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This is an interesting rescue scenario of a kayaker that was unable to break the eddy fence underneath a waterfall, resulting in a swim, complete with rope-work (a vertical up-haul) and communication challenges. Good work taking care of one another. Learn how to take care of your boating brothers and sisters by registering for an […]
Here is a new video from the American Canoe Association for help learning what boater safety elements must be in place: Enjoy
Ken Jeong suits up in new Stayin’ Alive video to promote Hands-Only CPR. If this isn’t enough for you, please visit http://solxplore.com/product-category/courses/ to schedule a more in-depth CPR class, like an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers, or Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED.
Firefighters in Britain share many common denominators to US firefighters, a passion for assisting those in need, a tremendous amount of specialized training, and… a leading cause of line-of-duty deaths, myocardial infarction or heart attack. Per the U.S. Fire Administration’s 2012 report 39 of the total 81 firefighter deaths in 2012 were the result of […]
In seventeen years, I’ve had to use a ring-cutter only one time in the prehospital setting, because I had other tasks to attend to on that particular patient, and the swelling had reached the point of causing neuromuscular compromise of the digit. In the field we often have fast access to the patient before swelling […]
If you can ride as well as these guys, we won’t even poke fun at your silly outfit that you wear while being a roadie, and if you fall, we will fix you up. How will you push yourself this upcoming year?
” I have to tell myself, “”This is what I do. This is who I am.”” When we pour all of our being into a specific arena, learn about ourselves and develop strategies to embrace and control our fears, we can accomplish great things. Regardless of the area we choose to pour ourselves into, it […]
The road always beckons, and the beauty and aesthetics of this tiny home is alluring, particularly the wood-burning fire place. Ski season approaches my friends. What are your dreams for the season? Thanks to Outdoor Research, the cast and crew for this inspiring film:
This is a long swim that would have in all probability proven fatal if it were not for Mike’s friends being there for him. There’s a great narration and a list of lessons learned at the end. The more we know:
“The ocean is my home,” is the tattoo inscribed on Chris Peterson’s chest, and rivers are my home. I’ve been able to stand-up paddleboard a fair amount over the last week, including a sunset tour last night on the local river. In rapids I swim more than I stand, but the feeling of standing, gliding […]
“The supernatural: does it exist? Giants live here. Rivers, like our oceans… they have waves. They surprise us. The curious explore unbound by restrictions of place and mind, and perhaps discover things we don’t understand… magic, alchemy, flight.” My gratitude to Forge Motion Pictures out of Carbondale, CO for permission to re-post their series. Visit […]
This series, Of Souls + Water, embodies what went into the selection of the name Solxplore. Solxplore is about the exploration of our souls, our friends, our family, our limitations, our perceived strengths and weaknesses that arrive in our lives while physically exploring under el sol (spanish for sun.) “I still have dreams. Dreams are being able […]
Instead of the normal 23 release days of most Gauley seasons this season will be bumping 32 release days. In addition, 6 of those days will be running in excess of 5,000 cfs! Yeah-ah!!!! Who’s going? “Gauley Fest is scheduled for Sep 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. On these days, an extra hour of release will […]
We came across this video on youtube, which shows a long swim on Clear Creek near Idahos Springs, CO. The video generated a lot of criticism and some feed-back on YouTube, citing inadequate experience and technique, improper equipment and a few other items. Remember, dress to swim and practice swimming safe rapids each season, including […]