Category: Canada

  • Columbia and Western Trail – Trans Canada Trail

    With the weather starting to warm up in the Kootenays we have been starting to play hookey from the grind of work and school to fit in some kayaking and dirt biking. While the boys have been tackling lots of local single track and steep, rocky terrain I’ve decided that it just doesn’t make dirt […]

  • Dirt biking – a great distraction for the in between season!

    Late fall in Canada is a frustrating window of time – whitewater is disappearing but there is not enough snow to go snowboarding. Normally we would just drive further south in search of warm weather and more whitewater to solve that problem but this year we tried something new – sticking around and dirt biking… […]

  • Paddling moms rock!

    This post was originally published at: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2018/05/09/paddling-moms-rock/ With mothers day right around the corner, I wanted to take a moment and celebrate kayak moms, and most specifically the paddling kayak mom. Paddling kayak mom’s are lucky as they have a choice…similar to sports like hockey, soccer or swimming, a kayak mom can choose to be the […]

  • Kicking off the kayaking season – build progression into your goals

    This post was initially posted at https://www.levelsix.com/blogs/blog/kicking-off-the-kayaking-season-build-progression-into-your-goals Progression in kayaking is an amazing, terrifying and rewarding activity. It’s HARD sometimes and yet oh so worth it…  With a fresh paddling season upon us, this is a great time to think about what your goals are for the year. It’s also a great time to be […]

  • Tips for if (when??) your kid becomes a better kayaker than you…

    This post was originally published at: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2018/04/04/tips-for-if-when-your-kid-becomes-a-better-kayaker-than-you/ Progression in kayaking is an amazing, terrifying and rewarding activity. It’s HARD and yet oh so worth it… Last fall there was a role swap in our family. I went from 2nd best, and the one looking out for the kid, to comfortably in 3rd place with the 14 […]