Gene17’s Adventure Paddlers Weekend 3/5 December 2021

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A wet weekend on Devon Late November Event Update Below is some more details for this forthcoming Adventure Paddlers Weekend in Devon on 3/5 December 2021 . SATURDAY EVENING PROGRAMME:  1 – Sal Montgomery – TBC 2 – Pete Woods 3 – Olaf Obsommer – 2 Film Festival Movies Starting at 20:00 on Saturday evening in the Ballroom of Holne Park … Read More

Complete Devon Course Programme 2021

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Performance Coaching, Leadership Training & Coach Education, plus Safety & Rescue Wet days & rain fed brown rivers Wet days & rain fed brown rivers   With already a taste of autumn we are looking forward to starting in Devon later this month. Below is our complete autumn course list, all dates are online Check out the long list below. … Read More

Our Autumn Ahead

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Devonshire Delights Await! Autumn rains bring Dartmoor days Autumnal Aims As the summer season closes out in Norway, our attentions focus on Devon and the rainy season to come. Our autumn programme starts in October 2021, with all dates already online, along with the return of the Adventure Paddlers Weekend. Our Head Coach, Simon Westgarth has been selected to deliver … Read More

Summer 2021

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Slowly we start again; spring in Telemark, summer in Sjoa & September in Soca A nordic summer is again our reality…..Ula Slides, Sjoa surfing & Rauma Drops 2021 Pandemic Options…… Lockdowns, vaccine rollouts & closed borders, this pandemic has been slow to fade. Our high hopes of spring in Soča and then Valsesia appear to of slipped away, with restrictions … Read More

Save the Sorba

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Sign the Petition Valsesia Creeking Gem in Imminent Danger Save the Sorba One of the last free flowing rivers of the Alps is under threat of a micro hydropower project, with the only apparent economic benefit for those whom will construct the plant. This absurd project is being carried out by the municipality of Rassa, in Valsesia, Italy who at … Read More

Autumn Brings Momentary Delights & a Call to Arms

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Pandemic Decisions Come early October the situation for autumn in Devon, UK started to appear increasingly challenging. COVID-19 pandemic community contagion rates were rising, and a nation wide lockdown looked highly probable. So with heavy hearts, we postponed our autumn programme until October 2021. Dates for next autumn are already online, along with the revised date for the Adventure Paddlers … Read More

Genotype 2, now available on Vimeo

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Free Instructional White Water Videos Genotype 2, now available on Vimeo Genotype 2, White Water, the Fundamental Core Chapters from 2010 DVD release by Simon Westgarth for Gene17Kayaking In Genotype 2; we look at dynamic stability through active blade pressure and the role of lower torso body tension. Plus wider tactical comprehension, with a review of strategies, introduce key stroke … Read More

October Devon Delights

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New Autumn Course Programme A Full Course Programme in Devon this Autumn October Devon Delights Whilst we are enjoying the height of the summer in Norway. Our attentions are soon drawn towards the coming autumn. From late October we have a full suite of courses in Devon. These include popular British Canoeing Leadership Training, East Lyn Coaching Clinics & Closed … Read More

Super Soča September

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Super Soča September Late summer in Slovenia on the Soča with Gene17Kayaking Super Soča September 2020 has been hard on us all, lots of web surfing, little river surfing and coaching. So with main land Europe slowly opening up throughout the summer, we are planning a comprehensive late summer into autumn programme in Slovenia. Our courses offer is for coaching … Read More