Category: Western USA

  • 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 […]

  • Party Surfing – a fun way to develop boat control

    This post was originally posted at http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2018/07/09/party-surfing-a-fun-way-to-develop-boat-control/ We have used party surfing for years as a fun way to develop and fine tune boat control. It turns learning into a game that is highly interactive and fun for everyone. It is also a fun game that can be played with both kids and adults. Step one: […]

  • 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 […]

  • Kelly’s Whitewater Park – a family destination

    Kelly’s Whitewater Park is located in Cascade, Idaho – about 1.5 hours north of Boise. This was our 3rd stop here, and our first time coming during the “summer season”.  The first few days did not seem promising as we had big rains, cool winds and were watching snow accumulate on the local peaks out […]

  • Whitehorse Star: Hunter Vincent represents Yukon at GoPro Mountain Games

    Hunter Vincent represents Yukon at GoPro Mountain Games He’d never paddled this section of washed out class II-III whitewater, By Marissa Tiel on June 13, 2017 He’d never paddled this section of washed out class II-III whitewater, but that didn’t stop 13-year-old Hunter Vincent from suiting up and paddling all-out for just under 20 minutes […]