We last chatted with Chev Dixon in 2020 when we were introducing him as part of our Werner Paddles Touring Team. Chev recently wrapped up the Hudson Valley Challenge and had a lot to share with us including how the experience went and how paddling technique can make the difference in long days on the water.
"One of the best things my dad taught me was drill and nail every since ferry, eddy, surf, and boof on an easier section before you make the next step."
"This year I made the annual pilgrimage north to Eastern Canada for the spring melt and high water season that has come to be known as the ‘Stakeout’. "-Nick Troutman
Did you know that seaweed is an excellent natural fertilizer for the garden? That’s right! Seaweed is chock-full of beneficial trace minerals, micro-nutrients, and carbohydrates that stimulate healthy plant growth. Lucky for us, we’re surrounded by oodles of it in the Pacific Northwest.
Before you decide to begin foraging, there are a few things to keep in mind. Always obtain proper permits and licenses for the area you’ll be in. Pay close attention to advisories and beach closures due to potential rising toxicity levels. Practice good stewardship and harvest sustainably ensuring more to come for future generations...