Video: Kayaking Uganda

If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to paddle big water in Africa, this video is for you. It takes us to Uganda, where you’ll see kayakers take on some incredible surf on the rivers there, even as the legendary wildlife from the region watches on. Looks like a truly epic place to catch … Read more

Video: Exploring Africa in a Kayak

This video is the first in a new series from the U.S. National Whitewater Center which will focus on the very human need to explore the world around us and uncover the unknown. In this first chapter professional paddlers Cooper Lambla and Tyler Allen travel to Africa to paddle some of the wild rivers there. There journey … Read more

Video: Paddling in Africa to Save the White Nile

The legendary White Nile River in Uganda is under threat by the construction of a new dam, which could alter the paddling scene, not to mention the environment, there dramatically in the years to come. In an effort to raise awareness of this situation, two adventurous young women – Mariann Sæther and Nouria Newman – have gone … Read more

Explorer Julian Monroe Fisher Completes Inaugural Trek Of New Hiking Trail In Africa

Explorer and anthropologist Julian Monroe Fisher has completed the first trek of the entire length of a new hiking trail in Africa. His journey, which was Phase Three of RailRiders 2012-16 Great African Expedition, covered approximately 805 km (500 miles), as he walked the Sir Samuel and Lady Florence Baker Historical Trail. The journey took … Read more

Journalist Dies While Walking The Nile With Levison Wood

There was sad news out of Uganda yesterday when we learned that journalist Matthew Power died while on assignment there. Power, who has written extensively for Outside and Men’s Journal, was in Africa to cover his next story, which was to be on the Walking the Nile expedition with Levison Wood. According to reports, Power … Read more