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.
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.
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.
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.
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.