I remember growing up when the weather was nice on a summer day, or my dad had just about enough of work, he would come home early and would tell my brother and I to pack up our fishing gear and go spend the afternoon with us fishing on Lake Erie. This was when I learned the term "playin'…Continue
Added by Chris Wing on September 9, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Chris Wing on July 15, 2014 at 4:02pm — No Comments
Athletes tend to spend a lot of time honing in their skill as well as their "feel" when preparing to learn new moves for competition or even fun- so much so that when a company introduces a new boat, we can be a bit skeptical. It's like saying, "Why are you messing with my game, Coach?" This is a tougher sell to…Continue
I am a stickler for the details. It bothers me when I see an instructor leave out even the most minute details for a beginner. Inevitably, as people struggle through the first bit of the learning curve and become more comfortable with their roll, they are going to come to terms with another skill quite quickly, boat…Continue
Added by Chris Wing on September 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I learned this quick whitewater gear tip haphazardly when I did not want to deal with putting wet/dirty gear back in my gear bag that was still full of other gear that had not yet been wet and smelly that day. Turns out when you paddle multiple times in a day you collect a plethora of gear to help stay motivated. I find my motivation dwindles when the thought of climbing into humid, fetid gear becomes a reality, but I digress.
One of the easiest ways to keep things separate until you…Continue
Added by Chris Wing on February 28, 2012 at 7:41pm — No Comments
The dynamic duo are back at it again. This time with some stellar instruction on the coveted and extremely important boof. The crew meet with boofing expert from BIT (Boofing Institute of Technology) and teach him the true way to boof. Sit back, CHRONStruct, and enjoy!!
Added by Chris Wing on May 25, 2011 at 9:48pm — No Comments
It has been a good couple of weeks here in the Asheville/Charlotte region for me as I finally knocked off…Continue
Added by Chris Wing on March 23, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
I have had my Project X for a couple of weeks now and I had yet to get it out other than for some very mediocre surf in Charleston and some flatwater. I had paddled the proto last fall quite a bit but I could not wait to get this freshie out on the water.
I spent the past weekend out paddling, the first real…Continue