Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Roll in a Hole in Freestyle Kayaking

When you’re side surfing in a hole, the only motion you can do with your paddle is on your downstream side. Any upstream strokes will result in you catching your upstream leg and getting flipped over. When you side surf in a hole, you want to look upstream, keep this Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : Doing Flatwater Clean Spins in Freestyle Kayaking

One way to get ready for doing clean spins on a wave or hold is to change the way that you do your forward sweep strokes in standing water or even your reversed sweep strokes in flat water. What I want to do with sweep strokes is wind back up Continue Reading

Massive 35m Kayak Drop from Keyhole Falls

It’s not deep at all so… Hold on for a minute, guys. We’re trying to make a call on how deep the waterfall is at the bottom. This place is too much! Oh, my god! Holy fucking shit! Jesus! Dude, I’m scared to look, dude! It’s six in the morning. Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Plowing Ender in Freestyle Kayaking

The plowing ender like the stern squirt, is one of the first ways that powers learn to get their boats vertical. You can really use the shortness of the boats and the lower volume in the bow to help encourage that. This move can be done in flat water or Continue Reading

Kayak Obstacle Course in Denmark – Red Bull Kayak Maniacs 2012

Welcome to the heart of Aarhus, more particularly the stream of Aarhus, and even more particularly “Red Bull Kayak Maniacs.” We’ve got 25 of the best kayak paddlers, who are competing at the impending Olympic Games, and a very competent judge. The battle starts off a ramp at the bridge Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Balance Vertically in Freestyle Kayaking

What we’re going to look at with vertical balance is the forward position or the backward position when you’re boat is up on end. This is my boat and it’s up on end. Ideally, my body will stay neutral so that if I’m doing cartwheels, I’m like the access of Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Do a Back Deck Roll in Freestyle Kayaking

The back deck roll is one of the kayaker’s favorite rolls because most of our flips when we get pushed backwards by a wave or if we get endured up or we get leaning back. It’s really easy to catch these back edges and flip over in the back of Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Do a Stern Pivot in Freestyle Kayaking

Stern pivots are very similar to bow pivots, but I’m using them in reverse. If I’m back surfing on a wave and want to do a back stab, or if I want to do a spin back to forwards, or if I’m in a hole and I want to spin Continue Reading

Rodeo Kayaking Tips & Freestyle Techniques : How to Do a Stern Squirt in Freestyle Kayaking

The stern squirt is one of the first ways to power learns to go vertical. What you need is a good eddy line that comes off the corner of a rock and comes down. That separates the eddy from the main current. Then you need the same principals that you Continue Reading

Sprint Canoe vs Steam Boat – Red Bull René Poulsen vs. Hjejlen

My name is René Poulsen and the location is Silkeborg. I’m going to race against Denmark’s oldest Steamboat I think it will be a close race, because it looks like there´s a lot of headwind. I haven’t been out to see how it look out there. But the race will Continue Reading