A new film is making the festival rounds right now that brings to light the proposed dam projects in southern Chile. Five dams are proposed for the Baker and the Pascua--two of southern Chile's largest and most…Continue
Added by Andy Maser on December 21, 2010 at 11:51am — No Comments
If you don’t want to get out of your boat and hike or don’t own a jet ski, there’s an easy, affordable and relatively effortless way to surf the wave of your dreams. A rope tow is very similar to water skiing or wakeboarding except the rope is permanently fixed to a rock or tree. On the opposite end is a small handle, just wide enough for a single hand. Traditionally, attached to or near the handle is a second length of rope that is used to pull the rope back to shore. …Continue
Added by Brendan Wells on December 19, 2010 at 10:31pm — No Comments
2009 was a super fun year during the filming of Dream Result. I've compiled some of my highlights over the season into a promo video. This video is also my entry into the 2011 Whitewater Grand Prix (Whitewater World Championships). I'll have to get voted into the competition but I have my fingers crossed...
State tuned for all the footage from 2010 which will be released…Continue
Added by Rush Sturges on December 17, 2010 at 1:55pm — No Comments
Rolling is a big deal in whitewater kayaking because it’s an important self-rescue skill that can skyrocket your confidence, which in turn helps improve your skills. When you’re confident that you can get yourself back up after flipping over, whitewater doesn’t seem as scary and, mentally, you’re more likely to try new things.
Women have a few advantages when it comes to learning the roll. In general we’re more flexible which makes it easier to get our bodies into the proper…Continue
Added by Anna Levesque on December 16, 2010 at 2:40pm — No Comments
I think about kayaking. A LOT. One of my favourite things about our sport is the process of applying knowledge, skill, and fitness to a particular rapid, and coming up with a theory of how it should be run. We then apply this theory to the rapid to the best of our abilities, and hopefully create a line for ourselves to run smoothly.
The limits of our sport are constantly being pushed. First D’s of rivers and rapids continue to occur constantly,…Continue
Added by Brad Ludden on December 2, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments
Added by Andrew Holcombe on December 1, 2010 at 3:13pm — No Comments