July has been a busy month with events and traveling. It kicked off with the Deerfield River Fest in MA. I set up a booth for Wave Sport right next to the NRS booth which was run by Blake. We had lots of visitors just chilling out in our booths and Kenny brought cake so it was a good night! Confluence Outdoors donated a couple boats for the Silent Auction. Maui Jim, KEEN, Accent Paddles, and Zoar Outdoor all donated to American Whitewater for the Silent Auction. Even I donated a free…See More
The natural flow kayaking season in California this year was comparatively short, but as always the goods are good if you can get them. Of the local day runs, highlights for me included North Feather (Tobin section), the elusive Gay Wave on the Main American, South Yuba (Purdon's to Bridgeport), three runs on the Golden Gate section of the South American, two runs on South Silver Creek, and a run on the Silver Fork of the American. A few rivers were in for good long windows, but some did not…See More
Freestyle kayaking has impacted my life in so many ways! I get to compete in an amazing sport, make friends, and travel the world. The summer started off traveling with some of my best friends to Colorado to compete in the Go Pro Games and Fibark, then it was off to Europe to compete in the 2014 ICF World Cup Series…See More
Keeping the momentum of the Whitewater Grand Prix going and entertaining the creeking aspect of the whitewater world, we found ourselves in the town of Shawinigan. It was time for the Extreme Race Time Trial stage. In true WWGP fashion we arrived to an intense looking slide waterfall combo pushing into a rapid. This beast of a rapid…See More
Whether you have been to Norway or not, you will either know or have heard about how incredible it is, so there’s not much point in me telling you that. Rather, I feel it is better to sum up my trip through a series of hints and photos which will give you some idea of what we got up to, as well as helping you to make the most out of your own trip.TIP 1 - WILDCAMPYou can camp on pretty much any public land in Norway so make the most of it. With lakes and mountains everywhere and loads of…See More
Good, original, ideas can be hard to come by. Getting them to actually work can be nothing short of a miracle... Or so we have come to find out. (Short attention span? Skip to the bottom to check out free clinics offered by Wave Sport Kayaks and H2o Dreams)Let me…See More
Corsica 2014 - Call of Duty on the Island of Beauty
The Forecast was promising to have some extraordinary conditions on Corsica for Easter kayaking as meteorologists were talking about snow-covered mountains in what extent they have not been sighted for a decade.
VIDEO: Wet West Paddle Fest 2013 Alan Ward
The annual trip up to Scotland with the Thames Valley boys for some river running fun times.
Took my Wave Sport Recon up with me and cruised every drop, loving it.
Alan Ward Mobius Promo Video
Alan Ward placed 5th at the World Championships 2013 in Nanthala, paddling his brand new Wavesport Mobius. Check out his freestyle kayaking skills and of course the abilities of the brand new Mobius.