Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tyler Bradt

Tyler Bradt is a 26-year-old Montanan who makes his living boating down rivers. Here he is in his whitewater kayak in Norway:
In 2009, he set the world record for the highest waterfall ever run in a kayak by hucking the 189-foot Palouse Falls in Eastern Washington. In this interview, he recounts the experience in detail. You now feel compelled to watch the footage of the free fall:
Tyler's remarkable feat is included in the 2010 film, Dream Result, which is about the limits to which an elite group of paddlers are pushing the sport of kayaking. Here is the trailer:

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