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Kayak Racing: Planning and Prep with Andi Brunner and Sage Donnelly

Join us for a live forum discussion with Andi Brunner and Sage Donnelly, both whitewater kayakers, about preparing yourself- physically, tactically and mentally for delivering your best on race day. The panelists will spend 30 minutes answering pre-selected questions and then will be available to answer general questions from the audience.

Fine Tuning the Kayak Roll

In this video, Natalie Kramer Anderson discusses the technique and common pitfalls to executing the kayak roll. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 28, 2020.

Kayaking the Amazon from Source to Sea with Darcy Gaechter

In this video, Darcy Gaechter discuss her 148 day expedition on the amazon River from it’s source to the Atlantic Ocean. Presentation followed by Q&A. recorded live June 14, 2020.

Understanding the Ocean: Wind with Laura Zulliger

In this video Laura Zulliger discusses forecasts, maneuvers and how to make good decisions when deciding to kayak in windy conditions. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live June 7, 2020.

Whitewater Technique: The Boof with Mariann Saether

In this video, Mariann Saether discusses the all-important boof with tips and strategies on how to maximize this stroke on the river. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 31, 2020.

Pregnancy and Kayaking with Mariann Saether

In this video, professional kayaker Mariann Saether shares her stories and experiences of what it was like to pregnant while still kayaking and participating in other sports.

Pregnancy and Kayaking Part 2: Paddling Postpartum with Natalie Kramer Anderson

In this video, Natalie Kramer Anderson shares her personal stories and experiences about what it was like to get back to kayaking after having children. Presentation followed by Q&A session. Recorded live June 9, 2020.

Enhancing Your Body Position with Lauren Megaw

In this video, instructor Lauren Megaw discusses how to best enhance your body position for optimal whitewater paddling. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 24, 2020.

Note: The presenter of this webinar uses the phrase “titty lazers” as way to describe body positioning. It is used in a gender neutral but comical way.

Snappy S-Turns with Sami Hawkins

In this webinar, Sami Hawkins discusses technique and strategy for making your kayak s-turns smooth and stylish. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 21, 2020.

Finding Balance in a Busy Life with Emily Jackson

In this webinar, Emily Jackson discusses strategies for managing time in regards to what in life matters most. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 19, 2020.

Proceeds from this webinar to benefit Planned Parenthood.

How to Face and Transform Your Fear with Anna Levesque

In this webinar, Anna Levesque discusses strategies for managing fear. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 17, 2020.

Slalom Skills to Improve Your Whitewater Paddling with Sage Donnelly

In this video, Sage Donnelly chats about technique and how it transfer to your river running and beyond. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 14, 2020.

Finding FLOW: Getting into the Zone While Kayaking with Darcy Gaechter

Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi coined the term FLOW and he describes this state as “optimal experience.” characterized by intrinsic motivation. In this webinar, Darcy shares some techniques for entering the flow state and she leads a discussion on what this state of mind can do for our overall well-being and happiness. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 12, 2020.

Understanding the Ocean: Tides & Currents with Laura Zulliger

Recorded live May 10, 2020. Lecture with Q&A session.

Playboating w/Brooke Hess: How to Loop & Go BIGGER on Your Loops!

In this video, Brooke Hess discusses the technique of the loop, as well as examples and how to find the right features to practice on. Presentation followed by Q&A. Recorded live May 7, 2020.

NOTE: Due to technical and wifi bandwidth issues which made the webinar stutter, we have included an additional presentation of Brooke’s talk after the closing credits.

Introduction to the Surf Zone with Cate Hawthorne

In this video, Cate Hawthorne chats about the ins and out of playing out in the surf zone. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live June 6, 2020.

Yoga for Kayakers with Anna Levesque

In this webinar, Anna Levesque discusses stretch and strengthening exercises for paddlers. Presentation followed by Q&A session. Recorded live May 3, 2020.

Paddling like Beyoncé with Lauren Megaw

In this webinar, Lauren Megaw discusses techniques to building your confidence. Lecture followed by Q&A. Recorded live 4/30/20.

Kayak Expedition Planning with Darcy Gaechter

In this webinar, Darcy Gaechter discusses the ins and outs of expedition planning and paddling. Whether you want to plan a 1-day trip in your own backyard, or a multi-week expedition in a remote corner of the earth, Darcy shares tips on what it takes to be a trip leader. Includes Q&A session. Recorded live April 29, 2020.

Refining the Forward Stroke with Anna Wagner

In this webinar, Anna Wagner discusses tips to make your forward paddle stroke smooth and effective. Includes introduction and Q&A session. Recorded live April 26, 2020.

Playboating with Brooke Hess: Double Pump & Bow Stalls

Get unlimited access to Brooke’s webinar on tips and technique on the playboating basics- the double pump and bow stall. Q&A included. Recorded live April 23, 2020.

Leveling Up without Scaring the Sh*t Outta Yourself with Natalie Kramer Anderson

Get unlimited access to Natalie Anderson’s webinar on how to level up your kayaking without scaring the sh*t outta yourself. Q&A session included. Recorded live April 19, 2020.