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News and Updates

In addition to coaching, the coaches of Body Boat Blade are continuously involved in exciting projects in the paddle sports industry. They work to write articles, develop products, and create films and instructional aids that will help to further the development of any paddler.
Listed below are some of the most recent projects that they have been involved in.


Update From Tofino

Morning ritual - Shawna, Leon and Justine are getting ready
Tofino! We have been dreaming of bacon cheese burgers and a cold beer...and today here it is!

We made it to Port Hardy, 14 days

Shawna and Leon's boats
A quick update from Shawna and Leon on their trip around Vancouver Island.

Sea Kayak Rescues DVD Trailer

Rescue DVD
Preview the High-Definition trailer of Sea Kayak Rescues DVD from Body Boat Blade and Bryan Smith of Reel Water Productions.

Heaven is a Place on Earth

Jelly Fish
Everyone asks us: "Do you have any big trips coming up?" Our answer this summer is: "Yes!"

Adventure Kayak Peer Review Project

Adventure Kayak Magazine
Shawna and Leon are involved in Adventure Kayak's Magazine exciting new peer-reviewed technique column.

Virtual Coach with Bryan Smith and Canoe & Kayak Magazine

We're involved in an exciting project with Bryan Smith and Canoe and Kayak magazine. Have a look at the magazine article and go to the online segment to watch the video and ask questions. We'd love to hear from you!

Best West Coast Sea Kayaking School

Sea Kayaker Magazine Readers Choice Award Best Sea Kayak School 2008 to 2011

Body Boat Blade received the Sea Kayaker Magazine Reader’s Choice Award for Best West Coast Sea Kayaking School! The readers of Sea Kayaker Magazine voted us the Best Sea Kayaking School on the West Coast for 2008 through 2011!



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