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Monthly Archive: October 2011

28
Oct

Both Loving and Living it in Uganda

So just shy of 6 weeks was this summer’s stay in Uganda. Sam Ward, of Love it Live it fame, wanted me to run a couple of trips for him in Uganda. And even though I was very busy setting up my video production company (Rattle Media) back home, I still (selflessly) managed to drag …

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25
Oct

Little trip to Ötz Valley

This autumn i had the best trip to the famous Ötz Valley ever. Even when i didn´t have the chance to participate at the Sick Line Race it was worse to drive 600km each way to the Austrian alps. The weather was so perfect with blue skys and temperatures like in summer time.  We paddled …

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24
Oct

Season Ending Injury

  I feel really lucky to have paddled whitewater for 17 years and remain injury free.  Last Saturday it all changed.  I sustained a shoulder dislocation while paddling the Moose River during the annual Moose Fest.  I wish I had a better story than, I ran a big rapid, braced wrong. and it just popped …

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21
Oct

Grand Canyon Solo

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18
Oct

Venezuela Expedition Video

The British Universities Kayaking Expedition team have been back for a little over a month now, and here´s a short video of what the team got up to in Venezuela over the summer. BUKE 2011: Venezuela River notes are also now on the teams website.

13
Oct

High Mountains and Blue Water

Time and again I return to the rivers of Nepal. Time and again to venture to the blue water and high mountain vistas. Now Nepal has become a second home with both personal trips and guiding becoming a daily event. (www.purelandexpeditions.com & www.elementsadventurenepal.com) Myself and Slime (Peter Knowles) have just finished the Third Edition of …

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11
Oct

Pyranha’s new play machine

After the debuted at Gauleyfest, it made its way around West Virginia with some team paddlers. Then I got my hands on it, paddled it, and gotta say its the [email protected]#. So easy to pull thru on anything and went huge in holes and waves. I cant wait till this boat hits production. Here is a little teazer …

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11
Oct

Gear Fest the Midwest Outdoor Experience

Last weekend myself, Nicole Mansfield, Craig Kleckner and Todd Baker loaded up Orange Bitch ( Pyranha van) from my home in Clarion PA, and headed west to Dayton Ohio.  demshitz arrived Friday afternoon to setup for the event.  For a few hours on Friday and most of the day Saturday we entertained and informed the …

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09
Oct

Fast bikes, sick lines and a little gravy!

It always starts with a journey Our trip started in Nottingham, where Tom and I live. A kit list was made and we left at midday on Friday. A quick drive and we arrived in London at the White Water Canoe Centre where Pete Scutt works. After an afternoon in the shop we headed to …

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09
Oct

Fast and slow Adidas Sickline

Fast and slow Another great year of the Adidas Sickline race is over. The results are in, the final ceremony is over and competitors around the world are heading back home or on to their next adventure. After two weeks of training, racing, sleeping and eating with the world elite in extreme kayak racing I …

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