As a hammock camper, I have not been a big fan of traditional sleeping bags. I know I could use a over quilt, but I like the warmth that a sleeping bag can provide. Could the Backcountry Bed change my feelings towards a sleeping bag in my hammock? Read more for my review.
Check out this video of Liquid Logic team member Hunt Jennings tearing up the Little River Canyon (LRC) in Alabama. Hunt really seems to be dialing in his LL Flying Squirrel and this video really shows him utilizing its' great glide coming off flows. Enjoy!
So the 2014 Rey del Rio kayaking competition went down this past weekend in Mexico. This is the first waterfall competition of it's kind and was comprised of two different events. Check out the official video of the boater x comp below as well as a POV video from Todd Wells during 2 heats. SICK looking comp and congrats to Pat Keller for bringing home the win!
Mountain Mind Collective bring us another awesome whitewater kayaking video. This one gives you a POV look from Todd Wells' perspective as he tackles the boaterX coarse for the Rey Del Rio competition this weekend. Absolutely sick looking course and can't wait to check out the full event at this World Waterfall Competition in Mexico!
Brian McPherson brings us an awesomely horrible compilation of some serious beat downs handed out by the river. Damn nature, you scary. Enjoy watching and be careful out there while you're running some whitewater.
There is a reason it is called the greatest show in all of sports. Check out some amazing 2014 Green River race footage from the man himself, Shane Benedict, in his position in the pit of Gorilla. Congrats to all the racers and enjoy watching some carnage and sweet lines.
Check out this insanely cool video of Gauley River local Shane Groves absolutely tearing it up in his Wave Sport Mobius. Some serious kayaking/playboating skill being showed in this video as Shane makes one of the final runs of the season. Enjoy.
The Substantial Media House guys are back with Episode 10 of their Substantial TV series. This episode is called "Hello Darkness" and highlights whitewater kayaking in the beautiful lands of the Pacific Northwest (PNW). Watch amazing footage of the group as they slay some HUGE drops and lay some serious treats. Check it!
WeStroke Team member Ben Ghertner commonly finds himself in some pretty committing areas and has spent some good quality time with the Astral Rassler shoes. Check out his review on this high-quality piece of gear that is, as described by Astral, designed to hike in and run the gnar.
So unless you are living in a cave (and maybe even then), you have probably heard about the new Liquid Logic Flying Squirrel coming out. The LL crew were nice enough to bring some to the Ocoee Fest this weekend and I got a chance to take their new creation out for a lap. Read on for our initial review of the LL Flying Squirrel 85.
The Out To Lunch series, with kayaking bad-asses Rush Sturges and Ben Marr, is one of my favorite video series to come out lately. These guys are doing what they love and having some serious fun while doing it. That's what it's really all about and it's important for us all to remember that. Enjoy the hilariousness.
Liquid Logic has been making their iconic Remix series of river running whitewater kayaks since around 2009. Although I had heard tons of great things about them, I had personally never tried one. I finally decided to change that and see just what all the fuss is about. Read on for the review!
Adventure Technologies has released a new series of advanced whitewater paddles introducing their new composite material called Duraweave. We had an opportunity to test and view the new Hercules paddle and here are our findings. Read on to learn more!
As you may have heard, Pat Keller recently switched over to the Liquid Logic team and it looks like he is settling in just fine. Watch Pat pilot the LL Stinger to victory in the 2014 Great Falls long boat race on the Potomac River. Great job Pat!
The Substantial Media House crew is about to release what is sure to be another epic episode. In the meantime, to keep you salivating for more, check out the teaser for Episode 9 entitled "The Siphon." As always, the stoke is high! Enjoy.
So Jackson Kayak had a video contest for their team members. Some amazing videos were submitted and two winners have been chosen. Juanito de Ugarte is the regional winner with the video "HUANCAYA" and Hunt Jennings takes the factory win with the second decent of "God Help Me." Check out their videos here!
The 2014 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado have come to an end and wow was it a great one. While our main interest is focused on the whitewater kayak events, congrats to all of the athletes who participated. Read on for the results and some highlight videos including Dane Jackson's winning freestyle ride.
It’s no secret that here at WeStroke we love hammock camping. So much so that we try to enjoy it year round. However, when it's cool outside your back side is quick to get cold. So what is the best and most comfortable way to keep your hammock warm? Let us introduce you to ENO’s Vulcan Under quilt!
The 2014 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail Colorado are happening June 5-8 and the athletes are finishing up their practice runs before the main events. Check out this video of Jackson Kayak team member Mathieu Dumoulin on one of his steep creek race training runs in his Karma creek boat. Good luck to all the competitors!
Sam Grafton likes to charge hard while whitewater kayaking. I mean brutally hard. Watch this video to see him navigate the absolute chaos that is the Class V Tumwater Canyon in Wenatchee Washington. Huge props to all those who brave that huge water.