Chris in Motivational
, Trip Report on May 8, 2013
I almost swam at the bottom of Nantahala Falls this past weekend. It took me about seven or eight times and a nasty drag over some rocks before I finally rolled up. I wasn’t thinking about swimming- honestly, it seldom crosses my mind when I’m upside down- but that last roll attempt I knew would
Chris in Instruction
, Quick Tip on August 23, 2012
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It bothers me that I hear folks saying that they get bored on a river, it seems almost as if they have become to good for… well, their own good. One of the best nuggets I ever heard while on a river came from Andrew Holcombe, “if you aren’t having
Chris in In the News
, Trip Report on August 9, 2012
“Ohio?” is the typical response I get when I tell folks where I started my kayak career close to 12 years ago. Little do folks know there are not only whitewater rivers in Ohio but also a die hard community of paddlers that surround those rivers. But let us be honest, most folks in Ohio
Chris in Motivational on January 21, 2012
This year is off to a great start. I just returned from my first race of the year and my second time out on the river since last August. Why you ask?
All I can say is that it was an extraordinarily long fall and a tough 2011 all around.