CanoeKayak.com just posted part two of their ongoing series called Skook Classified. Episode 2: The Journey is a great little short film telling the story of The Hurricane Riders putting together Skookfest, an invite-only extreme rough water sea kayaking event in the tidal rapids at
Speaking of rough water, make sure you take some time and check out foampile.com which is a really great website filled with the greatest rough water sea kayaking videos on the net. It’s curated by both The Hurricane Riders and Nick Castro from Active Sea Kayaking.
If you have always wanted to paddle Skook but feel you don’t have enough skills or guts, Nick from Active Sea Kayaking is going to be offering training in April and June of 2013. The multi-day course is focusing specifically on sea kayak surfing and paddling in tidal currents. Nick promises that things will start off gently than build up from there. Sounds awesome.
Check out the quick video below:
Check out this very cool raw footage from a recent five day canoe trip in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park north of Kenora, Ontario.
The film was shot by Justin Evidon using a Canon 5D Mark 2 and even in its raw, uncut form, it looks fantastic. Make sure you stick around for the forest fire footage. It seems a little close to their campsite if you ask me...
There is a great set of Flickr photos of the trip but sadly sharing has been disabled so I can only provide a link.
Top photo credit: Capture from video - Justin Evidon.
I can all but guarantee that you are not having as much fun today as this 2-year old boy is when he went out surfing for the first time.
If you didn’t at least smile while watching you have a heart of stone and thus currently dead.
If you have ever wondered what it’s like to kayak or row across the ocean here is a clip that give you a very good example of what to expect.
This is a short film about Bhavik’s several attempts to row across the Atlantic from Spain to Antigua without a motor or sail. The total distance was 6393km and took over 100 days to complete.
Who knew it wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns out there in the middle of the ocean?
Bhavik’s website: bhavik.com
You need to check out this absolutely gorgeous sea kayaking short film that was put together from the gang at Kaspi Arial Media. The film follows Christine Utas, one of the instructors from the White Squall Paddling Centre as she paddles through the fog at Killbear Provincial Park. I don’t think I have ever seen Georgian Bay looking so good.
Speaking of paddling films, the Reel Paddling Film Festival is now accepting films in the following categories:
If you are thinking of entering, you had better hurry as the cut-off date is August 31, 2012. You can find all the details on their website.