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by Anne Huebner After spending five weeks in Corsica this spring to teach kayaking it was time to go paddling myself again. Luckily in the Ticino region it was supposed to be rainy all weekend and clearing up afterwards for the whole week. So I packed all my gear back in the car and started driving down south again to the Lago Maggiore. Having a little rainy first day down the Verzasca, the sky cleared up more and more and the temperatures were rising during the week. So we went over the border to Italy had some sliding fun down the… more

  8 May 2013       ZET Kayaks

First race in CZech is done


Kamenice kayak cross 2013 first extreme race in czech is over and ZET kayaks dominated it here . Big thanks all our riders INDIVIDUAL RACE 1st place Viktor Legat - ZET Kayak Director 2nd place Michal Prazak- ZET Kayak, Veloc 3nd place Honza Kolar- ZET Kayak, Director 4th place Mira Kodada - ZET Kayak, Director TEAM RACE 1st place - Honza Kolar (Director), Michal Prazak (Veloc), Viktor Legat (Director) few picture from weekend here photo: David Vory Sodomka more

  22 April 2013       ZET Kayaks

Magic Corse

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“Corsica is an amazing place” I used to hear all the time fromm my mates. It took me until two years ago to get here and see it for myself. The mediterean island with pitoresque medieval towns, amazing cheese and salami becomes a whitewater creeking paradise for a few weeks in April almost every year. During the last two seasons there had not been much snow on the island and so the rivers were pretty dry. I heard many of my friends complaining about no water and felt like this is becoming a stereotype of Corse. DIFFERENT STORY THIS YEAR! A… more

  15 April 2013       ZET Kayaks

Jakub Sedivy and year 2012


I  am not exactly sure where to start. 2012 was one of the busiest and at the same time amazing years I remember. I will try to catch a bit of the atmosphere here. Stage 1- South America New Years Eve day 2012 has caught me in the plane landing on the Santiago Airport shortly, where   I met David Ernst and Flo Petry on their Boundless trip around the world.  After crazy New Years eve celebration I headed south to guide the Gene17 trip  in Pucon for couple weeks. The trip was great and we paddled most of the classics… more

  15 March 2013       ZET Kayaks

Director review

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New boat from ZET kayaks is available and therefore we decided to test it and compare it with older ZET Raptor. Due to weather and opportunities we compared these kayaks on white water slalom course in Prague – TROJA.  We tested the boats for three days and here are some of our observations: test it by Tomo and Palo Andrassy Dlho očakávaná novinka od firmy ZET kayaks je už na svete a tak sme sa ju aj my rozhodli odskúšať a porovnať s jej starším bratom RAPTOROM.  Vzhľadom na počasie a naše možnosti sme spomínané kajaky porovnávali na umelej vodáckej dráhe v Prahe  - TRÓJI. Test… more

  5 March 2013       ZET Kayaks

Langu Khola Expedition

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For 5 weeks I have been in Nepal on one of the most incredible expeditions I have ever done and been part of. Together with Francesco Salvato (ITA), Raphael Thiebaut (FRA), Stephane Pion (FRA) and Jakub Sedivy (CZE) we hiked into the upper Dolpo region and followed the Langu Khola river from its source all the way down to the classic lower Karnali take-out. This is a quick summary of this unbelievable adventure. For the full report and photos please check Kayak Session Magazine #45 (spring 2013) On october 22nd I met up with the other team mates in Kathmandu the… more

  23 February 2013       ZET Kayaks

Kayaking through Patagonia

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This winter was my third in a row I managed to travel with my kayak through one of the most beautiful countries in the world - Chile. I only had a window of four weeks this time but nevertheless I still got to see new rivers and got some of the best classics done. Having little trouble getting our rental car our little group of four Germans with "Los tres hermanos” Motz and me made it out of Santiago late on the first evening and headed straight to the Teno valley. Coming from cold and nasty Europe we got Chile at… more

  23 February 2013       ZET Kayaks

Dejan Kralj second on Sick Line


Dejan Krajl from Slovenia come second on his light blue Raptor, only Sam Sutton beat him during super final on Wellerbrucke well done Dejan and big thanks of many kayakers who were racing ZET kayaks during Sickline, we could see so many Raptors and Velocs there ZET team more

  17 October 2012       ZET Kayaks

Teva race in Italy


Teva games in Italy Raptor and Veloc did awesome job on one of the most important race of the year. Honza Lasko (Raptor ) won overall in mens category and Anne Huebner (Veloc) won overall women`s category on unofficial free ride world championships. Competition on Chiusela river in Ivrea, Italy was declared as unofficial world championship in extreme kayaking. This traditional competition takes place for four days, with first two days on mountain river of Chiusela and another two days on the slalom course in Ivrea. There´s been a little water in the river this year so the course had to… more

  15 June 2012       ZET Kayaks

Teva Mountain Games in Vail and Eporedia Active Days in Italy


TMG by Anne Huebner I left Innsbruck end of May heading to Munich Airport and taking off to Vail, Colorado. First stop was the 2012 Teva Mountain Games in Vail. First race was the Steep Creek competition on Homestake. I had a alright first run but got pretty nervous in my second run, flipped, had to roll and finally ended in third position behind TEVAs Martina Wegman (NED) and Louise Jull (NZL). Due to the low water levels the Freestyle hole in town was shallow and tricky. Interesting to watch how team TEVAs current world champion Claire O´Hara (UK) was ripping the… more

  14 June 2012       ZET Kayaks