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Extreme Outdoor Adventures: Paddling

Posted Apr 09 2012 8:21pm

White nile For some outdoor adventurers, nothing beats a thrilling, death-defying interaction with nature. This week, we'll show you extreme feats from the outdoor sporting world — at least the ones that were captured on film.

Kayaking the White Nile  

While you may be more at ease navigating the Class I or Class II rapids on your local river, Uganda's White Nile attracts insane river rats from around the world who boldly ride out its Class V surges. Outside magazine calls one section near Lake Victoria " the best whitewater in the world ."

Let the fearlessness and acrobatic manuevers of the kayaker in the video below inspire you to explore your own waterway with a little more gusto.  

Read more: There's more than one way to ride a river. Meet Elijah Mack, a river surfer .

Winter on the White Nile from on Vimeo .

Image from Winter on the White Nile

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