There is more to kayaking than just running waterfalls apparently! To get the most from your time on the water you need a full set of skills. Bren Orton gives us a few tips on some really useful skills we should be practicing but probably aren't.
Getting young people into any new sport or activity can be challenging. Especially when there is water involved. Kayak coach Seth Ashworth draws on over a decade of experience to bring us some top tips on getting them started in white water kayaking.
More news from the North. Stakeout continues as the snow melt finally happens. Check it out and let us know what you think of this light hearted look through the annual big wave freestyle kayaking tour of Canada.
Seth Ashworth and David Silk are starting a new video blog series for the next month, showcasing their adventures through Canada's spring snow melt big wave season. Expect to see some big whitewater but also lots of their off river shenanigans and the real life between all the sunshine and rainbows. Keep an eye out for their weekly updates, looks fun!
A quick recap of the UK's biggest freestyle kayaking event: The Hurley Classic. The birthplace of the Hurley Special Chunky beanie and now the Hot Chocolate Bootie. A massive international competitors entry list and full vibes abound!
Global adventure and plane rides are inextricably entwined. We are all paying extra for the tree-planting footprint minimising ticket, right? But just realising these issues exist is half the battle. We can work towards having a minimal carbon footprint just by thinking about it. What's a bit more insidious, is the way we are cluttering up (and poisoning) our playgrounds and our food chain with pointless bits of plastic we never really needed in the first place.
I have always been a book worm, whenever I have had any sort of question, problem or need I have turned to books. Over the last few years I have stumbled upon a few books that have had a great impact on me and I want to share those books with you.