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 Many will start kayaking with the basics or old, outdated gear, and this can… View Article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

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.

2014 GREEN RACE CARNAGE AND HIGHLIGHT REEL

November 8, 2014
2014 GREEN RACE HIGHLIGHTS! The 2014 Green Race as a great one.  The weather was cold, and snow was abound. Being frigid and wet in November the Southeast did not stop the hot lines and big crashes… Here’s a cool highlight reel with a really good POV from Gorilla. Check it out!!

Jackson Kayak Karma Review

November 3, 2014
Jackson Kayak Karma Review By Sir Kyle Smith The Jackson Kayak Karma Medium There are multiple sizes of The Jackson Kayak Karma. Usually I would shoot for the larger of any given companies creek line. Jackson’s Large is touted at 103 gallons. I am 165 lbs, 5’ 9” and enjoy maintaining a glimmer of hope… View Article

SUBSTANTIAL MEDIA HOUSE: CLASS V+ GRAND CANYON OF THE STIKINE!

March 18, 2014
Grand Canyon of the Stikine – 2013 from Substantial Media House on Vimeo. CLASS V+ BIG WATER STIKINE There’s something about watching big water paddling videos. The power of mother nature is unreal. Check out the latest release from Substantial Media House. If you’re not planning on watching the entire video – make sure to… View Article

What Happens When Gnarly 100’+ Waterfall Hucks Go Wrong?

January 13, 2014
Gnarly Waterfall Drop In Chile The Puma from Substantial Media House on Vimeo. The Puma – one of the hardest waterfalls ever paddled. Not only is this beast over 100 feet tall – it has a super tricky lead in, and 1/2 of the volume of the water in the drop runs into a room… View Article

THEY DON’T MAKE EM’ LIKE THIS ANYMORE: BUCK FEVER

November 12, 2013
BUCK FEVER THE MOVIE Free wheels back before they were cool, running the shi# in play boats and overall good solid entertainment- that pretty much sums up Buck Fever. These guys are the pioneers of true whitewater porn – grab yourself a cold beverage of choice and be prepared to be entertained for 40 minutes… View Article

DANE JACKSON STYLING THE CLASS V GREEN RIVER NARROWS

November 8, 2013
This is how it’s done. I think Dane Jackson may even have been a little bit out of breath towards the end of his run – good to see that he is indeed human. 2nd place in the short boat class.