Category: Entrepreneur

Level Six: Back to the Roots

We have had a relationship with Level Six for years. In fact, they were our very first foray into the world of professional video production. Many years had passed since we worked with them and we were approached on doing a corporate piece for them that had that ‘Five2Nine feel’. We were up to the… Read more »

Ottawa Adventure Film Festival Recap

December is now upon us and the 2018 Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has come and gone.  The weeks leading up to and during the film festival proved to be quite hectic but with great results.  With the festival behind us, it is a perfect opportunity to look back and reflect on the successes that were… Read more »

Buying the Catfish for the Shaman: Filming the Jondachi, Day 3

Having not been able to complete the full shoot on the Lower Jondachi yesterday, we definitely were starting the day a little behind. The guys were still feeling pretty under the weather and so we decided to finish up with the Gran Canion shoot as well as start to get the work going with the shaman… Read more »

Head First: A Crash Course in Lifestyle Management, Part 3

Prior to the experiment outlined in the previous post I had made a drastic change with my whitewater kayaking. I had gone from just running everything that I would now consider class 3/4 to investing in a creek boat/river runner and taking steps to move up to class 5. It helped getting hooked up with… Read more »

A Crash Course in Lifestyle Management: Part 1

In January 2010 I told my wife that I wanted to see where the world of whitewater kayaking could take me. I said that in 5 years if I didn’t have a plan that: did not have me working as an instructor, video boater, or something that kept me on the same river allowed to… Read more »

Not Getting the Job

As I was in Ecuador I had a major paddle sports outlet approach me about the possibility of working a job for them. The job was on the instructional side and as I co-produced the Rescue For River Runners series I assumed that is why I was contacted.  The R3 series continues to get traction… Read more »