Adventure touring by Surfski? Yussss!

5 months 3 weeks ago #36022 by Cryder
Kinda of a funky subject, but some of you might know about my work in developing touring surfskis a few years ago. The speed, agility and grace of the surfski seemed to just translate so perfectly to use beyond day paddles and racing. I come from an alpine mountaineering background where light and fast made all kinds of things possible that wouldn't be otherwise. So when I discovered the sport of surfski and downwind paddling, it was just so tempting to want to use that kind of thinking to go do some fun adventures with tactics and equipment that lift a few pages from the alpinist's handbook. Here's one adventure from our new Paddling Diaries series that explores some of the potential of these speed weapons: 



If you'd like some backstory and lovely pictures of the Ego Smuggler, that can be seen here: 
https://news.fasterfarther.com/custom-surfskis/2015/3/25/epic-v12-reborn-as-the-ego-smuggler-touring-surfski
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5 months 3 weeks ago #36026 by Cerca Trova
Awesome video Cryder! 
Life is a participatory sport,  and you do participate I must say.

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5 months 3 weeks ago #36031 by waverider
Excellent vid. Shows just how versatile a ski can be with a little imagination

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5 months 1 week ago #36116 by Spacehopper
Great video, really enjoyed that and good to see that great looking boat again. 

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