Kayak Technique / Skill Development

Article: When Rivers Slow Down

Our friend and fellow ecuador traveler John has made some significant breakthroughs in his paddling this summer.  This most recent revelation is one experienced by every kayaker: the moment that a particular rapid/river starts to slow down enough that it is possible...

Yoga made Me Soft by Brian Snyder

Hard men don’t do Yoga.  We don’t get in touch with our bodies or massage our inner beings.  There’s too much ice in our veins for them to be coursing with love and gratitude.  When something hurts, we punish it.  It either heals or it breaks.  The pain, the soreness...

The Key to Retentive Surfing

First you must read the hole to see if it is directional or symmetrical. Directional holes are set at an angle to the current. In directional holes the whitewater and greenwater suggest that you do moves directionallyóeither to the right or left. In a symmetrical...