First Ascent Guide Chris Korbulic reflects on the state of California kayaking.
Story by Ben Stookesberry; photos by Chris Korbulic Twenty-six days into the filming of the Brazilian reality TV series, I am standing at the brink of a 40-meter monster. My stance is as wide and as stable as possible, to compensate for the red Jasper at edge of the drop
Story and photos by Chris Korbulic You win some. You lose some. Such is life, such is the story of adventure, and of filming a kayaking television series. Sometimes it’s difficult to see the difference between a win and a loss
The First Ascent kayak team heads to Kaietuer Falls, Guyana, as part of a Brazilian TV series film shoot.
Story and photos by Chris Korbulic First Ascent kayakers Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry are in Brazil filming for the second season of “Kaiak,” the first adventure kayaking television series.
By Chris Korbulic In 2010, Ben Stookesberry, Brazilian Pedro Oliva, and I faced some of the most difficult whitewater in central Brazil. Thanks to Pedro’s desire to be the face of kayaking in Brazil, images from the trip were produced into a television series for a Brazilian network.
Yesterday Eddie Bauer received word that the South African whitewater guide, Hendri Coetzee, who was leading First Ascent Kayakers Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic through the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was pulled from his kayak on the Lukuga River by a crocodile and is presumed dead.