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River of No Return

By redmist  
“Vivir con miedo es como vivir a medias.” ...
a life lived in fear is a life half lived
What I want most in life is to be able to look back and say there wasn�t anything I regret, no chances I didn�t take, and nothing I passed up. Life is to short to be spent asking yourself "what if?" What if I had tried harder, done more, been better. There are many things beyond our control that keep us from our dreams, but fear is the worst, and we bring it upon ourselves. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary describes fear as....

"A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger." Fear can hold you in a grip so tight you feel as though there is no way to escape it, but overcoming it gives a gratifying sense of triumph and pride. Life is a journey and full of scary things, but there is no breaking new ground without leaving the beaten path.

This was the theme of the movie "Strictly Ballroom". It was best described by a character in the movie when she said " A life lived in fear is a life half lived." To live your life in conformity is to keep yourself from your full potential. ...

Tags: Action River Wild Canoe Rapids Paddler White water Sports and action

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iancam 14 23 England
27 Dec 2008 2:56AM
Superb capture
Ian
PeelNStick 18 4 United States
27 Dec 2008 4:46AM
Good write-up and action shot.
Silverzone 15 2 England
27 Dec 2008 9:42AM
Super action and commentary. Sylvia
woodrow 15 153 Scotland
27 Dec 2008 10:06AM
good action shot, good composition and to quote daego: water bad, land good!

great pic Carl

Paul
Great shot, but I enjoyed the write up more. Merry Christmas
AnthonyR 16 5 Wales
9 Feb 2009 1:39PM
Superb action shot, the capture of the water is excellent.

Anthony.

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