Life is good is an understatement today

April 17, 2005 75 degrees, sunny, high water, and some great paddling! David Knight and Chris Emerick just left after a bunch of great work by both of them in their respective fields. Chris worked on the video, while David Knight helped us come up with some great...

My kayaking career – the early years

The most common question I get asked about my kayaking from those who are in the sport casually or not in it at all is: “When and how did you get started in kayaking?” This is that article and it continues to why I do what I do today. At 6 years old, in 1970, I was...

Out of Africa

I have been getting lots of requests for both a basics and an advanced playboating video since my book came out three years ago. I finally got a month freed up to go somewhere warm with great playboating water and got some great friends together to film the videos....

Jungle Adventure

Chris Emerick, one of the premier whitewater videographers and producers, is a good friend of mine. We have discussed producing an instructional kayaking video to go with my instructional book that was published two years ago. I just won the World Championships for...