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Top 11 Kayaking Tips from 2018

Whether you were new to paddling in 2018 or you're an experienced paddler, you can never stop learning. Ever…

Our height and weight when choosing a kayak

Every kayak is different just like how every human is different. Some kayaks work for people and not for oth…

Discussing the Forward Stroke

So, what are our goals with paddling? First I want to thank everybody for all the fantastic feedback and al…

Paddling Decisions, Cascading Events & High Wind Exercises

Ever look back on a series of decisions that you've made while paddling and wonder how one slightly differen…

Kayaker Backyards EP.3: San Francisco

Earlier this year, before Matt, Chris and I headed up to Mendocino, we had the opportunity to spend a morning …

Rock Gardening & Surfing in Mendocino

From the Kayak Hipster:"I had the opportunity to join Matt Kane from Prime Paddlesports on a trip out to Mendo…

10 Tips For Paddling With A Group

Here's a list of ten tips that I found useful when paddling with different groups. Paddling group dynamics ar…

Tips for Cold Weather Paddling

This video’s going to be about cold water paddling. Might be one of the most important ones that I do. It's go…

6 Tips for Overcoming Fear while Kayaking

For this video I want to talk about six things that I like to try to do, in order to deal with and overcome fe…

Recreational Kayaks vs Sea Kayaks

A question I get very often is on different types of kayaks, the pros and cons of each type and why you should…

Kayaker Backyards EP.1 - Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas, Mexico

Follow the Kayak Hipster through the Sumidero Canyon in Mexico during his first episode in his new series Kaya…