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Surfski: Paddling Downwind By Kevin Brunette
eBook (ePub): $9.99
SURFSKI: Paddling Downwind is targeted at individuals keen to unravel the secrets of downwind. It takes considerable skill to anticipate the swell patterns generated by the wind and find a path... More > through the heaving crests and troughs, but the outcome is being able to link one run with the next. The sea has unrelenting power, demanding precision and effort to negotiate a safe downwind passage on a self-propelled craft. Many factors come into consideration, including the: • wind direction, strength and gust strength • swell direction and size • interaction between the wind and ocean swell • craft used and the need for self-sufficiency A downwind activity in extreme conditions of wind and sea will test your full range of competencies, particularly your mental resolve. A downwind proficiency might seem a distant goal to hope for, but difficult to realise. With a downwind competency, you can appreciate the freedom of the open ocean, with its never-ending changes and challenges.< Less
Surfski: Paddling Downwind By Kevin Brunette
eBook (PDF): $9.99
SURFSKI: Paddling Downwind is targeted at individuals keen to unravel the secrets of downwind. It takes considerable skill to anticipate the swell patterns generated by the wind and find a path... More > through the heaving crests and troughs, but the outcome is being able to link one run with the next. The sea has unrelenting power, demanding precision and effort to negotiate a safe downwind passage on a self-propelled craft. Many factors come into consideration, including the: • wind direction, strength and gust strength • swell direction and size • interaction between the wind and ocean swell • craft used and the need for self-sufficiency A downwind activity in extreme conditions of wind and sea will test your full range of competencies, particularly your mental resolve. A downwind proficiency might seem a distant goal to hope for, but difficult to realise. With a downwind competency, you can appreciate the freedom of the open ocean, with its never-ending changes and challenges.< Less
Surfski: With the Pros... By Kevin Brunette
eBook (ePub): $12.50
SURFSKI: With the Pros contains reference material paddlers can use to enhance their know-how and improve their skills, helping you to progress from the moment that you put a craft on the water to... More > engaging in ocean racing events. The content covers the basics about the sport, from keeping balance, group and bunch paddling to harnessing the power and rhythm of the sea when doing downwind. It includes recommendations on a craft and wing blade to use for your style and competency, and provides guidelines on the all-important safety issues. The book should help you to transition from the moment you get introduced to the sport to where it can take you. The content features Nikki Mocke and Dawid Mocke, who have played a major role in the global evolution of surfski, through participating in events at an elite level and via instruction given through the Surfski School in Fish Hoek, South Africa.< Less
Surfski: With the Pros... By Kevin Brunette
eBook (PDF): $12.50
SURFSKI: With the Pros contains reference material paddlers can use to enhance their know-how and improve their skills, helping you to progress from the moment that you put a craft on the water to... More > engaging in ocean racing events. The content covers the basics about the sport, from keeping balance, group and bunch paddling to harnessing the power and rhythm of the sea when doing downwind. It includes recommendations on a craft and wing blade to use for your style and competency, and provides guidelines on the all-important safety issues. The book should help you to transition from the moment you get introduced to the sport to where it can take you. The content features Nikki Mocke and Dawid Mocke, who have played a major role in the global evolution of surfski, through participating in events at an elite level and via instruction given through the Surfski School in Fish Hoek, South Africa.< Less
The Land Southward By Darcy Hogan
eBook (PDF): $3.99
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WINNER: BEST NEW PLAY OF 2005 - OC WEEKLY "Darcy Hogan's The Land Southward is a near-perfect work - keen insight, intellectual depth, sly humor and Undeniable Truth ... all of it works... More > beautifully - a play that sticks with you long after your car has pulled out of the theater parking lot - a play that could be - should be - a classic." - Rich Kane, Orange County Weekly. Throughout the nineteen fifties, the United States government conducted above-ground nuclear testing in Nevada. Fallout from these tests rained down on rural Southern Utah. The “downwind” syndrome was born. Moving from the 1940s to present-day, The Land Southward follows the stories of a bright-eyed soldier and his young Mormon bride, an aging downwind survivor and an over-zealous writer from Los Angeles to explore and expose one of the most deadly United States government conspiracies to date.< Less
PARANOIA Issue #53 By Olav Phillips et al.
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Clyde Lewis, Denizen of the Darkness – Olav Phillips The Storm is Coming – Clyde Lewis Beyond MKULTRA – Elisa Paranotes – Al Hidell The Cabin in the Woods – Columbia... More > Jones Power Politics and Socery inLatin America – Scott Corrales Deconstructing Angelton and the Cold War – Servando Gonzales Science Fiction or Space Faction – Freeman The Many Faces of Project Gladio 2.0 – Victor Thorn Downwind – Iona Miller Ritual America – Adam Parfrey & Craig Heinbichnet< Less
Surfski: Perfecting Your Technique By Kevin Brunette
eBook (ePub): $9.99
SURFSKI: Perfecting your Technique is targeted at paddlers keen to evolve their stroking action, with the objective of enhancing stability and achieving boat speed. A perfect technique, one that is... More > smooth and effortless is the dream of every individual and once achieved, draws the attention and admiration of paddling peers. Because there is plenty to learn, it is sensible to develop good technique from the outset. Once a stroke is embedded into muscle memory, it can take drawn out interventions to deconstruct and change. Style can depend on the conditions in which you are mostly active, such as downwind or predominantly flat water. Good technique sets the best paddlers apart from the rest. Key to achieving a perfect technique is to use a craft and wing bladed paddle appropriate to your paddling personality. These must support your level of competency and at the same time provide a springboard for optimisation.< Less
Surfski: Perfecting Your Technique By Kevin Brunette
eBook (PDF): $9.99
SURFSKI: Perfecting your Technique is targeted at paddlers keen to evolve their stroking action, with the objective of enhancing stability and achieving boat speed. A perfect technique, one that is... More > smooth and effortless is the dream of every individual and once achieved, draws the attention and admiration of paddling peers. Because there is plenty to learn, it is sensible to develop good technique from the outset. Once a stroke is embedded into muscle memory, it can take drawn out interventions to deconstruct and change. Style can depend on the conditions in which you are mostly active, such as downwind or predominantly flat water. Good technique sets the best paddlers apart from the rest. Key to achieving a perfect technique is to use a craft and wing bladed paddle appropriate to your paddling personality. These must support your level of competency and at the same time provide a springboard for optimisation.< Less