kayaking

What Makes a Great Leader?

*This page occurs in reverse chronological order [row] [col width=”1/2″] [st_video video=”https://youtu.be/Ky0QcBwcqGo” ratio=”16:9″ width=”” height=””] [/col] [col width=”1/2″] [st_video video=”https://youtu.be/c6QbWt6vZTo” ratio=”16:9″ width=”” height=””] [/col] [/row] [st_divider divider_type=”border” height=”” margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″] OWNING IT: A CASE FOR INDIVIDUAL MOTIVATION IN KAYAKING Words by Chris Wing [st_divider divider_type=”border” height=”” margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″] [st_divider divider_type=”border” height=”” margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″] [row] [col …

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The Pillar Series – Creeking Leadership

[st_custom_image image=”6930″ size=”blog-large” position=”center” link_type=”lightbox” link=”” link_target=”_self” caption=”” custom_class=””] We created the “Pillar Series” to go a little more in depth of why we created the clinics than just our course descriptions. Many times our classes are prompted by experiences or observations we have on the river, in our paddling culture, or suggested by our guests. …

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Making Cents Out of Buying Used Gear

When I first got into kayaking in 2002, I made the mistake that many beginners do: I walked into a retail store and bought a brand new boat, helmet, PFD, spray skirt, paddle, and other miscellaneous accessories. All told, I spent over $1,500, and that was buying the cheapest equipment they had. Little did I know that in …

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Go Kayaking Around the World Without Going Crazy

Heading out of the country with your favorite whitewater toys for an international adventure can be daunting, stressful, and downright exhausting. As we embark on our second trip to Chile this winter, I’m using a layover to reflect on some tips and tricks that have made our travels with lots of gear and a bit …

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Road Rules: Staying Healthy & Keeping it Cheap while Traveling

We’ve been spending (a lot of) time on the road lately, and it has been an adjustment to stay healthy and present without blowing our budget or dirtbagging it too severely. With a bit of planning and a little resolve, you can keep your travels relatively cheap and fairly healthy if you keep your on-the-road …

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21 Things I’ve Learned about Kayaking from Running

I’m going to keep this short and sweet, but I will say that since returning from Chile, I’ve been lacing up my tennies for a run more often than not, trying to maintain some healthy momentum I gained while down south. After having kayaked nearly every day for two months, I returned home with a …

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