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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: Join Dubside as he delves into one of Greenland's most tragic maritime disasters in this gripping episode. But it's not all about tragedy. Dubside also explores the incredible feats of human endurance, discussing successful attempts to cross... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Join host Andrew Elizaga as he dives deep into the world of Greenland rolling with special guest Pamela Powers. Pamela shares her remarkable journey of building and paddling the "Freya," a wooden stitch-and-glue kayak designed by renowned... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside sits down with Dave Sides, who was the head organizer behind the Hudson River Greenland Festival (HRGF) for over a decade. They delve into the intricacies and challenges of organizing such a unique and culturally rich... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside dives into the fascinating world of kayak building and instruction with guests Anders Thygesen and Jannie Heegaard. Join them as they share their passion for traditional kayak craftsmanship and recount the journey that led them to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: We embark on an exhilarating journey as Dubside unveils his thrilling plans to attend the Greenland National Kayaking Championships in Qaqortoq this summer. Dubside delves into the fascinating nuances between Iceland and Greenland, while pondering the remarkable... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
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Join cohosts Andrew Elizaga and Dubside in this exciting episode as they unveil their plan to send Dubside to the National Kayaking Championships in Greenland this July. Dive into the history of kayaking with Dubside as he shares the captivating... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside interviews Tony Schmitz, the recently appointed president of QAJAQ USA, during the 2023 Delmarva Paddler's retreat. Originating from Minnesota and deeply rooted in canoeing, Tony provides a glimpse into his contributions to launching the Traditional Paddlers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside and Andrew delve into the controversial topic of cultural appropriation, focusing on British kayak company Valley Canoe and Kayak's use of Inuit kayak designs. Dubside shares insights on winter camping, offering tips for staying warm and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dive into an insightful conversation between Dubside and traditional paddler Peter Gengler, recorded at the 2023 Delmarva Paddler's Retreat. This episode provides a glimpse into Peter's unique combination of paddling expertise and cinematic storytelling. A regular participant... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside dives into the world of sea kayaking in this interview with two seasoned British sea kayakers, Kevin and Nicky Mansel. Kevin, an original member of the Jersey Canoe Club, and Nicky share their wealth of experience... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2024 at The Dash Point Pirate
In this interview, Dubside engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Kenneth Høegh, Head of Representation of Greenland in the United States and Canada. The dialogue delves into topics crucial to Greenland's future, including the pursuit of independence, the pivotal role... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Emanuele Korneiliussen's granddaughter Paninnguaq discovers that her grandfather had a key role in the origins of the modern British sea kayak as the creator of the seal skin kayak that anthropology student Ken Taylor brought home from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Calling all Copenhagen listeners! Dubside is heading your way this summer on this journey to the 2024 Greenland National Kayaking Championships! If you're in Copenhagen and can lend him a couch or spare room, reach out! Let's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Negotiating one's way through bureaucracy, according to Dubside. The coolest song by the coolest band in Greenland: Timmissat Taartut (Dark Birds) by Nanook. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Known for his expertise in navigating the challenging waters of Deception Pass and Skoocumchuck rapids, traditional paddler and kayak builder/designer Warren Williamson found his passion for sea kayaking in the Pacific Northwest and embarked on a remarkable... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Delmarva Paddler's Retreat Kokatat National Center for Cold Water Safety The music of Rikka Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
Dubside interviews the Kayak Hipster at the Michigan Training Camp, August 2023. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Here's to Delaware historian Lee Jennings. Paddling in Mannington Meadow, New Jersey. "Nutsuisutut Pivoq " by Kalak Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
MUSIC: "Autumn Wonder" by CJ-0 Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: A detailed description of what Dubside eats for breakfast. “Naammagittarneq” by Nanook Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside and Jack Gilman reminisce about the early years at the Delmarva Paddler's Retreat, October 2022. LINKS: The Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: How to find the right kayak. Scratching your brand new kayak for the first time. How to meet local paddlers. What kind of paddler are YOU? "Naluat" by Tiu LINKS: “QU Qajaq 2023 Ilulissat” Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside sits down with the extraordinary and multi-talented Greenland style kayaker and artist Alison Sigethy. Alison shares her enthralling tales of competing in the Greenland National Kayaking Championships, carving a path through the Canadian wilderness on an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
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IN THIS EPISODE: Debunking myths and stereotypes about Inuit people. Are there really “50 words for snow” in the arctic? The music of Uummat (“Heart”) Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate
IN THIS EPISODE: Dubside interviews Brian Blankenship, the creator of SK 102, the popular Chesapeake Paddler’s Association (CPA) annual instructional event held at Lake Anna, Virginia. Brian talks about how surf ski, rudder, and wing paddle designs were driven by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2023 at The Dash Point Pirate