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Top 5 Stand Up Paddling Tips

One of the big reasons stand up paddling has been exploding in popularity, is that on a very basic level, yo…

How to Deal with Wind While Paddling

Although kayaking is something that almost anyone can enjoy, kayaking in windy conditions presents some real…

Confronting Obstacles While Paddling

River obstacles are serious hazards on any waterway - from placid, slow-moving streams to raging, multi-cl…

Reading Rivers

Driving a car safely involves much more than merely focusing only as far ahead as the taillights of the ca…

Hand Signals for Kayaking

Whether it’s passing information along a raging river channel, across a wide expanse of ocean or conveying…

Launching a Kayak in Surf - Lessons & Tips

In this video I cover some lessons I learned from messing up and mistiming a surf launch and a surf landing. …

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…

How to Make the Most of Pool Sessions

Mention “pool session” and the first image that pops into most kayakers minds is a class in how to roll. For w…

Being Prepared for the Worst Scenario

In October 2017, four friends and I paddled 150 miles down the upper Missouri River from Fort Benton, …