Motivational

Weekly Musings – Our Curriculum

I think curriculum has become such a bad word thanks to the disarray of our public school systems and the seemingly non-stop stream of bad media it receives. There are champions of education everywhere, and it has always been difficult. Always. We have this illusion that things are supposed to be easy and accomplished with …

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Getting Out of a Rut: A Kayaker’s Guide to Getting Back on the Horse

Kayaking is a fickle beast. Okay, okay… allow me to rephrase. The River knows no dominion, and as hopeful explorers we will discover this for ourselves sooner or later. We’re merely along for the ride until the River decides we are in need of some serious humility. You know what shape this takes: gnarly swims, …

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Paddler Focus: Chris Wing

The following interview was originally published on KayakingJournal via Simon Wyndham. The original post can be found here, and H2o Dreams would like to thank Simon & KayakingJournal for a phenomenal, introspective interview! The advent of YouTube and Vimeo has in recent years made access to many videos of an instructional nature very easy. Being …

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Locker Room Speeches

Do you ever have a locker room speech with yourself above a rapid? In an eddy, before you take off downstream? This is mine: [st_video video=”http://youtu.be/20kbH_LRgZc” ratio=”16:9″ width=”” height=””]   Not exactly a locker room speech, but there’s something about Kevin McCallister smacking his hands to his cheeks and the audible intake of air that …

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