This great POV and drone footage proves that freestyle kayaking can still be thrilling to watch and that some destinations never get old. Nick Troutman is in Uganda surfing the White Nile’s famous Special Wave. Skip to 1:00 for some amazing displays of freestyle kayaking, or watch the whole clip for a cool look at the lifestyle and landscape in a classic African paddling destination. No matter how many times we see footage from the Nile, we are continually impressed by the way freestyle kayaking progresses here each year. –David Spiegel

–Read an op-ed about a dam that’s currently being built on Uganda’s White Nile River, threatening to flood its whitewater and play features.