Saying goodbye to an old friend.

Saying goodbye to an old friend.

Rain seemed appropriate for this final visit… On a wet and miserable Bank Holiday Sunday my motivation to actually “do” anything productive was approximately zero, so I thought I would use the time to do something I have been putting off for a while, go and say goodbye to an old friend.  This friend and…

By WetandMucky August 26, 2018 0

Is the best paddler the best Coach?

Is the best paddler the best Coach?

Why the best paddler on the river may not be the best Coach… Maybe they are a “Nike” Paddler… You know when you rock up to your favourite river and see someone styling every drop and hitting unimaginable eddies or throwing some super-cool moves and you think “That’s what I’d like to do, I could…

By WetandMucky August 22, 2018 0

Bracing, it’s the new Rolling – A response to kayakjournals “Why you can’t Roll”

As Simon often puts as a caveat to his posts – “If you don’t like what I say – Get your own blog!” – Well I have one, so I’ll use it to air my thoughts in response, however I actually do agree with what he says… To read Kayakjournal’s article, please click on the…

By WetandMucky June 6, 2018 Off

How to Improve the Roll – The Kayaking Journal

Rolling rolling rolling, keep ’em wagons rolling… Right, rolling. It’s hard. How can we make it better? How to improve the roll is possibly one of the most asked questions in white water kayaking. When I went through a long period of my roll being flat out hopeless it was the most frustrating thing I […]…

By WetandMucky May 9, 2018 0

GMBN – Pro bike checks with the Giant Factory off road team

Giant Bicycles invited us to check out their full range of bikes that make up the range run by the various areas of the Giant Factory off road team! So, thick and fast, here are the pro bikes of Carl Decker, Adam Craig, Josh Carlson and Eliot Jackson!In association with Giant BicyclesSubscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribeGet… via…

By WetandMucky May 9, 2018 0

Review – Jackson Levator GoPro Pole Mount —

I must come clean, I am not much of a handyman. Often people refer to the fact they could ‘knock one of those up’ given the right materials but I am more likely to knock things down when I approach a task with tool in hand. Therefore making a pole mount for my GoPro wasn’t […]…

By WetandMucky May 9, 2018 0