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Rainy Spring Creeking – Rivière d’Ay and a Failed Mission on the Ozon

Rainy Spring Creeking – Rivière d’Ay and a Failed Mission on the Ozon

We had a really rainy spring, meaning that we could go paddling on the winter runs in warm temperatures, it was so nice!!! Tom, Mateo and I ran 2 laps on a high water classic, the Rivière d’Ay, a full on 2km gorge with continuous rapids. After they left, my...
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...
Little KelloggShow Groms Kayak Shoshone on the Colorado River!

Little KelloggShow Groms Kayak Shoshone on the Colorado River!

Shoshone is a very short, ¾ mile, solid Class III run on the Colorado River. Most people do a few quick laps, as it’s an easy run, skate back to the top along a nice bike trail and hit it again. Shoshone is ideal for beginning kayakers looking to push themselves, with...
JK small Antix vs medium Antix vs small Zen for smaller paddlers

JK small Antix vs medium Antix vs small Zen for smaller paddlers

For those paddlers that are at the lower end of the weight or height range, there are many questions about which boat they should choose when considering the small Antix vs the medium Antix vs the small Zen. My answer is always “it depends” … Like any other boat...

Local big water in a Playboat!!

Hey Guys, a about 2 years ago my local river, The Barwon River Flooded, this is possibly my favourite section in the entire world, mainly because its 3 minuets from my house. Its such a fun section to with a lot of gradient. You can do 30 minuet laps and do 10 plus...