This is a special video with angles and shots rarely seen in kayaking. I brought my DJI- Phantom Quadcopter, 6 batteries, GoPro Hero 3+ cameras, one Levitar GoPro elevated mount to capture these shots. We did a ton of epic creek boating in Veracruz, as well as a race and and traveling around
On the plane ride home from Mexico, I put this edit together of our Mexico trip in the Jackson Karma using GoPro Studio. We took my Phantom Quad on the trip and got some epic shots, of which I am not putting all of them here, but you’ll get a taste of it!
For 2013 Jackson Kayak has come out with a new creek boat. We looked to our team for some strong opinions of what to do better with the new boat and we threw all the ideas into the pot and came out with the Karma.
After we came out with the boat we sent our team
I didn’t realize how much of a difference the Karma was going to make in my river running and creek-boating experience. Paddling this boat has been such a joy. I am affectionately calling it the “Good Karma” now, as it feels just like that. Things seem to come easier, troubles seems
Here is the Video Edit by Dane of the trip you are reading about below…
One of the staple runs in Mexico is the Big Banana section. This section of river was first explored in 2007 by the team lead by Ben Stookesberry that included Darin McQuoid, Nick Troutman, Rafa Ortiz, Phil Boyer, Heather Herbeck,
The state of Veracruz, Mexico has been steadily gaining a reputation as a world-class paddling destination for both intermediate and expert paddlers alike. A lot of its appeal centers around the various sections of the Alseseca River, ranging from Class II to V, and all reasonably accessible. Every January, the owners of the Aventurec resort
It is winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, but here in Veracruz we are so far south that winter is like a mild summer day in TN. Highs in the 80’s, lows in the 60’s- a mix of sun and clouds most days. However this is like a cloud forest area and the fog comes
Tacos, Waterfalls and Tequila: Rafa’s beta for kayaking in Mexico
Part II, Veracruz- The Alseseca
It was several years ago that we completed connecting the dots on this famed river. Ever since the old Twitch crew days, and even other earlier explorers’ times, this river has gained fame as something spectacular but ultra challenging. And here, trying
It has been a long time since I became a “full time kayaker” and my income came from kayaking. When I was 16 I got my first job as a whitewater photographer on the Kennebec River in Maine. I haven’t looked back since. Back then I was already a “Playboater” and was