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Squirt boat highlights | Ottawa River 2015

A few moments from a record breaking competition at the 2015 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships in Ottawa River, Canada. With mystery moves over 30 seconds and the first ever score over 2000, and an epic showdown, Claire and Stephen take home the titles, with a nice little surprise along the way!

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Congrats to the medallists from the Squirt Boat
Women's :
Gold - Claire O'Hara (GBR)
Silver - Hitomi Takaku (JPN)
Bronze - Motoko Ishida (JPN)

Men's :
Gold - Stephen Wright (USA)
Silver - Clay Wright (USA)
Bronze - Benjamin White (GBR)

Upper Gauley Squirt Boating '17


Squirt Boating 2011 WATCH IN HD

***due to export issues, the sound will be very distorted unless you watch this in 720 or 1080 HD***

This is a compilation of squirt boating on the Ottawa, Gauley, New, and Cheat rivers in 2011. Seams are named Smoothie, Junkyark, Fascination Alley, Halls of Karma, and Dogma. The paddlers are Stephen Wright, Clay Wright, Nate, Maverick, Steve O'Keefe, and Claire O'Hara. Lots of GoPro Hero HD footage, with some Canon 7D 24-70 2.8L with a polarizing filter as well. Enjoy! Music is RJD2.

Top Tricks - Freestyle Kayak & Squirt Boating Skills Collection - Claire O'

Its been an exciting year and I've had loads of fun working on new tricks and sequences. Here is a collection of my biggest and most technical holes moves and squirt boating moves so far this year.

The first 1min 30 is Squirt Boating and then the next 1min 30 is freestyle.

Thank you Dennis Newton (Sweetwater Coaching) and Abel Doudnik (6degreesfit) for all your help and support in making this happen and to everyone else who has played a part in helping me progress and train.

My favourite moves featured include…

Squirt Boating - Screwing Around, Heli Wheel, Tricky Switch-wheel, Wu Tricky, Party Trick, Super Clean Split Wheels, Mystery Moves and Exit moves

Freestyle - Clean McNastys, Huge Clean Air loops, Space Godzillas, McZillas, Lunar Orbits, Tricky Wus, Loop- Trickys, Tricky-Loops, Back Loop-Mcnasty, Lunar-loop and the mighty front surf

Filmed at the National Water Sports Centre Nottingham, UK, the Olympic White Water Course Penrith, Australia, the Hawea Waves, NZ, the Halls of Karma, Gauley River, WV, USA, Swallow Cliffs, Truckee River, California, USA and at the Nantahala Outdoor Centre, NC, USA


Jackson Kayak Rock Star Small and Composite Small + my custom Murky Water Slip

Music : Bodyrockers-I Like The Way, sound recording administered by:

Certain Squirtin'

Jim and Jeff Snyder show a variety of trix according to his work Squirt Book. Enjoy!

Squirt Boating Halls Of Karma New River

This is a video i got with the GO PRO HD Hero headcam. This is dane jackson, stephen wright, and bryan kirk at the Halls of Karma squirtboating spot on the New River in WV.

This is Squirt Boating. The Tricky Woo

Claire O'Hara takes you through the ICF Squirt Boating definitions and moves in this Paddle Education Series. This episode focuses on the Tricky Woo.

ICF Definition : Tricky Woo (60 points)

Three consecutive ends. Its begins with a split wheel which is followed by a rotation on the stern at a vertical angle over 60 degrees in the same direction as the first rotation of the splitwheel. The entire sequence is performed using one paddle blade only.

Featuring Claire O'Hara

Filmed by Jez

Music Perfect Tomorrow by Mokhov

More videos and information can be found at

Squirt Boating 2009

Halls of Karma Mystery Kayaking

this is squirt boating on the New River Gorge at a convergence named Halls of Karma. This was shot on a Canon 7D and a GoPro Hero HD on a warm day in September, 2010. Kayakers are Clay Wright, Steve O'Keefe, Kelsey Thompson, and Stephen Wright. Video is edited by Stephen Wright to the music of Lyrics Born.

This is Squirt Boating. The Mystery Move

Claire O'Hara takes you through the ICF Squirt Boating definitions and moves in this Paddle Education Series. This episode focuses on the Mystery Move.

ICF Definition : Mystery Move (Number of second x 20)

Complete up-right submersion of the boat and paddler calculated in seconds for the total time the paddler's head is under water. The paddle and arms can break the surface during the Mystery. A competitor may have many attempts, but only the highest scoring one will count.

Featuring Claire O'Hara & Clay Wright

Filmed by Jez & Stephen Wright

Music Perfect Tomorrow by Mokhov

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Quick Look @ Book Worm squirt boating

This video is about Bookworm 600

Squirt boating at Fascination Alley with a GoPro Wide HERO underwater video cam

A collection of experimental videos taken at Fascination Alley, Cheat River, WV, with a GoPro underwater video cam. This experiment determined that the GoPro Wide HERO cam was indeed useful for squirt boating applications.

March squirt boat sessions

I have been practicing my paddle switches this month and some progress has been made.

2018 Squirt Boat Worlds, Gemini, Santiam River, Oregon

Edit: Priscilla Macy
Footage: Barry McKenzie, Lee Lindermann, Nick Hymel, Priscilla Macy
Music: Find Your Cloud, Papadosio

Squirt Boat Training with Jen

Team GB Squirt Boat training at Nottingham. Jen gets to put her new Murky Waters Slip into action on the lake. Smiles all round!

Squirt Boating in the River Dart

Reed Chillcheater offer bespoke manufacturing services, tailoring equipment to your specific measurements and requirements for niche activities. Here, Tom Bailey is Squirt boating in the River dart on 14th February 2016. With a tight, short sleeve aquatherm top attached to his squirt deck as a bottom layer and a fleece lined, long sleeve aquatherm top on top, Tom is able to stay completely dry for long periods underwater, with no leakage into his boat in an hours squirt boating! Whats more, he is kept nice and warm in 4 degree water, with air temperature under 5 degrees and snow on the ground over night.

Reed Short Sleeve Aquatherm tops -
Reed Long Sleeve Aquatherm tops -

Edit and Boating - Tom Bailey
Filming -
Re-edit -
Song - Emancipator - Dusk to Dawn

Squirt boating at The Buffet!

Tim Hollar and I do mystery moves at The Buffet near Portland, OR. This is what makes squirt boating fun for me: downtime in a peaceful underwater realm. All shot with a GoPro Hero HD.

squirt boating 2012

This video shows some of my favorite squirt boating from 2012. It features Stephen, Clay, Dane, and Claire. It was shot on the Ottawa, Truckee, and Lochsa rivers. Unfortunately, I lost a ton of great footage from Halls of Karma this year when my computer died, so that's not here, but I'm stoked on this edit! We had a lot of fun with GoPros on sticks, and swimming around after each other with dive fins. Enjoy!!! Here's hoping for more happy sinking in 2013! Huge thanks to Murky Water kayaks for all their support and for making me fantastic squirt boats.

The music's RJD2's song 1976, but the original is's only 2 1/2 minutes, so I repeated some parts.

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Squirt boating HPP 29-6-18

squirt boating Nottingham HPP 29-6-18



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