Month: July 2019

  • Canyoneering in Catalonia

    Tim and I managed to sneak in a canyoneering session on one of our final days in Sort, Spain. The team at ExploraGuise was amazing to work with and we ended up with a personal guided tour of the Infern canyon… It was soooo much fun – we recommend both the canyon and the company […]

  • ICF FREESTYLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IS ABOUT MORE THAN YOUR ACTUAL SCORE…

    This blog post was originally published at https://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2019/07/16/icf-freestyle-world-championships-actual-score/ The International Canoe Federation (ICF) Freestyle World Championships happen every two years on either a wave or a hole feature. This year’s World Championships just finished in Sort, Spain and it was a fabulous experience. The town of Sort is a small town in Catalonia on the edge […]

  • Exploring Sort, Catalonia (Spain)

    Sort, Catalonia (Spain) was the site of the 2019 International Canoe Federation Freestyle Worldchampionships – the reason for our travels. We arrived two weeks before the competition began to give Hunter ample time to acclimate to the area, the food, the timezone and the whitewater feature. Sort held the World Championships in 2004 and has […]

  • Urban exploring in Barcelona

    We spent 48 very full hours in Barcelona on our way up to participate in the International Canoe Federation Freestyle World Championships in Sort, Spain. After a slightly delayed 8 hour flight from Toronto we were pleased to retrieve our luggage, including Hunter’s kayak. We had arranged a car and driver to take us into […]