Author Archives for bobby@coloradokayak.com

2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER 6’11” REVIEW

June 2, 2016
THE 2016 BADFISH RIVER SURFER – UPGRADED FOR 2016 The 2016 Badfish River Surfer 6’11” is new and improved for 16′. With the addition of a lighter and higher performance blank (foam core), and a carbon fiber + Innegra layup, the 2016 River Surfer 6’11” weighs in at just under 20 lbs. What does this… View Article

The Werner Legend 99 Whitewater SUP Paddle – By Tyler Harris

April 25, 2016
Werner Legend 99 Review – By Tyler Harris “If you’re having SUP paddle problems, I feel bad for you son. I got 99 problems, but my Werner Legend ain’t one!” Perhaps you don’t appreciate the Jay-Z parody, so I’ll rephrase: If you are a SUP’er and aren’t 100% stoked on your current paddle, consider the… View Article

Badfish Stand Up Paddle 2016

February 25, 2016
What’s new with Badfish Stand Up Paddle 2016? It’s hard to have a conversation about either river surfing, or whitewater SUP, without the name Badfish Stand Up Paddle entering the conversation. They are the true pioneers of this ever evolving sport, and are leading the charge in a rapidly growing niche. We met up with… View Article

2016 Dagger Axiom 9.0 Review – By Atom Crawford

February 4, 2016
Dagger Axiom 9.0 Review – Bigger, Better, Bolder… Back in the mid-late 90’s the Dagger RPM was everywhere. Every river was swarming with them. It was such a fun boat to stern squirt, surf, cartwheel (yup, I learned to cartwheel in a RPM), and run rivers in it as well – fun, fast and responsive…. View Article

Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot Review By Brittany Parker

February 3, 2016
Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot My favorite part of stand up paddle boarding (with an inflatable) is how versatile the boards are. You can take them anywhere and everywhere – like Japan. That’s why having an all around inflatable stand up paddle board (such as the Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot) is essential… View Article

GREEN RACE TIPS FOR THE MID PACK PADDLER

November 5, 2015
By Nelson Jones It’s the most wonderful time of the year; Green Race season is finally upon us! Those five minutes of pain, stoke, fear and joy are the best of the entire year. I cannot think of a better place to be at high noon on the first Saturday of November. It’s hard to… View Article

TOP 6 BEGINNER WHITEWATER KAYAK GEAR ESSENTIALS

October 30, 2015
TOP 6 BEGINNER WHITEWATER KAYAK GEAR ESSENTIALS Life can be rough as a beginner kayaker. Few want to invest heavily in a sport that they are just starting, but when it comes to kayaking, your gear can make all the difference. Many will start kayaking with the basics or old, outdated gear, and this can… View Article

BUCK FEVER REALLY IS THE BEST KAYAK FLICK EVER…

September 15, 2015
All of this Gauley Fest talk has us spending time on Google, searching for the best old school vids that contain spicy yet nostalgic South Eastern creeking footage…We were in a tie between nerve wracking Birthday Eddie action (Green River class V eddie catching at it’s finest), or the legendary Buck Fever (which we have… View Article

BADFISH STAND UP PADDLE COBRA 6’6″ REVIEW

July 6, 2015
The Badfish Cobra is a fun little board. If you’re looking for an excuse to add some carbon to your summer quiver, you may want to take a look at this SUP.

2015 JACKSON ZEN REVIEW – BY KYLE SMITH

June 24, 2015
The 2015 Jackson Zen is a forgiving river runner / creeker that can hold it’s own on the hard stuff.