Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Kayaking Vs. Climbing: The Opposite Extremes of Water and Rock


"If mountaineering is the slow art of suffering, then white- water kayaking is the fast art of right here, right now. Both sports deal with the limits of control, but at opposite ends of the spectrum. Climbing breeds a more contemplative view of the world, while kayakers are like the hyperactive, attention deficit younger brothers."

Do you agree? Click over to Rapid to read world-class kayaker Doug Ammons' intuitive meditation on what really differentiates kayakers from climbers.

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