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Kayaking In The Shadow Of Everest

Before he was guiding for Backshall, before he became synonymous with the Himalayas, before so much more Daz Clarkson-King was kayaking in the shadow of Everest in October 2003.

Kayaking In The Shadow Of Everest
Kayaking In The Shadow Of Everest
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Find The Biggest Hole Then Aim For It

Find The Biggest Hole Then Aim For It
Find The Biggest Hole Then Aim For It

“You can only run it blind once” is pretty much what sums up getting to lead someone like Adrian down the Zambezi for their first time. Last year I got to lead Bren, and this year I got the pleasure of being able to lead Adrian. In the end as long as they are ok at kayaking the Zambezi is nothing but just JOY big water for a few hours every day. But for the trip to begin right, I had to beta Adrian for the run, which usually just summed up to telling him to aim for the biggest holes…

Dane Jackson
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West Cherry Creek: California

A great edit from Nick Troutman has just dropped – West Cherry Creek: California.

West Cherry Creek: California
West Cherry Creek: California

This summer Dane Jackson and I met up in California to run down the famous West Cherry Creek. This was fun time down the run and I was absolutely blown away with the gorgeous scenery and giant granite slides and rapids. It was truly incredible and I can’t wait to get back in there. Check out some of our little 2-day adventure in the California wilderness.

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The Falls Of Falloch

The Senders hit the Falls Of Falloch.

The Falls Of Falloch
The Falls Of Falloch

On our way south to Kendal Mountain Festival we stopped off at the Falls of Falloch for a quick park and huck mission. Such a wicked little waterfall in Scotland and just off the main road too!

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A Scottish Classic

A Scottish Classic
A Scottish Classic

Fun day out on a low and cold Glen Etive -but since it’s kayaking we still had a good time!

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KTAG – Meghalaya

The Knives to a Gunfight series continues. This time Bren and Adrian are joined by Kalob as they take the half slice kayaks to the powerful, multiday rivers of Meghalaya.

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The Upper Upper Elaho Canyon

Nouria Newman takes on some big water in BC – The Upper Upper Elaho Canyon.

The Upper Upper Elaho Canyon
The Upper Upper Elaho Canyon
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Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks 03

Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks 03
Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks 03

This is the third and final installment of our Tibet Trip during the summer of 2019. I tried to approach this video a little bit different than usual, let me know what you think! We go and chase the biggest rapid of our lifes on the Po Tsangpo, Eastern Tibet.

Senders
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Upper Wellerbruecke 2019

The lads are living the dream.

Upper Wellerbruecke 2019
Upper Wellerbruecke 2019

Things are crazy busy at the moment and Adrian’s laptop died with the Tibet 03 project file on it. Which means it’s going to be a minute or so before we manage to get him a new one and get that edit done. In the meantime we are in Oetz, having an absouloute blast on the Upper Wellerbruecke.

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Kayaker’s Guide to the Upper Gauley

Kayaker's Guide to the Upper Gauley
Kayaker’s Guide to the Upper Gauley

This video shows and describes some of the easier lines through the big rapids on the Upper Gauley river in West Virginia.

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Kayaking Patagonia’s 3 Toughest Rivers

French kayaker Nouria Newman attempts the Patagonia Triple Crown with Eric Boomer and Ben Stookesberry.

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Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks

Bren and Adrian headed out to Tibet earlier this year. Check out their first video instalment.

Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks
Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks

Mid-July we left towards Southern Asia and joined an international group of kayakers to go and explore the whitewater in Tibet. Being known as the roof of the world and containing the tallest mountains in the world left us to wonder what rivers must lie deep in the heart of the Himalayas.

There has been a lot of expeditioning going on in countries like Nepal or India, but there are still a lot of places, rivers, and countries which haven’t necessarily been on the list of kayaking expeditions. There have been a few trips to Tibet done by kayakers, the most famous one probably being Scott Lindgrens and Steve Fishers trip to the Tsang Po, but the eastern part still largely remains untouched, just waiting to be explored. So we followed the call and sent it to Tibet.

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