why Kayaking is Insane(ly) Fun For Kids

It's funny because a lot of pepple assume kayaking is an extreme sport (it can be, for some) where daily paddlers put their lives at risk. Mostly, you see people going off waterfalls, sometimes on fire, or running rivers like the Stikine. Sure, kayaking has an...

Annual White Salmon Halloween Paddle

Goblins, clowns, river princess', elves and more showed up on the White Salmon River a few weeks ago. It seems like every year they find themselves showing up on the same day and paddling one of the best rivers in the Pacific Northwest. This has been a long standing...

8 years in Trondheim

I arrived in Trondheim in 2011 taking chance of European university exchanges program. I stayed because I could find there a balance between being part of the society and go kayaking on daily basis on myriads of beautiful rivers. Trondheim was fonded in 997 by the...

How to teach kids to kayak 3/5: Using a Dynamic Duo

Here is the third of the 5-piece mini series about teaching your kids to kayak. In this episode we talk about using a Jackson Kayak Dynamic Duo or 2-Person kayak to introduce your kids to the river and help teach some basic skills of river running, edging and...

How to Rock the shuttle – Motorcycle Style

So you want to go kayaking and you only want to take one vehicle. Your boating buddies are busy and the shuttle route is too far to walk. You’d rather not hitch-hike and prefer not to huff it on a bicycle. So how do you pull off a shuttle? With your motorcycle!...

How to crush your birthday

It happened, the day came that I never thought would come. I turned 30. I always had the term "youth" associated with your teens and twenties. When we start dropping numbers like 30 and 38, it just seems like you are officially an adult and there is no turning back....

Effort- a Quick Reflection

Effort This last season of whitewater kayaking and life in general has been a year of solid effort. My efforts have been pulled, stretched, divided, shut down, and inspiring (for me) this past year. My name is Emily Jackson, I am a professional whitewater kayaker,...

GORGE DU VERDON 

It was already mid April and the spring wasn’t really kicking in. It was cold and dry and the Pyrenees didn’t really have any good whitewater other than Pau’s artificial slalom course. Lucky enough it had rained a little bit in the Cevennes area, so we stopped...

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