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
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
In this video Dagger Team paddlers Tyler Bradt, Brendan Wells, and myself paddle with Erik Johnson 70ft. Outlet Falls in Washington State. Because the area rarely sees enough rain to bring the drop to runnable flows, Outlet Falls has only been run on a few occasions. After our first day on the drop we returned for a second round, in which we also ran the first descent of the lead-in rapids to the falls. For my full write-up and some stellar photos by Bennett…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on November 16, 2010 at 12:33am — No Comments