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Category Archive: Tips & Guides

07
May

Your ReactR and Elite Outfitting Questions Answered

We’ve noticed a few common questions about the ReactR and the Elite Outfitting System it features; here are the answers!

04
Jan

Chile for Everyone!

Guiding in two very different parts of Chile took me to a real mixture of whitewater, and despite having paddled here a lot, it wasn’t until this season that I realised just how great this place is for every level of paddler. Here’s a little of what I got up to…

10
Oct

Getting Injured on a Kayaking Trip

What do you do when an injury prevents you from kayaking? Laura Hofberger picked up a new hobby…

28
Jul

Get to Know Your Demons

What I love about kayaking is that on the one side I have moments of deep reflection on the river and on the other side have moments of no thoughts at all and just being in the moment. Sometimes, those two sides are very close together in time.

30
May

Kyrgyzstan – the place where I feel a sense of freedom.

My first kayaking trip to this amazing, mountainous country was back in 2015, and since then I’ve been spending my summers in Central Asia exploring the mountains and rivers of Kyrgyzstan. There are several reasons why exactly I fell in love with this part of the world…

21
Mar

10 Years Later; I Wouldn’t Change a Thing

When I was 10 years old, the Pyranha Jed came out. I wanted this kayak so bad, and I begged my parents to get this boat for me! When Christmas rolled around in 2012, I look under the tree and there was a Pyranha Jed with my name on it. Ten years later, I am …

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05
Feb

Can’t Hit the River? This is the Blog for You!

When I made the decision to attend Columbus State University, I expected to be kayaking at least three to four times a week; the Chattahoochee is 15 minutes from CSU! I did not expect that I’d kayak less here than I ever have in the past 15 years.

31
Jan

Ecuador: The Land of Boofs and Boulder-Garden Goodness

For those that have already escaped to the equator, you’ll be well aware of a few new logistical considerations. However, if you’re currently sat in your lounge in a fleecy onesie and down jacket, trying to muster up the motivation to get on your frozen local river, then read on.

29
Jan

The Zambezi Again?

No matter where life leads me, there is one river that will have me forever coming back; the Zambezi.

27
Jan

Laura Hofberger has her eyes on the prize…

We caught up with Laura Hofberger to look back on her win at the Oetz Trophy in 2021 and find out how she’s carrying some of that insight forward to defend her title this year!

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