Growing up Kayaking

Article by Ben Higson I have been asked countless times questions like how did you start kayaking? How long have you been kayaking? what is your favourite boat? Well let me answer them. I first went in a boat when I was just 9 months old. My mum was a Welsh Team...

Kicking off the 2020 Paddling Season with Some Giggles

We have been very lucky the last few years and often find ourselves somewhere warm over the holiday season, which makes the traditional “New Years Day” paddle a pretty easy gig, with more focus on wearing our sun shirts than dry suits. We’re hanging out in the...

Uganda Whitewater vs Power | Big End of Year Decisions Impact the Fate of the Nile

Big End of Year Decisions Impact the Fate of the Nile November 2019 marked my 17th year whitewater paddling in Uganda and the 16th year of Soft Power Health’s work in Uganda. Boy does time fly bye when you are not paying attention to it! Despite the construction of...

The Hiwassee Dries: Video and AW survey!

The Cherokee named the wide river "Ayuhwasi" which means "river of the meadow." Paddling and fishing the standard lower reaches of the Hiwassee certainly earns this accurate description. But before the river spreads out and allows it's flow to join the mighty...

Why I Creek In My Antix

I love my Antix. I especially love creeking in it. People always ask me why I choose it over my bigger boats and I have a few reasons. First of all, the Antix is very nimble. I love how fast I can change my direction. On multiple occasions, being in my Antix has kept...

Paddlers Kayak Yoga – KAYOGA

Learn how to do kayak yoga! Kayoga is here!

DIY Gym Kayak

DIY Gym Kayak How to Make your own kayak in the gym.Unfortunately, in the winter I am in a gym more than I am outside in my kayak. However, I made a cheap piece of gym equipment that helps me simulate my kayak stroke while working with those specific muscle groups....

Inexpensive Christmas gifts for the cold weather paddler

Inexpensive Christmas gifts for the cold weather paddler Looking for Inexpensive Christmas gifts for the cold weather paddler? Greg Parker is here to help with his top presents for the kayaker in your life. 1. Ear plugs. Keep cold water out to prevent ice cream...

Zen 3.0 First impression and Side By Side with Zen 2

Zen 3.0 First impression Not sure whats the differences between the new Zen 3.0 and the older model. Don't sweat, Seth Ashworth has laid out some side by sides for us up in cold canada and gave us his overview. Looking forward to hearing his full thoughts on this...

Ode to the Whitewater Community

Ode to the Whitewater Community I recently moved. Not very far, just across the border with the great north. Transitioning from a nomadic lifestyle mostly in the American west for the past 5 years to having a house in the city, it feels big. Its been a little hard, I...

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Growing up Kayaking

Article by Ben Higson I have been asked countless times questions like how did you start kayaking?...

A Kiwi at Keeners

A Kiwi at Keeners By Nick Collier In July and August 2019 during what was an exceptionally cold...

The Lower Kynshi

The Lower Kynshi River has been labelled by some as the best river in the World. Since its...

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