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Monthly Archive: Jun 2015

25
Jun

The North Fork Championship 2015

The second weekend of June was the date, the IV North Fork Championship was going down in Banks, Idaho. The North Fork of the Payette is an awesome river that has 15 miles of amazing roadside whitewater. The water is warm, big and pushy making for lots of great rapids and hard moves. With the …

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19
Jun

University of Bristol hit the alps swimming!

It’s here, we’re here, finally the long wait is over and our annual summer trip to the alps has begun! We’re now one week in and loving the french alpine lifestyle with more baguettes and salami than we know what to do with… After settling in and the first night we took the beginners for …

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17
Jun

Fear(Not)

I have always thought that a little fear is a healthy thing to have, it can keep you safe and can keep you sharp. But sometimes I think that fear sounds its loudest alarms when you are about to do something uncertain, something that’s going to make you uncomfortable. More often than not we find …

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14
Jun

Grizzly Creek, Glenwood Canyon, CO USA (V-)

Wow, don’t know where to start on this one. Grizzly Creek had been on my radar for a few years. I remember my Dad paddling it when I was 7. We had a friend who came out and stayed with us for a few weeks by the name of Devin Morton. I think he was …

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13
Jun

Yampa River Festival

We first came to Yampa river festival last year with no idea of what to expect. It took place in a small mountain town, we knew very little about the local white water and there where conflicting dates with bigger events throughout the state of Colorado but two old school legends and active kayakers in …

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10
Jun

Kayaking round and about Rishikesh

After 10 weeks in Nepal paddling the Humla Karnali and Thuli Bheri, then helping out with the earthquake relief effort, it was amazing to arrive in India for some more kayaking. I had 2 weeks with Rory woods and Lee Royal before I flew home and left the guys to continue their Indian tour.  With …

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09
Jun

2015 USA Freestyle Kayak Team Trials – Glenwood Wave

Okay, had a lot of fun in the sun after GoPro Mountain games in Vail, Colorado. This is the first year in a long time that I have focused back onto freestyle, so team trials didn’t end up the way I had hoped. I have to give a lot of props to all of the …

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09
Jun

Spring Flings 2015

Below: Adam Goshorn running the low water line on the first drop of Cable Falls on one of several snowy days on Little River Canyon early in the spring.  Photo by Shannon Goshorn. The spring of 2015 was not a high water year in and around north Alabama, but luckily for those of us who …

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01
Jun

Introducing the University of Bristol Canoe Club…

Hey, we’re the University of Bristol Canoe Club (UoBCC) and since the legendary freestyle and party weekend that was NSR, we are a part of the amazing Team Pyranha. We have paddlers at all levels of ability and experience, from beginners taking their first strokes on their paddling adventure up to those running (and swimming) …

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01
Jun

WHISTLER GO FEST

Whistlers 2nd Annual Go Fest Cheakamus Extreme Race! The first race of the season on the BC main land went off this year with over 60 competitors and $600 on the line. Amazing kayakers from all over the world were in town for this one. With a time trail to seed you for the 4 …

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