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Category Archive: Tips & Guides

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!

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

07
Jan

Travelling to Chile in the Time of COVID

Chile is a paradise for whitewater kayaking, but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s not the easiest country to travel to. If you’re still planning to come to Chile, I wanted to share my insights with you.

08
Dec

How to Go Kayaking in Kenya

Kenya is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to kayak. I hope everyone reading this gets the chance to check out and enjoy kayaking in this incredible country. Below are a couple of tips and tricks on how to have the best time out there.

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