Archive | December, 2011


Edging in Ecuador

Mike styling this boof slot on the Upper Tena.  After 3 days of big water paddling, Mike was stoked to get on some technical runs.  It made him feel much more at home! Learning to kayak in Ecuador! Many people have the misconception that Ecuador is for advanced kayakers only. It’s true that Ecuador has […]

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The Ever Important but Often Elusive Combat Roll

Maren walking down the river trail in front of Small World Adventure’s lodge to paddle the Pica Piedra section on the Rio Qujos Combat Rolling—the mental game.  The combat roll to a kayaker, is the like dribble to a basketball player.  It should be instinctual, reactionary, a thoughtless process. Michael Jordan never worried out on […]

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