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My kind of Hawaii vacation; Wailuku River Check out these cool videos of Dane Jackson's Hawaii Vacation. He visits the Wailuku River for his kind of fun on the wild white water.

Installing the EK BigFoot Plate System Here's a video we've put together with comprehensive instrcutions on fitting the EK BigFoot plate system. This design has been out in the market now for five years and continues too win friends with it's simplicity, universality and performance once installed.

Coastal Catches - Kayaking may catch on Kayaks are a very underutilised fishing platform and a good way to socially distance yourself from your mates. Ferg and Will were targeting snapper on jigs and bait and they found a very promising area in around 30m of water.

Kayaking Calico Creek In Morehead City, one of several launch sites: I went upstream/up tide/up wind up Calico Creek. Good exercise! This is very inhabited, although less so once one gets up beyond a small bridge - There were lots - LOTS! - of gulls and terns and cormorants.

What Does COVID-19 Mean For The Colorado Tour? I know many of us are thinking about it, so I'm just going to address the elephant in the room. What does this Pandemic mean for summer paddling events like the Colorado tour?! Events are being canceled and rescheduled left and right. So below I have outlined some of the changes we are already seeing in the Colorado tour competition circuit.

Corner Wave, Ottawa River Published on avril 7th, 2020 - by Kayak Session. Fun edit featuring Nick Troutman, Bren Orton, and Dane Jackson surfing Corner Wave on the Ottawa on a summer day. « Corner wave, by all accounts doesn't seem like it should be some epic wave. But it really is one of our favorite small waves in the world.

Teddy bear has been kayaking down his driveway A big teddy bear spent Saturday in a kayak and Sunday on his surf board. But don't worry, he didn't break any lockdown rules. The bear didn't move from the driveway of his home in Brooklands, New Plymouth.

Nataly Time Published on avril 5th, 2020 - by Kayak Session. Check Argentinian paddler Mariano Viteri's beaters reel shot on location in Chile and Argentina. Rivers: Río Quinto, Río Bio Bio, Río Diamante, Río Mendoza, Río Atuél, Río Fuy, Río Manso, Río Aluminé.

Save the Oetz River Published on avril 5th, 2020 - by Kayak Session. The SEND crew with the help of the Pistyll boys put together this very clear and informative video about the situation on the Oetz. An unauthorised dam is being built right now, on the Ötztaler Ache river, under cover of Corona virus curfews.

Brothers rescued after falling into the Merrimack River while kayaking The men were spotted clinging on to items while stranded in the river. One of the men was able to swim to an island near the Manchester water treatment plant, the other man was swept downstream, bu…

Lego Whitewater Park Kayaking Published on avril 4th, 2020 - by Kayak Session. 11 years old Marian Arnu from Germany creates this sick whitewater park kayaking lego animation, assisted by his sister Mia et brother Jonathan.

Zambezi Whitewater Kayaking 2019 Zambia is home to a staple experience of every whitewater kayaker's dream list, the Zambezi River. As a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Zambezi is one of the largest drainages in Africa and flows at an average of 125,000 cubic feet per second.

Corona Diaries #12, Jules Domines Outside, rivers are starting to flow and spring is around the corner, and the sun is shining high. Yet around the world, many are grounded at home and it seems likely others soon will be. Though difficult, let's repeat it, folks this is THE THING TO DO!

Coronavirus in Scotland: Virtual kayaking is now a reality for small business owner in lockdown Working and enjoying the great outdoors comes naturally to self-employed kayaker Piotr Gudan. He has been running bespoke guided kayak tours around…

Corona Diaries #11, Rory Atton - Dewerstone Founder Today we speak with Rory Atton founder of dewerstone, a paddlesports-based clothing company based in the south west of England on Dartmoor National Park. They launched their latest products the day they had to shut down their new shop… Our dewerstone Flagship Store is in Princetown, a small village in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.

Hello Darkness, Substantial Media House Ep.10 Published on avril 3rd, 2020 - by Kayak Session. Get back in time and watch one of Substantial media most popular episode - Hello Darkness - which resonates pretty well in today's worldwide situation.By: Evan Garcia and Fred Norquist. Tags: evan garcia, fred norquist, hello darkness, substantial media:.

Coast Guard searching for missing mother, son last seen on the water near Annapolis Coast Guard and several state agencies are in search of a 41-year-old woman and her 8-year-old son, who went missing while canoeing Thursday near Annapolis. Governor Larry Hogan on Friday afternoon said, the missing mother is Maeve Fahey Kennedy Townsend, and the son is Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean.

Corona Diaries #10, Quim Fontane So, we at Kayak Session decided to take the opportunity to catch up with our friends in the whitewater community and see how they are coping across the globe. Today we talk with Former Freestyle World Champion Quim Fontane who is stuck in Canalunya.

Get it while you can; The Zambezi Get it while you can, The Zambezi is one of Dane Jackson's favorite adventures. Check out these amazing videos of his paddling.

Working from Home - A Kayakers Guide Over the past few weeks I have had a number of discussions on working from home with friends that are accustom to going to an office every day, and are now trying to transition to a new reality. That transition can actually be a bit of a challenge, so I figured it was time to write a few tips.

QUINTE WEST: Kayaker, 38, charged with impaired boating after rescue A 38-year-old Quebec man faces charges of kayaking while impaired after first responders pulled a man from the Bay of Quinte Sunday. Responders were called at about 1 p.m. after reports of a man in distress about 300 metres off shore near the Loyalist Parkway in City of Quinte West.

Corona Diaries #8, Bren Orton So, we at Kayak Session decided to take the opportunity to catch up with our friends in the whitewater community and see how they are coping across the globe. Today we talk with British charger Bren Orton, who is stuck at home in Uk. How zit Bren, where are you and what is the situation like where you are?

Kayaking Doubtful Sound in Fiordland National Park - Oh Wow! A belated birthday present for Hound #2 was a 2 day, overnight kayaking trip on Doubtful Sound in the Fiordland National Park. Planned and booked months ago, the dates fell on an awkward period where we were 2 weeks into a kitchen / bathroom renovation / expansion and had to leave the house with most of the back ripped off.

Kayaking & Surfing Colorado Published on mars 30th, 2020 - by Kayak Session. Fun edit mixing kayaking and river surfing 100% filmed in Colorado, featuring Glenwood Canyon, Glenwood Springs, Debeque Canyon, Gilman Gorge and Vallecito Creek. By: Jeremy Signorini. Tags: colorado, Debeque Canyon, Gilman Gorge, Glenwood Canyon, Glenwood Springs, Vallecito Creek:.

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