A DOGG TALE: Putting the Party in the Braap!

By: Bobby “The Dogg” Miller WARNING: If a splat in a Party Braap lasts for more than 4 hours, please contact your doctor. (Disclaimer: Exploring Elements has no formal relationship with Liquidlogic Kayaks, and received no compensation of any kind for the publication of this article. The … [Read more...]

OPENING DAY 2016: South Fork American River

While the opening release on the South Fork of the American was on Saturday, this year there was tons of fun to be had all weekend in the central California mountains. Saturday was a day filled with on-river clinics by Jackson Kayak pros and a big party at California Canoe & Kayak, all to … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Astral Hiyak

Astral Hiyak MSRP: $114.95 (BUY NOW) WEIGHT: 500 g (17.64 oz)/pair SIZES: US Mens 7-13 (whole sizes only) CONSTRUCTION: Cordura upper, EVA removable footbed, G.ss outsole The Astral Hiyak is the new king of water sports booties! This extremely durable, lightweight and low profile … [Read more...]

Does WW Kayaking Have An Image Issue?

The Whitewater Grand Prix (WWGP) is currently the pinnacle event in whitewater kayaking, at least when it comes to crowning the all around best whitewater paddler and producing extremely impressive media content. The event is not live spectator friendly, but the media assets produced during the two … [Read more...]

SNAPSHOT: Habitat 67 Wave

http://youtu.be/cIHljqfV1Y4 Video & Words by: Bryon Dorr Photos by: Sarah Blessington The Habitat 67 wave is one of the best surf waves in the world. It is wide, fast, glassy and easy to get to. I've been coming to this wave for over 14yrs now and have watched the lineup change over … [Read more...]