The Whitewater Grand Prix has always been known for it’s extreme stature, and this years Time Trial was no different.The Shawinigan River is steep and manky and made for a great Grand Prix race course. The race was 3 runs and your best 2 count.
The line was pretty obvious run down the mank on the
Well the Whitewater Grand Prix has begun. The first stage, the Best Trick Competition, took place on the infamous Gladiator wave on the Ottawa River. The format was two groups of 14 men each got 2 hours to do as many rides and tricks as they could and the single best trick would win. It
The first Stage of the Grand Prix finished up with the Big Trick Competition on Gladiator yesterday. We were lucky
enough to start the whole Gran Prix off with a bang: Big Water, Sunny Sky, and some huge tricks. Here is a little GoPro Teaser, stay tuned for the Stage 1 Edit:
Mexico in the past couple of years has become one of the top hotspots for creek boaters and waterfall hucksters alike. Personally it is one of my favorite places to paddle, with jungles for river banks, warm weather, perfect waterfalls and tons of top class rapids it is hard to beat. In all the places
Since the Cuda 14 was released by Jackson Kayak paddlers have expressed that they felt the Smart Track Rudder was too small for the boat. There is now a solution for that. The SEA-LECT Designs Trucourse Rudder system. The function of the rudder on a kayak is to increase the tracking
The Hairy Lemon on the White Nile was yet again our choice for a couple week stay this winter,’specifically for training purposes’, the hot weather, warm water, big waves and fun river run, well that is just a coincidence. This is training. We all had an epic time as usual, and clearly it is the
The Chattooga River has been the classic whitewater testing ground for 40 years. Watch the Jackson Kayak Zen and Karma duel it out on the river.
Video Link: Dueling on the Chattooga: Jackson Kayak Zen v Karma
The Jackson Kayak Zen and the Jackson Kayak Karma have one very strong trait in common: speed. I am talking
China was an eye opening experience for me for sure. It wasn’t exactly what I thought, and it isn’t the Communist atmosphere I expected. Though it was a lot of fun and people were extremely happy to see us and so excited to show us around their rivers. The whitewater is easy access and tons
An opportunity to join Jim Sammons and James McBeath on a trip to Panama to film an episode of The Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons came up and it was a no-brainer to hop on board. Our outfitter/guide was Hennie Marais with Paddle Panama who had his brother Peter along to help run a smooth
Over a decade ago when I was just out of high school I was really starting to come into my own as a paddler. As I matured, I was finally starting to feel I was strong enough to paddle more challenging drops. It was probably September of 2000 when I first