Video: 34 Miles Per Hour In Kayak

Kayaker Ben Marr captures great GoPro footage as he rockets down a concrete drainage into Lions Bay, British Columbia at 56 kilometers (34 miles) per hour, occasionally yelling “thorns!” Hop ahead to 40 seconds to get right into the action.


Managing Editor Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in Denver, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.