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Adventuring with Kids:  How to get geared up for cold water paddling with Mathis Hargrove

Adventuring with Kids: How to get geared up for cold water paddling with Mathis Hargrove

HOW TO’S WITH THE HARGROVE CREW Mathis leads us in a video as he gets geared up in his cold gear layers, for a fun day of kayaking on the Nantahala River, in Bryson City, North Carolina. Staying warm and comfortable plays a huge part in having a GREAT DAY on the...
Avoiding the imminent ear surgery that every kayaker will face without protection.

Avoiding the imminent ear surgery that every kayaker will face without protection.

Every sport has its inherent risks, but like many paddlers before me and plenty of paddlers after me I had no idea just how imminent Surfer’s Ear really was. I’m not talking about swimmer’s ear or simple ear infections. This is a video warning of the...
5 Benefits to Going to Roll Sessions this Winter

5 Benefits to Going to Roll Sessions this Winter

Submitted by Christina Kossis  1. Muscle Memory – whether you’re new to rolling or an “expert” who never flips it’s important to keep your body in tune. You can dial in all the moves, whether it’s your first roll or advancing to on and offside sweep and back deck...
River Safety Resources That We All Need When Paddling

River Safety Resources That We All Need When Paddling

American Whitewater (AWA) has been knocking it out of the park this year with regards to their focus on river safety. This is above and beyond all of the amazing work that they do protecting rivers in the United States as part of their day job. In May of 2021 AWA...