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The Only Way (OUT) is Up

The Only Way (OUT) is Up

Submitted by Mylo Nicholas In September when the rivers are low, there can still be sections left to explore. The Arc River, in the Maurienne Valley (French Alps), is not frequently paddled, due to restricted sections and dam controls, but can offer some incredible...
3 ways to improve your freestyle surfing

3 ways to improve your freestyle surfing

3 ways to improve your freestyle surfing Here is a quick video on improving your freestyle kayaking. Moving around on the wave is a fundamental skill that these three tips can help you improve on. SO, make notes and most importantly let me know what I missed for the...
Kayaking my hometown Class V run – Deckers Creek (Pioneer Rocks Section) in Morgantown, WV

Kayaking my hometown Class V run – Deckers Creek (Pioneer Rocks Section) in Morgantown, WV

submitted by Christina Kossis Decker’s Creek is my local run, just 20 minutes from my house. It’s a short, stout class V roadside section located in southeast Morgantown, WV that needs over an inch of rain to get pumping and often flashes quickly. It is ideal to catch...
Jackson Bees Knees Thigh Hooks | Review

Jackson Bees Knees Thigh Hooks | Review

Bees Knees First Impressions—Two thumbs up! To be perfectly honest my absolute first impression taking them out of the box was disappointment. They are smaller bumps than I had imagined, were a bit denser foam cushioning than I would have thought would be comfortable,...
Paddling Maps – a great resource for flatwater, whitewater and fisherfolk!

Paddling Maps – a great resource for flatwater, whitewater and fisherfolk!

Whether it’s expanding your local kayaking spots or learning about new paddling opportunities as part of your travels, there is a really cool grass roots website that is building up quite a resource list for flatwater, whitewater and kayak fishing spots....
How to Boof | The Basics

How to Boof | The Basics

An essential skill for kayaking of all skill levels, the boof allows you to keep your bow high and dry as you continue to move downstream, full speed ahead. This is an introduction to boofing; for lean boofing and ear dips, check out the more advance lean boof video...
Can you really learn Whitewater Kayaking from videos?

Can you really learn Whitewater Kayaking from videos?

I recently reached out to a well known kayaker about helping in one of my instructional videos for Send School (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH9ct4EC–BCCi8XoOtNWOw). Her response was simply, “…I don’t believe you can learn kayaking from...
The Joy of Hand Paddling | Whitewater Kayaking

The Joy of Hand Paddling | Whitewater Kayaking

I’m going to talk about those plastic things you store in the stern of your kayak, hand paddles. Maybe you’ve used them on the river or at a pool session, but alas I’m going to encourage you to blow off the dust and take them for a spin. You don’t want your first time...