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Nobody's River with Amber Valenti Armstrong and Krystle Wright

In Between Swims:The Whitewater Podcast

Release Date: 09/29/2016

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In Between Swims:The Whitewater Podcast

From the website Site Zed, Kirk Eddlemon joins In Between Swims for his story "No Province for Old Men." "From our overhung perch hundreds of feet above Snowcap Creek, it appeared Bett and I would have a slow if not bumpy flow.  We quickly assessed it as perfect for a September afternoon exploratory fix.  Only after pulling a few strokes into the bulging center flow did we immediately adjust our assessment from "a good first time level" to "high water indeed..." Look for more from Site Zed on future episodes of In Between Swims!  

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In Between Swims:The Whitewater Podcast

Live from the 5 Point Adventure Film Festival, In Between Swims presents a special panel discussion on women and the outdoors with top outdoors-women and athletes from the Asheville, NC area. Thanks to 5 Point for hosting the panel and look for the live video feed of the event at Facebook.com/inbetweenswims. Thanks for listening!

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In Between Swims:The Whitewater Podcast

Amber Valenti Armstrong and Krystle Wright of the Nobody's River expedition join Jeff over coffee, hot chocolate, and a crowded hotel cafe on this episode of In Between Swims. We discuss the 2500 mile all-women's expedition on the Amur River in Mongolia and eastern Russia.  Marked by challenges before the trip left the States, Amber and Krystle chat about what it means to be a woman explorer in today's world, the challenges of opening yourself up to adventure while supporting those around you, and the epic of traversing 2500 miles in far eastern Asia. Thanks for listening!

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A special Olympics edition of In Between Swims with Team USA K-1 Women's athlete Ashley Nee.  Ashley joins from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil where she is preparing for the Olympics Opening Ceremony and competition in whitewater slalom. I talk to Ashley about the state of the Olympics in Rio, her relationship with her boat, a preview of the course, and her qualifying path to get to the Olympics. Thanks for listening!

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Welcome back!  On this episode of In Between Swims, I sit down with Eric Jackson of Jackson Kayaks to talk whitewater, kayak fishing, 'Jackson Hate', the state of the kayaking world, and many other things. It's been a while.  Thanks for your notes and emails and, as always...thanks for listening! See you on the river!  

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Kayakers Emily Jackson and Steve Fisher give their Ted Talks, Uncompromising and Breaking Down Risk.Thanks for listening!

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On this winter episode of In Between Swims....  I discuss the options, advance, and possibilities for whitewater boaters for POV cameras with paddler and outdoorsman Ken Hoeve.Then, following last month's news of Corran Addison re-joining Riot Kayaks - Corran and I talk about how the move happened, lessons learned from the kayak boom of the 90's, and what this means for paddlesport going forward.

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On this episode of In Between Swims....Photojournalist Pete McBride explores the difficulties and similarities of the Colorado and Ganges rivers.

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It's time for the Green Race!  On this episode, I sit down with multiple Green Race champion Tommy Hilleke to discuss the logistics and strategy for setting safety at the Green Race, especially at signature rapids Gorilla and Go Left.Thanks for listening! 

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Amber Valenti Armstrong and Krystle Wright of the Nobody's River expedition join Jeff over coffee, hot chocolate, and a crowded hotel cafe on this episode of In Between Swims.

We discuss the 2500 mile all-women's expedition on the Amur River in Mongolia and eastern Russia.  Marked by challenges before the trip left the States, Amber and Krystle chat about what it means to be a woman explorer in today's world, the challenges of opening yourself up to adventure while supporting those around you, and the epic of traversing 2500 miles in far eastern Asia.

Thanks for listening!