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April 10, 2012

Extreme Outdoor Adventures: Paddling

White nileFor 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 Freestyle.inc on Vimeo.

Image from Winter on the White Nile

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