Cardiff Paddle Fest

Readers of this blog know that I am not regular writer of “I went paddling at XYZ” type entries. Instead I prefer to focus on what I hope to be more interesting topics and musings from the world of paddling. However I feel that I should give some props to the Cardiff International White Water…

Kayaking on the Söca river

A general guide to the Soča River area

I will preface this article by saying that this is not the Kayaking Gods guide to the Bovec Soča area in Slovenia. But I hope that it will give some useful information to those who have been thinking of visiting, or are visiting later this year. I feel that while Slovenia can be popular with…

Champions Killer on the Wellebrucke rapids on the run up to the Sickline events

Eddy Mead: Whitewater Kayaker video production

At the beginning of October the annual Adidas Sickline race took place on the Wellebrucke rapids on the Oetz river in Austria. The event, which attracts some of the top competitors from around the world is a fantastic venue to attend, having experienced the buzz of watching it the previous year. Once again my friend, Eddy Mead,…

Mill Falls Autumn

The River Usk, Llangynidr

It is always good to have a local run, or at least a run that is as local as possible that can be paddled on a regular basis. One of my favourite stretches of river is a section of the River Usk that is just over an hour away from where I live. It isn’t…