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Kimberley Hillerich

in Louisville

Every Great Adventure Begins with a Boat

PRESENTED ON FEB 21, 2012
IN LOUISVILLE @ VOL 7

Kimberley Hillerich dives into the culture of paddling in her life in the rivers of Louisville.  She talks about how Paddling can teach us about ourselves and the great outdoors. 

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Outdoor life

BY GREVILLE WORTHINGTON
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 28, 2010

Let Greville Worthington guide you through his outdoor life.

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The Adventure Bum

BY JON HELLER
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Jon Heller speaks on his journey from outdoor explorer to nature photographer as he pursues his ong-term interests in hiking, nature, and travel. What started out as a hobby has become the idea for a fully-fledged adventure magazine, where others can share their stories of adventure and exploration. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 4, 2014.

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Creating a Community Boathouse

BY BRAD NORRIS
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Brad Norris, architect and member of the National Rowing Club, presents the ideas and initiatives in progress to bring a community boathouse to downtown Nashville's riverfront.

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Wieringer Boat Lettering

BY DAVID QUAY
@ VOL 10 ON APR 22, 2014

David Quay talks about a museum exhibition in Netherlands which showed the impressive work of amateur typographer in fishing boats and he went on a quest to find him. Through his journey, he found his daughter and shares his techniques.

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Voyage: East Tennessee to the Gulf of Mexico

BY ALEX OLIVER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 12, 2015

Launching from the banks of the Tennessee River in downtown Knoxville, follow the adventure of a group of friends as they embark on a 1,000 mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico. Comprised of filmmakers, athletes, and musicians, the crew of 16 set out to gain a new perspective from the ageless wisdom of the river. The film briefly examines the consequences of a society fallen victim to routine, while encouraging the viewer to embrace the rich abundance of life waiting for those who follow their passions.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 9, 2015.

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River of Dreams

BY BRENDAN BURKE
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 27, 2015

Author Brendan Burke tells us about the history of building shrimp boats here in our own town, something that few people here today remember or know about. He walks us through that history that shows the other world that St Augustine used to be. 

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Bringing a Big Boat Back to Life

BY LIZ MCENANEY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Liz McEnaney is an urban historian and preservatioist who has worked in exotic locales such as Maputo, New Delhi, and even New York City! She co-founded BldgBlok - an app that provides tourists with location-based historic content.

Liz's latest restoration project is a big one! The SS Columbia - America's oldest excursion steamship - is making its way back to the Hudson River - listen to her tale of bringing the ship back to life!

Learn more about the SS Columbia project here

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Adversity, Adventure and the Outdoors

BY ROB CONTE
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

"Adding insult to injury" is thankfully a phrase Rob Conte is unfamiliar with. Oh, he's had injuries: between his work life as a wildland firefighter and river guide, and his pastimes of mountian biking and snowboarding, injuries pretty much come with the territory. But Rob usually does not have to deal with the "insults", as his close network of family and friends supported him every step of the way as they "played through the pain" together. 

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Houseboat - Łódź czy dom?

BY PECHAKUCHA BYDGOSZCZ
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 28, 2018

In this presentation, Rafał Tarnowski tells us about a passion which became his life project: to create outstanding, yet affordable boathouses, allowing people to fulfill one of our most pursued dreams: to conquer the seas from our own house.