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aelizaga
Tacoma, WA
I love wooden kayaks
Interests: building wooden kayaks, traditional Greenland style kayaking, filmmaking
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IN THIS EPISODE: Reflections after one year of the Dubcast. Oru Folding Kayaks now come in black! The challenges of being head judge at the Greenland Games. The music of Chilly Friday. LINKS: Oru Folding Kayaks Coast XT: Black Edition... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Who can build the best skin-on-frame kayak in 2 hours? The music of Qeqquaq. LINKS: Kajakkspesialisten Norway: Anders Thygesen, professional kayakbuilder and paddler Qeqquaq - Tamarma Qinngunnga Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Sea Kayak designer/builder, and founder of Cape Falcon Kayak Brian Schulz talks about the psychology of kayak rolling, how a low volume sea kayak can be the worst thing for learning how to roll, how a paddling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Sea Kayak designer/builder and founder of Cape Falcon Kayak, Brian Schulz, talks about the making of the viral video, “Building the West Greenland kayak, Step by Step”, how he got started building skin-on-frame kayaks and into Greenland... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Paddling through a hula hoop. Teaching Greenlander Karen Marie Jensen how to roll. "Lis Mari" by Juaaka LINKS: The MASIK, The QAJAQ USA electronic newsletter (Spring/Summer 2022) "Lis Mari" by Juaaka Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
MUSIC: "Limitless Mind" by Adi Goldstein, licensed through Audiosocket Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: George Gronseth, founder and lead instructor of the Kayak Academy was the first American to participate in the Kayak Training Camp in Greenland. Through the knowledge gained during this experience he helped introduce Greenland kayaking techniques to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Why can’t I buy a Greenland qajaq from Greenland? Adventures on AIR GREENLAND The music of Nanook, “Ingerlaliinnaleqaagut” LINKS: Qattaarneq.com Nanook, “Ingerlaliinnaleqaagut”, from the Qaqqat Alanngui Soundtrack Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: What is a “Greenland-style” kayak; a brief introduction to the Aleut kayaking tradition; Corey Freedman, founder of the Skin Boat School; the music of Issumat. LINKS: Kayak hunting in Illorsuit, Greenland 1959 (Ken Taylor’s blog) Ken Taylor’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: The Golden Age of Sea Kayaking, introducing Jens Peter Kielsen, the head of Qajaq Qaqortoq; the story of the narwhal tusk polar bear head necklace; the music of Saqqaarsik. LINKS: West Coast Sea Kayak Symposium Greenland Rolling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Navigating Philadelphia's public transportation system with a kayak, and the music of Kishima. LINKS: Adbusters EXPED Expedition Equipment Kishima: Timmiaaqqatut Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2022 at The Dash Point Pirate
Anaiyyun: Prayer for the Whale from Kiliii Yuyan on Vimeo. IN THIS EPISODE: National Geographic Photographer Kiliii Yuyan on discovering his Nanai/Hezhe (Siberian native) ancestry, learning traditional sewing techniques for skin-on-frame kayaks from Alaskan Inuit elders, becoming part of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Greenland-style kayak instructor Tim Gallaway competed in the 2018 Greenland National Kayaking Championships, bringing along a crate full of kayak parts to build a custom skin-on-frame kayak during the few days before the competition. He shares his... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Rolling and racing in the tidal currents of Deception Pass, and the music of Inuk, "Angusassaq". LINKS: Welcome to the MASIK This is Warren (The Legendary Warren Williamson) “Paddlers to brave cold in Deception Pass Dash” Deception... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: A kayaking death in Washington, practicing harpoon throwing for the Greenland competition, Greenland kayaker Pavia Tobiason, the "chocolate factories" of Greenland, the music of Rina. LINKS: Drowned Everett kayaker found near Hat Island identified Missing kayaker found... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Attempts at rolling in formation and Dubside's rendition of "Lines", by Greenlandic musician Ole Kristiansen. LINKS: Ole Kristiansen, Pop Uummataaruffimmi HELP SUPPORT DUBSIDE THROUGH PATREON! Subscribe and get the RSS feed through Buzzsprout: Greenland Rolling with Dubside... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Seventeen year-old Maligiaq Padilla's race across the St. Lawrence River, the contentious Greenland paddle versus Euro paddle debate provoked by British Canoe Union sea kayaking coach Gordon Brown, and the music of Sussat from Nuuk, Greenland, “Sila... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Kayak racing at the Greenland Kayaking Championships in Qaqortoq, and the legend of the old seal hunter's secret racing stroke. LINKS: Nina - Eqqissineq HELP SUPPORT DUBSIDE THROUGH PATREON! Subscribe and get the RSS feed through Buzzsprout.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
A trip around Burrows Island, San Juan Islands. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Report from the 2021 Minnesota Traditional Gathering, Greenland rolling with Qajaq Copenhagen, and watching Greenlandic musician Rasmus Lyberth live at Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. LINKS: Greenland in Tivoli Qajaq København Rasmus Lyberth HELP SUPPORT DUBSIDE THROUGH PATREON!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: The inside scoop on the traditional paddlers known as the "Walden Pond Scum". LINKS: Aningaaq (HD) Traditional Paddlers Gathering (Minnesota) Zikaza HELP SUPPORT DUBSIDE THROUGH PATREON! Subscribe and get the RSS feed through Buzzsprout: Greenland Rolling with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: A discussion of modern Greenland style kayak designs and designers, and the most important band in Greenland. LINKS: Sea Kayaking UK (Nigel Dennis) Nigel Foster Kayaks Savannah Canoe and Kayak Björn Thomasson Design Zegul Greenland T (Tahe... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside shares some tips on learning and speaking Greenlandic, and gives an English translation of the Qajaq Song. LINKS: Carving a Greenland Kayak Paddle - Using ONLY a Hatchet Gravity (Official Trailer) Pronunciation of the Greenlandic kayak... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Sea kayaking coach and founder of the University of Sea Kayaking, Wayne Horodowich, talks about how he came to produce a number of instructional sea kayaking videos including the “Greenland Rolling with Maligiaq and Dubside” two part... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate
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Iisaavaraq Petrussen - Tarnima Teqeqqui Ornillugit IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside discusses Greenland paddles, from hand-carved wood to factory produced carbon fiber, and contemplates the intangible rewards of coaching. LINKS: Walrus Pull (Qajaq Japan) The Greenland Paddle Forward Stroke SSTIKS: South... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2021 at The Dash Point Pirate