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The Latest Greatest Paddling Sport

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I have exciting news about the latest and greatest paddling sport – Greenland style SUP’ing. I just invented it! Yesterday! If you are unfamiliar with SUP, it stands for Stand Up Paddleboarding, and it is exactly as it sounds. You stand up on a board (looks like a big, wide surfboard) and paddle with what…Read More

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SUP Surfing Tidal Wave in Alaska

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If you have seen the latest edition of SUP Standup Paddler magazine (“available at Undercurrents now” – shameless plug!) you would have seen a fabulous photo of three paddlers surfing a tidal bore on their SUP boards. Tidal bores occur when the ocean’s incoming tide moves up river against the river current. The wave or…Read More

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World Record Waterfall Descent

Who even knew that there were world records for waterfall descents in dingies? Ya, dingies?!? Here is the video. Check it out for yourself. I’m not expert at extreme dingy, but it looks like all you need is more courage than brains, a few people that are close enough friends that they will help you…Read More

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A Man needs a Canoe

No words have ever been more truthfully stated! Remarkably, it took an Australian beer company to do so. A friend linked me to this actual Australian beer commercial, and I knew all you canoers and kayakers would appreciate it.  P.S. “Canoe” is Aussie for “kayak.”

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Calgary Weir Test Drive

On Wednesday (June 2nd) there was a “test-drive” of the Calgary Weir (Harvie Passage) by invited experts and the area designers. Randy and Mark from our strategic partners, RMPC, and our repair guy & paddler extraordinaire, Mark, were among the invited experts to test the features and provide feedback to the designers and construction folk….Read More