Whitewater Immersion Week with Benny Marr

Intermediate

Benny Marr is one of the best big water paddlers of our generation. His passion for surfing big waves, running crazy waterfalls and multi-day creeking has led him to the top of his career. And he plans on staying there! His secret? Yoga. And everything that surrounds the practice.

One of his goals is to share his knowledge and habits with other kayakers. Benny has been a kayak instructor for many years now and has instructed in Chile, South Africa, Ecuador and North America. He specializes in combining yoga and paddling to provide his students the best tools to progress and make good decisions.

His teaching focuses on 5 core component:

  • Technique: Focus on the basics.
  • Yoga: Build a body that lasts.
  • Breath work: How and why?
  • Core training: Get stronger!
  • Food: Healthy recipes.
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Course description:

Several local rivers will be explored with the foundation skill building on the Slocan River.  Based on the skill level of the group, a custom itinerary will be made to cater to the group with maximum progression and safety in mind. Benny will coach paddlers on advanced methods to deal with mental barriers to kayaking as well as focus on foundation skills, safety, and river reading.

This will be a course best suited to the river runner or aspiring creek boater looking to reach the next level of comfort and skills.

Our 4-day Intermediate program caters to the paddler looking to take their skills to the next level. Intermediate paddlers are evaluated on the Slocan River run the first day and then on to learning new skills and new rivers! Improve your surfing, freestyle moves, river reading, safety and more! Build confidence to be a positive member of your paddling group with new found rescue skills and general comfort in your kayak.

Explore the Slocan Valley in the evenings. Endless Adventure is located on the Slocan Valley Rails to Trails and across from the Slocan River and nearby mountain biking trails. Nearby dining and grocery options are a walk away. Enjoy a vacation and instructional course all in one-stay at Endless Adventure, we offer delicious lunches and a Saturday Pizza celebration dinner as well as a learning experience from Canada’s best instructors.

Includes: Locally sourced lunch Thursday through to Sunday and a celebratory Saturday Pizza dinner.

Suitable for ages 17 and up

Accommodations: Slocan Valley Camping
Hotels and B&B in Castlegar

Courses

Course type: Intermediate Kayak

Duration: 4 Days

Start times: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Availability:July 1, 2, 3 & 4

Class of river: I - III

$749 per person