Justin Ratzlaff | Wearables | Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:31:30 -0600

“I hope you brought patch kits!†Fred yelled to us as he watched us unroll our Hala inflatable stand-up paddleboards in his yard on the riverbank. The five brand-new boards had never been out of the box, much less seen whitewater. Similarly, out of our crew of five, only two of us―Louis and myself―had ever been whitewater paddleboarding, on a short four-hour cruise down the Colorado River. Audra had done some flatwater paddling the summer before, while Malee tried it once in Florida on a vacation. And Mat had never seen a SUP before in his life. Our goal: an […]