FROM WRECK TO REDEMPTION

From Wreck to Redemption: The Joy & Pain of Extreme Racing by: Bobby Miller Fall is a busy time on the East Coast for the Class 5 extreme racer. There are a multitude of challenging races to hit, starting with the King of New York series on Labor Day weekend and culminating with … [Read more...]

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...]

A RIVER ON FIRE: First Annual Cuyahoga Falls Race

A River On Fire! The First Annual Cuyahoga Falls Race Words By: Bobby "The Dogg" Miller Photos: Matt Jackson & Stephen Mule In 1969, the Cuyahoga River actually caught on fire from years of pollution and industrial waste that had been dumped in the river. This horrific event sparked a … [Read more...]

THE FIERY CRUCIBLE: First Descent of Shannondale Falls

words by: Bobby Miller / images by: Matt Sloan “We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea ­breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World ­losers and world ­forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are the movers and shakers Of the world … [Read more...]

The Quest To Be King Of New York!

by: Bobby Miller “3, 2, 1, Go!” yelled King of New York series organizer Kenny Unser, as I slid off the bank into the raging current of the Racquette River, charging downstream as hard as I could. I headed down the first slide, then cut right to line up for the biggest rapid of the run, Colton … [Read more...]