Friends can’t go kayaking? Don’t worry, they will still know how cool you looked. I’ve been working the past couple weeks trying to dial in an elevated mount system for my 9R. The goal being do not spend more than $20. I made this mount out a crutch and old Pyranha hardware. I took it out for a test run this weekend on my backyard run and here are the results. Getting close to dialed!
A test of the Scotty kayak mount with a GoPro. WARNING: This video contains shots of mild white water kayaking slowed down in an attempt to make it look far more dramatic than it actually was…
This trip also resulted in a rather embarrasing swim after going through a stopper and hitting an edy by mistake before getting sucked back into said stopper for a head pounding. Scotty mount survived it nicely though!
Music “Flying Alaska V.2” by Everlone (soundcloud.com/everlone)
Here is a great MYOG/DIY GoPro rear kayak mount by Lee Barrell. This system allows you to attached a GoPro pole mount arrangement to the rear of your kayak without the need of removing or modifying your boat in any way.
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When the Jackson All Star made its debut at the Teva Games it stormed onto the podium with paddlers Stephen Wright with record high freestyle score of 1310 points, followed by Nick Troutman on 1295, and Dustin Urban on 1040.
The All Star range from Jackson Kayaks has probably been the most popular design of park and play kayaks over the last couple of years. 2013 has seen a major update in the design but plenty of pre-2013 boats can still be found.