am
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:34 pm

From an unintentional King of the Wave to an intentional King of the Wave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSOqkgEDUPI
Dave Burne
Full Facers - the way forward!
http://www.fourbordersexpedition.com

User avatar
Janson
Posts: 469
Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 6:02 pm
Location: St Andrews/ Edinburgh

Re: The Chain

Post by Janson » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:42 am

.....NSR Big Green King of the Wave

Image

Image

User avatar
StoneWeasel
Posts: 4418
Joined: Wed Aug 03, 2005 12:46 pm
Location: Cornwall

Re: The Chain

Post by StoneWeasel » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:15 am

From King of the wave to King on / just above the wave (Corran King that is).
Image

User avatar
Poke
Posts: 4844
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 pm
Location: Wigan
Been thanked: 12 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Poke » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:30 pm

That's a pic of the sea, so lets "sea-saw" to "sawmill cataract in Italy:
https://vimeo.com/47459233
(not my video, but wanted to try for the prize of most tenuous link...?)
Uniyaker - Uni expeditions
Team Pyranha - My adventures

User avatar
Rory W
Posts: 295
Joined: Mon Oct 31, 2005 8:00 pm
Location: Durham
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Rory W » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:11 pm

That Sawmill Cataract is on the Sorba river which sounds kind of like sorbet which I think is some kind of frozen fruity stuff a bit like ice cream (In my head I always pictured the Sorbet slides to be made of berry-coloured ice). Anyway ice in your local run can also be a good thing too, it channels the water a bit and you get slippy ice-boofs.

Image

Is that tenuous enough?

User avatar
Diamond Dave
Posts: 601
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:02 am
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:25 pm

Rory W wrote:That Sawmill Cataract is on the Sorba river which sounds kind of like sorbet which I think is some kind of frozen fruity stuff a bit like ice cream (In my head I always pictured the Sorbet slides to be made of berry-coloured ice). Anyway ice in your local run can also be a good thing too, it channels the water a bit and you get slippy ice-boofs.

Is that tenuous enough?
Boom! Nailed it!
Dave Burne
Full Facers - the way forward!
http://www.fourbordersexpedition.com

User avatar
Poke
Posts: 4844
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2002 4:35 pm
Location: Wigan
Been thanked: 12 times
Contact:

Re: The Chain

Post by Poke » Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:24 pm

There’s lots of ice in that river. Ice ice baby was a hit by Vanilla Ice who is rapper, rap features on many US paddling flicks online, “flic” is slang in a French for the police, who angry busybodies often threaten to call when kayakers are seen to be having more fun than they are. These busybodies are often anglers, anglers catch fish and fish are good for dinner, also known as tea up north. Tea is grown in Kenya and Kenya features in the excellent kayaking film High:

https://vimeo.com/64487940
Uniyaker - Uni expeditions
Team Pyranha - My adventures

Post Reply

Return to “Whitewater and Touring”