Virtual Coach: Peeling Out of an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: Peeling Out of an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Peeling out is a river skill that all whitewater boaters practice every day they spend on moving water. From leaving the put-in eddy to navigating down the river, being able to enter and exit eddies g[...]

Virtual Coach: Catching an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: Catching an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Knowing how to catch an eddy while boating is as fundamental a skill as knowing how to check your speed while skiing. It allows you to control your descent through whitewater, regroup with your buddie[...]

Virtual Coach: The Cross-Current Ferry with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: The Cross-Current Ferry with Paul Kuthe

In this short video, veteran kayak coach Paul Kuthe explains how to do a cross-current ferry in your kayak, a key skill for boaters of all levels. Whether it’s being used on a Class I float or i[...]

Virtual Coach: Your First Rodeo

Your First Rodeo - With Adam Chappell

Five years ago, Adam Chappell had only dabbled in flatwater when he saw YouTube clips of kayakers at Buseater and taught himself to loop in his backyard pool. Now a rising talent in freestyle kayaking[...]

Virtual Coach: Busting the MITH

Virtual Coach: Busting the MITH-Eddy Turns

The eddy turn is a gateway maneuver for aspiring river paddlers. It’s the move that allows you to quickly exit the current when you don’t like what you see downstream and re-enter the flow after t[...]

VIRTUAL COACH: How To Self-Support

Virtual Coach - How To: Self-Support

In this episode of Virtual Coach, Erik Boomer demonstrates how to pack your multi-day kayak

Virtual Coach: How to Safely Lift and Carry a Canoe

Virtual Coach: Lift and Carry - Portaging Your Canoe

The late Bill Mason famously said, “Anyone who tells you portaging is fun is either a liar or crazy.” But in the same breath, the iconic canoeist and filmmaker would note that a little suffering g[...]

VIRTUAL COACH: Packing for a SUP Trip

VIRTUAL COACH: Packing for a SUP Trip

Video: SUP author and instructor Rob Casey's 18 tips

VIRTUAL COACH: How to Pack a Raft

How to Pack a Raft For a Multi-Day Packing Trip - Virtual Coach

Todd Collins demonstrates how to pack for a multi-day packing trip.

Virtual Coach: Power Paddling

Virtual Coach: Power Paddling - Sean Morley

Sean Morley knows a few things about going fast. He honed his forward stroke technique as a flatwater sprint racer on the British junior national team, but has made his biggest mark traveling far and [...]