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Kayaking Is More Dangerous Than You Think

As one kayaker put it, “that sounds pretty scary, dude.”

We’ve all seen kayaking before. Some of it might have been pretty tame, but you’ve probably seen some which looked like those involved were taking some real risks. Well, chances are that you’ve still never seen kayaking like this. The footage was shot in a drainage ditch near Vancouver, British Columbia, and the kayakers quickly reach speeds of up to 45mph. They even spend quite a bit of time out of the water, still being propelled along on the ground.

If you’re going to watch in public, we should tell you that nearly all of the audio is screaming and profanity, as well as a certain amount of screamed profanity, but it's clearly the coolest thing we've seen done with a kayak.

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