New This is the Roll Video from Cackle TV

New This is the Roll video from Justine Curgenven at Cackle TV. It looks like an amazing video partnering with Turner Wilson and Cheri Perry. The video looks terrific for

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Kayak Rolling lessons-3 is the magic number

Rolling. That oft mystified kayaking skill that eludes, amazes and delights. People want to learn it. But how many sessions should it take? Working on your own? This is fine

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Demystifying the eskimo roll

A while back I wrote an article based on the Qajaq USA fueled discussion about Mentally Preparing to Eskimo Roll. For the uninitiated. An eskimo roll is the ability to

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Mentally Preparing for Kayak Rolling

Mentally Preparing to Roll a Kayak At a very basic level rolling is an entry level skill that allows a margin of safety for paddlers looking to paddle in textured

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Practice Practice Practice

I spent last Saturday in the pool in my sea kayak. It was a frustrating couple of hours relearning skills. I considered myself someone who spent the time in the

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deal of the century

Rarely in life do you get what you pay for. I got a super deal on a brooks tuiliq. Went out yesterday on Lake Michigan. Beautiful calm day. Garment as

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You just gotta believe…

Leaving a great Cuban themed work party was hard, mohitos on the lawn of the Kellogg’s mansion beckoned. Bocce ball and other diversions abounded just prior to departure for Qajaq

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The Youth Brigade

I’ve had what an optimist would call mixed success with rolling instruction. Ok for clarification of the data pool I will say that I’ve tried to help twenty or so

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Minimalism and Paddling

Minimalism, the art of doing more with less may have a lot to do with paddling. Rolling in particular has the minimalist bent to it. First you learn to hip

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