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Category Archive: Creeking Articles

Articles about creek boating from the Pyranha Team.

29
Nov

Back to Mexico!

I brought my trusty large Scorch for this trip, I was confident it was going to perform really well on most things, but I was interested to see how it would handle some big free fall. This is the one area I haven’t really been able to test the Scorch out and I was a little bit apprehensive about all that rocker in the nose…

26
Jul

Dear Diary, Part 2: What About the Kayaking?!

“No one could hear me over the roar of the water, but sometimes screaming at the world is all you need to do to feel better.”

15
Jul

Dear Diary, Part 1: Curve-Boulders

A couple of months ago I went to Nepal to paddle the Humla Karnali and wow, what a river it is! I have to say though, I don’t think I’ve ever had so many curveballs thrown at me on a trip, mostly in the shape of giant boulders…

18
Jan

‘Oh, Shit!’ Moments

My most recent, ‘Oh, shit!’ moment was more intense than any other I’ve ever experienced before or ever hope to in the future. Last week, while paddling the Upper Jondachi with two of my favorite paddling partners and friends, the

02
Aug

NFC 2021

This is the best race that I go to. Over the years I have been to so many races and freestyle competitions, but NFC just stands out in the crowd. The energy of this event is just unmatched in my opinion. From the top of the ramp you can basically see the entire race course. …

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05
Jul

The River That Keeps On Giving

It’s 7.30 pm, you’ve made it only ¼ of the way down the river in the past 2.5 hours, and no one has done the river before. What do you do?

03
May

You Can’t Use That on There!

A few years ago there seemed to be a widely accepted belief that in order to kayak down harder rivers you needed a creekboat. A big one!

08
Oct

The Wellerbrücke in the Ozone.

The Wellerbrücke is fast, steep, and chock-full of places you don’t want to end up. If I’m honest, there’s not very much to taking the Ozone down the Wellerbrücke that makes sense!

22
Jun

Rio Sarapullu to Rio Toachi

For the first 3 kilometres, the river was open and surrounded by the jungle with class III-IV rapids. We found this perfect, since you can warm-up and enjoy the jungle, in particular, watching the birds.

10
Feb

Devil’s Canyon of the Susitna River, Alaska

Scouting Devil’s Creek Rapid was one of the more intensive scouts I have ever been a part of. There is no one place you can see the entire rapid, but as we made our way downstream along the left bank, watching the previously wide Susitna begin to choke down all 26,300 CFS, you knew something significant was happening around the corner.

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