Kayak Technique / Skill Development

Kayaking Fitness: 5 Steps

by Sam Ovett Why get fit for Kayaking? All you are doing is sitting on your butt floating downstream, not much effort involved in that now is there? The answer is "no" there is not much effort in just sitting on your butt and floating downstream, but then there is...

Slalom and the Mess Up Factor

I flipped while kayaking.  Must admit that does not happen very often on an accidental basis, so it surprised me as much as it did folks watching.  Besides just the “having to roll,” was the fact that it happened in Class II whitewater. In front of an audience.  About...

So You Want to be a Creek Boater

Early spring forecasts of rain are a good indicator that rain-dependent creeks will run! And suddenly you want to be a creek boater.  Unfortunately, your timing is off if you wait until the creeks run to "be" a creek boater.  There is prep work to be done with boating...