Barbara and George Gronseth of the Kayak Academy put on an amazing event, the first annual Greenland Week. I was there for the weekend portion, to watch the competitions in Greenland-style kayak rolling, harpoon-throwing, and kayak racing. I missed the ropes competition, alas… Saturday night I also gave a presentation on my solo skin-on-frame adventure […]
The incredible vast and rugged beauty of western Vancouver Island, B.C. can be compared to few places in the world. So in July 2010 Seawolf took a group out for an 8-day SOF kayak expedition. I stood on a beach overlooking a set of shallow reefs, fringed with the bright green of Giant Sea Anemones […]
Last fall while shooting footage for a new DVD, I did a few rolls out in the very cold water of Hood Canal, WA. Here they are from the cameras strapped to the deck of my Steller Sea Kayak.
The calf rose up to the surface and rolled under again and again. Its mother swam alongside and then periodically, WHOOSH, blew a long column of water vapor into the salty air. My kayak’s skin reverberated with the blast, and I could feel it through my legs. At times, I could almost see the orcas […]