Everybody Has To Die Somehow: Speeding Down A Drainage Ditch In A Tandem Kayak

March 15, 2017


This is a video of thrillseekers and GoPro athletes (that's a thing?) Benny Marr and Rush Sturges (with a name like Rush you have to be into extreme sports) speeding down a drainage ditch at Lions Bay in British Columbia, Canada in a tandem kayak. Apparently people ride the ditch regularly, but this was the first time it was done in a tandem kayak. Because if you're going to die, bring a friend. It all looks pretty thrilling, especially when they have to duck under that low-hanging branch at 2:16 to prevent getting clotheslined. Personally, I purposefully wouldn't have ducked just so I can finally find out if I'm really as stretchy as Mister Fantastic, or if that was just a dream.

Keep going for the video, but skip to 2:00 unless you came here to watch people hike and talk.

Thanks to Rob, who agrees they should have attached a jet engine to the back of their kayak for BONUS THRILLS.

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