Tag Archives: Kayak

June 11


It goes without saying, but Chattajack is a paddling race, therefore, paddling should be your primary form of training. If you’re new to paddling endurance events, then the best thing you can do is simply paddle more! But even if you’re a mildly seasoned paddler, you soon realize there is only so much time in […]

December 01

Ecuador Whitewater Adventures

After just one week exploring the whitewater rivers of Ecuador, I have come to the realization that I have barely scratched the surface of this incredible whitewater paradise, making a return trip inevitable.

September 15


Some events stand the test of time and carve strong enduring memories. The Little Tybee Challenge is one of these races for me. The diversity of the race course is second to none. Starting in a powerful tidal river, the course then jogs into a super narrow and twisty tidal creek before leading you out […]

November 18


This past weekend marked the end of the 2014 surfski racing calendar and a rare opportunity to compete in a doubleheader with the 20km Northshore Cup Saturday and the 10km Hunting Island Paddlefest on Sunday.

November 08

Solo thru the Grand Canyon

Paddling thru the Grand Canyon was always on my radar but I was in no hurry. I figured it was something I’d do later in life. But a 2010 invitation from a great group of friends changed that. That initial trip was 16 days of paddling, eating well, hiking and camaraderie but more than anything, […]