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Start your reset now

Do you need a reset, but you’re not sure where to start? Last week I got to do two of my favorite resets and you may be interested in them too. The first was a week-long technology reset on a …

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The river isn’t out to get you

Do you get nervous peeling out of an eddy because you’re afraid of what the current will do to you? Stop wasting your energy worrying about the wrong thing. The river isn’t out to get you. The current doesn’t reach …

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You need courage to gain confidence

If you think you need confidence before you can achieve your goals, think again. Confidence comes from having the courage to try new things, get it wrong and try again. The more you have the courage to put yourself out …

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How to silence your negative self-talk

Do you ever feel like you don’t matter and that you’re doing everything wrong? When I spend too much time with myself I start to go down the rabbit hole of self-doubt and defeating self-talk. The longer I stay stuck …

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How to side surf and spin

Less is more. You must understand this concept if you want to successfully learn to side surf in a hole and start spinning. And, if you want to learn how to loop and do bigger tricks, side surfing and spinning …

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How to build your community

Are you challenged when it comes to building your paddling community? I’m headed up to paddle and teach on the Ottawa river tomorrow, and it’s reminding me of a lesson I learned in building community and connection when I was …

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6 hot tips for a cool calm mind this summer

Is the heat of summer (this especially hot summer) have you running too hot both in your body and your mind? Too much heat in your environment, in your diet and in your lifestyle can lead to burn out, lack …

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How to Roundhouse and Blunt

Are you ready to uplevel your playboating and refine your roundhouse and your blunt on wave? I’ve made an instructional video that goes over both the Rounhouse (less than 45 degrees of verticality) and a Blunt (45 degrees to totally …

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How to stern squirt

Are you ready to get recklessly vertical with your stern squirts? If you’ve been paddling all spring and beginning of summer you may feel ready to get into your half slice, or put it to work for more fun and …

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Stop planting your paddle

‘When you want to catch and/or peel out of an eddy, plant your paddle and swing around it.’ This is terrible instruction, and terrible advice for paddlers. If you’ve received this advice I encourage you to disregard it, and if …

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