Evan Garcia styles his way down the upper section of the Rio Palguin in this short from Substantial Media House. The upper section of the Rio Palguin is considered one of Chile’s premier waterfall runs and was first pioneered in February of 1990 by John Foss and Christine Blask. Fast-forward twenty-four years and now “EG” is showcasing some of kayaking’s new style on the pristine lips of the Palguin. This includes edging the boat at the lip so the kayaker’s upper body is fully submerged and finishing with a boof stroke. This is quickly becoming the boaters' version of the nose butter. Set to the smooth musical tones of Hall & Oates and the sunshine of Pucon, Chile it is hard not to crack smile and maybe a beer while watching this short flick.
Skateboarders pride themselves on their ability to face down incredibly sketchy situations and take injuries without complaint, and nowhere is that attitude more evident than at the Dolores Hill Bomb, an annual event loosely "held" on Dolores Street in San Francisco's Mission District. RELATED: Kelia Moniz Gets Wrecked at Teahupo'o Egged on by a howling crowd, riders of non-motorized wheeled vehicles (and at least one Onewheel) sped down a steep section of the street, and sometimes taking
The area surrounding Powell River, BC is home to some of the finest granite big wall climbing in North America, and also home to some of the last stands of old-growth forest in the region. Local climbers have long benefited from easy access to remote zones thanks to logging roads and generous land use policies, but have struggled with the choice to look away as pristine valleys are stripped for timber. RELATED: Check out the trailer for TGR's Accomplice Arc'teryx's new documentary covers the
Dane Jackson has traveled around the world in search of whitewater to kayak, so when he says that a section of river is "about as narrow, committing, and epic as it ever gets," we'll take him at his word. Based on this video, we're hard-pressed to come up with a section of river that exists in the same league as the Rio Claro, much less eclipses it. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 The virtually impassible walls, waterfalls, and tight chutes present on this river make whitewater