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Africa Kayak Expedition Update
Posted on December 8, 2010

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.

FA Kayakers Recap Summit of The Mountains of the Moon, Uganda
Posted on November 17, 2010

By Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic The Mountains of the Moon (called the “Rwenzori” by native peoples) literally inspired our expedition when planning began six months ago.

First Ascent Kayakers Complete Run to Murchison Falls, Approach Rwanda
Posted on November 5, 2010

Ben Stookesberry: “We succeeded in paddling the 50 miles from Kalumba Bridge to Murchison Fall on the White Nile, one of the most impressive and magical runs that I’ve ever done. It was all about following Hendri’s lead.

African Kayaker Hendri Coetzee Shares His First Impressions of FA Kayak Team
Posted on November 1, 2010

Hendri Coetzee is an African whitewater expedition guide who will accompany the FA Kayak Team during its expedition of the White Nile in Africa. By Hendri Coetzee I was late to the arrivals hall and a few dollars poorer thanks to the military checkpoint outside the airport.