A short but great edit from Andrew Regan.
Andy Butler talks us through the key features of the Pyranha 9R and lets us know exactly why there’s so much hype surrounding it! Continue reading
An active paddle blade is a great way to help you stay upright. By having a blade in the water at all times you can quickly use it to brace or to turn, there is no need to have your paddle just sitting above the water, small pushes and braces will allow you to react to anything that you might encounter. So practice an active paddle blade in the water both on the flat water and whitewater. Continue reading
These shorts are what kicked off the production of the new Unsponsored Ts by Dewerstone. I had stumbled upon a post about Dewerstone’s campaign to raise funds to get the shorts into production via Kickstarter. I had heard/seen a fair bit about Kickstarter but this was the first time that I was motivated to invest.
A fantastic way of getting down the river!
Tom Paterson stars in the first episode of Freestyle Origins, his new riverboarding video series for Face Level. Continue reading
Although this guide is directed at students in reality it will apply to anyone thinking about taking up the sport. Over the next few weeks many students will be starting Uni and will be looking at joining a club. In most cases the Kayak/Canoe club in a university will be the best club to join.
A superb but short edit showing early whitewater canoeing. Great to see. Enjoy.
The sport’s safety ethic was omnipresent and weighed heavily. It was not considered heroic to take on river risks; it was simply unacceptable… “Do you seek the mountain high, or just another way to die?” – Jim Stuart
In the 1960s, boating was based around slalom racing. River running skills lagged behind as racers were too busy trying to shave precious seconds off their times. Steep, technical rivers like the Upper Yough were at the peak of their abilities, and for the better part of the decade, the rivers won most of the battles. Continue reading
A great edit from Erin Savage.
Kenny wanted more ladies to race, so we showed up! Continue reading