Being asked to compete in the Whitewater Grand Prix this year was an incredible privilege. I figured out that I had been invited just a few weeks before the event, but I was set on making it happen. I had to finish my classes two weeks early, figure a way around work responsibilities and raise enough money to finance the trip. It was a lot of work, but now that I'm here in Chile things could not be any…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on December 2, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments
You all have probably heard of the infamous Cherry Creek in California. If you haven't it's a High Sierra classic that you should put on your to-do list. I was lucky enough to paddle the upper section last summer along with Lane Jacobs, Louis Geltman, Jay Gifford, and Seth Swallen. The river was pristine, the scenery gorgeous, and the whitewater incredible. I put together a video with footage from my GoPro Hero video camera and also included some photos that Seth Swallen…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on February 14, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments
Here are some photos from Eagle Creek, Oregon. The waterfall photos are from Punchbowl and Metlako Falls. I included some as well from the hike up and from the metal "stake" gauge we use right at the trail head. …Continue
This year, as in most, there's been some quality online media shared of the paddling in the Pacific Northwest.
Both "Currents" and "Bomb Flow Video…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on September 9, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments
Here's a POV Video that I put together from a day this spring out on the Little White Salmon River in Washington. On this particular day the water levels kept at a juicy 4.9-5.0ft. On this high water day, I was lucky enough to be joined by local paddlers Max Blackburn, Lane Jacobs, and Tao Berman. Enjoy the video.
Added by Todd Wells on March 17, 2011 at 11:55am — No Comments
Photo By Erik Boomer
When I open up my phone to see that I missed a call from Erik Boomer I know that something juicy is brewing and a wave of anxiety and excitement hits me. Three days ago when I opened my phone to see that Boomer had left me a message it was no different. In his message he said, "Todd we're going to the Stikine. Call me back if you…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on September 27, 2010 at 6:51pm — No Comments