1. Some head-cam footage of me being caught in a strainer on Lavezzola Creek in California. Definitely one of the scariest moments of my boating career. Please note that something wrong happened with the audio while it was recording.

    For the write-up on this incident, go here:

    For the full report of our trip, go here:

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  2. In this real time trip down Barrel Springs Rapid on the Colorado River, one kayaker is forced to swim from his kayak when his paddle is ripped from his hands. His friends work quickly amidst the chaos to wrangle him and his boat safely to shore.

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  3. Short video of kayak becoming pinned on river Erme in Dartmoor UK. video highlights rescue of paddler and multiple technique attempts to extract boat. this video has been edited to remove faff time however i feel the essence of the rescue is outlined and other paddler's can learn from the techniques we used .

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  4. Interview and footage of Michael Bengtsson running the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in "Wild Thing", a dory which he built. October 2012.

    Excerpted from trip documentary "Below the Rim" (vimeo.com/65208097)

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