29 November 2010

VIDEO: the little stick that could


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The locals keep on telling me that my stick ain't no good for much else than show.
I should listen to them.

13 comments:

  1. Hi GnarlyDog,
    Love your vids. Couldn't help but notice this doesn't seem to be your usual stick - it looks more GP than Aleut? I've been using a GP for the past 2 yrs and recently carved an Aleut and it seems to have more bite especially when trying to catch waves to surf,
    Steve

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  2. What a fun video! Thanks. SDP

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  3. You are right: in the surf I usually go for the Aleut.
    And I think the same: it seems to bight just a bit more.
    It could be that my Aleut has a slightly wider blade or maybe because I don't have to be precise with my canting (Aleut doesn't seem to need it).
    In the heat of the battle I think Aleut is still my stick of choice for rough water.
    I am getting a bit better with the GP though.

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  4. Muy buenos viedeos como siempre.
    Saludos desde Argentina.
    ARK

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  5. Who let Ivan Milat out on day release to go paddling?? Nice camera angle Chopper. Please shave off the mouzzie before you scare somebody.....

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  6. Mark, I have been terrorizing the 'hood for the last month. Tomorrow is my last day with the mo.
    It's all in the name of charity: www.movember.com

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  7. Hello Damiano! Very good video, fantastic angle! Can you tell us how and where install the camera? I'm learning how to make my own videos, so You are a reference to me, thanks! Normally I use a Contour HD (VholdR), what do you use? Thanks! Greetings from South of Brazil!

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  8. Leonardo, the camera is mounted on the rear deck with a custom made mount that is the result of years of trial and error.
    Some deck modifications are required to get that angle.
    There are commercial mounts available to achieve a similar result.
    I am sure you will see copies of this style in the future.

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  9. Gnarly! That was ROCKIN'!! I bow down to you as Australia's best paddling video creator - awesome stuff! :)

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  10. FP, way too flattering...
    My head now won't fit through Gnarlydog Headquarters' door :-)

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  11. Love the work: Camera, kayak, and stick!!!

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  12. Gnarly! I posted this via the FP Facebook page and it got picked up by the lads at Playak and re-run via their Facebook page..... which means if they hadn't run it via the Playak network previously, they would be running it now! See.. told you it was bloody good!! :)

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  13. Thanks FP.
    I don't do Facebook so I can't have a look there.
    It is also currenlty playing at Kokatat.
    Surprisingly this little video is more popular than I expected: my surfing is rather lame...

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