In 2004, the international kayak authorities and coaches approached Pablo McCandless, then a US National Team Member, with the idea of competing for Chile as a way of expanding and promoting the sport in South America. With the encouragement of his Chilean-born mother, he approached the Chilean Kayak Federation and they agreed to include him […]
This year Pablo McCandless joins the Liquid Adventures staff of instructors to teach and lead our kayak events. Born in the DC area and raised part-time in Chile, Pablo McCandless got in his first kayak at age 15 and almost immediately discovered a new passion. He learned to paddle with LAKS owner, Tom McEwan, his […]
Rain, cold, water. Pro kayakers, big holes, swimming, evening video review. Mexican food! Chiliquiles! plaintains! Tortillas!Sun glorious sun. Old friends, broken spanish, new friends, broken English, French. Hiking around drops (me). Insectos. Throw bag. Filo-Bobos. Canyon walls. Blue water sparkling. Good lines, bad lines, sneak routes (me). Shrimp at the takeout. Rosters, turkeys, familiar dog […]
Leaving Monday, November 4th, Todd and I drove across the border and down to Aldea Huaxteca near Valles, San Luis Potosi. Smooth sailing all the way! After a substantial rain that night at the camp, we run Minas Viejas, a class IV – V section, a first time for us both. Day 1: We pick […]
Any denomination or for any of our classes and programs. This makes a great stocking stuffer. Share your love of the outdoors this year!
August 3-10, 2013: (video of trip by Will Harris) An Advanced Canada Trip never quite turns out according to plans. This year, two weeks before departure, we had seven participants and a set itinerary. By the time we were all seated in the van and pointing Northward, we were down to four participants due to […]
Todd Henry, “I’m awesome.” More info coming soon.
Do you Lack adequate Tshirt coverage? Want to show your friends what your boat looked like when it was getting surfed in that hole after you had already swum out? Liquid Adventures Tshirts are now available. They are charcoal grey, 100% organic cotton and preshrunk. There is a two color design on the front and […]
Jennifer Sass In her own words I grew up on the Canadian prairies, probably among the flattest coldest places on the planet. Cross-country skiing was my childhood sport. But, I always have loved all things water, woods, and wild places. When I moved to the DC region my son convinced me that we should take […]