The Dagger Axiom has been flying under the radar of most paddlers, including Alex, for a really long time. However, with the popularity of the Liquidlogic Braaap / Party Braaap, and the Pyranha Ripper, freeride kayaking is coming back into style!
The Dagger RPM re-hash that made freeride whitewater kayaking cool again. Before the Pyranha Ripper, Waka Steeze, Exo Rexy, Jackson Kayak Antix, Liquid Logic Mullet, or any of the other modern slicey boats came out Pat Keller started the revolution with the Party Braap.
What's with the NEW REDESIGNED PUNGO 120??
The second Zen is a great river runner which also does quite well creeking. It has been out for a while, but it is still a sweet-spot boat for many paddlers who want a consistent and dependable ride, but aren't looking for something too hardcore.
After 5 years of testing every new whitewater kayak as it comes out, Alex shares his thoughts about the Pyranha 9R