I’ve had some conversations with people focused on going up the grades recently, especially concerning grade 4. In my mind grade 4 is a bench mark grade. It’s the level where the consequences of “getting it wrong” increase, meaning that … Continue reading
I went out and bought a Palm Zambezi Belt to wear a throw bag on before doing my raft guide training course last year. The idea was that it would allow me to always have a throwbag close to hand, … Continue reading
A bit of a re-blog here from Unsponsored on river rescue techniques. There is a brilliant series of videos on throw-bagging, live-baiting, mechanical advantage and much more to be found over at: http://www.rescueforriverrunners.com/ I’m impressed that someone has taken the time … Continue reading
I’ve had a few people ask me what to look for when buying a new line, so thought I’d put some pointers up here.
As white water kayakers, we tweak the outfitting of our boats to be as snug as possible, to give the maximum amount of connectivity with our bodies and power transfer from our strokes. Great for effective kayaking technique, but it can … Continue reading
Last weekends icey paddling session was enough to convince me that the playboating season is over. Or is it? Read Eric Jackson’s thoughts on cold weather kayaking here: Stay toasty in winter
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