Online TV Show, Facing Waves Points the Camera at Lake Superior Friday, 10 October 2014
A new episode of Ken Whiting's online TV show, Facing Waves just got posted their and this time it focuses on my buddy and fellow team P&H Kayak paddler, Ray Boucher from Wawa, Ontario. This episode focuses on rougher water paddling on Lake Superior. The cinematography looks great and I think you will agree that the camera really brings out Rays eyes.
Need Kayak Now? Build one out of Chip Bags Tuesday, 07 October 2014
For years I now I've been wondering (and I know you have to) just how many bags of unopened chips would it take to keep me afloat and take me on an adventure. Well some Korean students decided to tackle that last great life mystery and discovered that if you tape together 160 bags of chips into a kayak, you and your buddy can paddle off into the sunset and international fame. More info: wsj.com
The Tide Machine: The Fun, Internet Connected Widget Displaying Surf Height Friday, 26 September 2014
I love when people bring technology and the outdoors together in unique ways so I knew this project was right up my alley as soon as I stumbled upon it. What you are looking at here is called the Tide Machine. It's a simple, internet-connected surfboard that reports the current wave height from your favourite weather buoy. Here is a quick video to see it in action:
Learn the Truckers Hitch Through the Power of Music and Dance Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Yes, its super silly and my kids made fun of me for watching but I don't care. This is brought to you by Ylvis, that same guy who wondered a while back what foxes say.