Rolling list

Rolling list

I tend to spend my winters building kayaks and rolling indoors. This year more building than rolling. However, I had a brief moment today to put together a rolling list to help me remember what to practice. Too many times I have been practicing and completely forgot...
Rolling sessions

Rolling sessions

This summer I have been running a series of rolling session at our lake home in Minnesota. If you would like to be added to the email distribution list for the sessions please send me an email at christopher@qajaqrolls.com. Due to the demand I am not publicly...
My multiple midlife crises

My multiple midlife crises

Subtitle: How life changes are reinvigorating my kayaking. I think it safe to assume that anyone who has read my blog posts over the past year probably already knows of my internal journey through mental trials and tribulations, so I will refrain from repeating the...
Why I use a Greenland Paddle

Why I use a Greenland Paddle

An appreciation of the subtle joys of the traditional paddle Like religion, people newly converted to traditional paddling can be a little over zealous. Proclamations of the Greenland paddle’s superiority over other styles are rampant on the internet, and are...
Why preserve the history of Kayaking?

Why preserve the history of Kayaking?

Greenland is often hailed as the origin of modern kayaking. One could point out that the Inuit of Greenland migrated from the east and the west, bringing with them paddling knowledge and skills. The Inuit unquestionably made the qajaq (skin-on-frame kayak) their own,...

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