Category: US Deep South

  • KAYAKING COMPETITIONS ARE FUN FOR FAMILIES

    This post was originally published at: https://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2019/06/24/kayaking-competitions-fun-families/ We are not a competitive family in terms of competing with those outside our family. Competition inside the family is a different story and a great motivator to learn new skills in all areas of our lives. We first got involved with kayaking competitions when Hunter was 9. He […]

  • Never Winter – Family Whitewater Adventures in Columbus, Georgia

    Original post can be found at http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2018/01/19/never-winter-family-whitewater-adventures-part-four/ It’s winter and for most people the kayaking season has been over for a few months. For those in the northern hemispheres that are still paddling, you are likely wearing a lot of layers to ward off the chill. Time to think about heading SOUTH for warm water and […]

  • Columbus for the win yet again!

    Our first experience in Columbus, Georgia was two years ago. We spent a week in late November and were so impressed with everything that the city had to offer – both on the water and off. It was definitely a “must do” for our travels this fall in the south east. Lucky for us, it […]

  • Wilson Creek – a little bit of California in North Carolina

    Wilson Creek, designated as a National Wild and Scenic River, is a beautiful place tucked away in central North Carolina within the Pisgah National Forest. We had a great time running this with friends in mid-October after rains brought the levels up. The run is about 2 miles long and people often do at least […]

  • Downriver racing – a great family activity!

    The below is a post we wrote for Jackson Kayak: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2017/11/08/downriver-racing-a-great-family-activity/ This is our first year being exposed to downriver races and we have to say… they are a great family activity! If you pick the right ones they are a family bonding experience with high fun factors. Hunter Vincent – GoPro Games We dipped our […]