Have you seen any good outdoors films lately? Here’s a little something: “Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary” explores spirituality and life balance through water sports. The documentary reveals a woman breaking paddling boundaries yet grounding herself in the commonplace and everyday. “Paddling in Spite of the Ordinary” delves into the shifting paradigms in the …

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When I fronted up to my first kiteboarding lesson about ten years ago, there were two things on my mind. The first thing was: this could hurt, and the other was: where are all the girls? The first, turned out to be completely unfounded, while the second is still true ten years on. Although the …

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There’s no better feeling than peeling your water booties off after a long day of paddling or surfing and freeing the puppies. You see them regain color, lose the pruney look, and, well, start feeling like feet again. The relief is 10-fold if you’ve squeezed your paws into a tiny play boat for hours, unsure …

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We tried out Seattle Sports’ GloStick. It’s a lightweight, USB-charged beacon that has up to 3 hours of bright-setting usage. If love those crack-activated, party glow-sticks, but you just wish they would last longer, this is what you’ve been waiting for all these years. PROS Pro: Charging is easy and battery-free. If the GloStick is …

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