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The Reel Paddling Film Festival is currently making it's way across Ontario and just announced their 2013 Film Festival Winners.

  1. Huck – BEST WHITEWATER PADDLING FILM Evan Garcia explores what it means to kayak off of big waterfalls, considering both the risks and rewards of a life driven by freefall.
  2. Blind Bird Singing Rain – BEST CANOEING FILM Robert Perkins paddles from his house in southern Utah down the lower Colorado to discover why the water is disappearing.
  3. One Man, One Canoe, Two Countries – BEST AMATEUR PADDLING FILM One Man, One Canoe, Two Countries takes you on a journey through classic northern canoe country.
  4. Driftwood – BEST STANDUP PADDLING FILM With standup paddleboards in tow, the crew has access to stunning locations inaccessible to the common surf traveler.
  5. Go Ganges! – BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL FILM Award-winning filmmakers Josh Thomas and J.J. Kelley go on a quest to travel the ultimate river by any means possible.
  6. Tierra del Fuego – BEST SEA KAYAKING FILM A British couple tries to become the first to sea kayak 1,000 miles around the remote and windswept island of Tierra del Fuego.
  7. Rock the Boat – Saving America's Wildest River – BEST ENVIRONMENTAL FILM When an unassuming boater insists on seeing the L.A. River as a river again, a local controversy takes on national proportions.
  8. New Zealand Kayak Fishing with Rob Fort – BEST KAYAK FISHING FILM Discover the finest ocean adventure fishing playgrounds New Zealand has to offer.
  9. That First Glide – BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMThe First Glide shares standup paddling’s deep roots in early Polynesian and Hawaiian history.
  10. White Water Safety – BEST INSTRUCTIONAL PADDLING FILMWhite Water Safety is a concise instructional guide on safety and rescue for whitewater kayakers and canoeists.

Congratulations to all! You can keep up to date on the latest Reel Paddling Film Festival news on their Facebook page and Twitter feed. Also, watch teasers for the movies on YouTube. Be sure to check out the film festival as it comes to a city near you.