Expeditions

Kokatat sponsors expeditions that take paddlers to all corners of the earth. Read the tales of these adventurous first descents, circumnavigations and explorations.
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Whitewater

A Colombian Whitewater Renaissance - Exploration of Southern Colombia


A team of three Kokatat expedition paddlers travel to Southern Colombia to discover new whitewater classics, with two first descent attempts in the least explored, yet most hydrologically endowed regions in the Americas.


Expedition team:

Lane Jacobs Ben Stookesberry Jules Domine 

A Colombian Whitewater Renaissance - Exploration of Southern Colombia

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Sea Kayaking / Touring

Teddies on Tour - Ireland Circumnavigation 2017


A team of three female sea kayakers take on the challenge of circumnavigating Ireland, each escorting a mascot in support of local children’s cancer charity.


Expedition team:

Ashley Williams Frida Halvorsen Vibeke Steinvåg 

Teddies on Tour - Ireland Circumnavigation 2017

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Whitewater

Exploration of Southern Colombia


A team of three Kokatat expedition paddlers embark on an exploration in search of first descents in Southern Colombia


Expedition team:

Jules Domine Ben Stookesberry Lane Jacobs 

Exploration of Southern Colombia

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Whitewater

Kyrgyzstan - Saryjaz River


A team of some of the world's most renowned whitewater expedition kayakers, from 5 different countries, are coming together to chase the elusive Saryjaz River. Situated in Kyrgyzstan, central Asia, this is going to be a trip to remember.


Expedition team:

Jordy Searle Ari Walker Evan Moore Jakub Sedivy Sam Grafton Adrian Kiernan Kristof Stursa 

Kyrgyzstan - Saryjaz River

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Stand Up Paddling

First SUP Descent of the Mountain River NWT


The Mountain River is one of the most sought-after whitewater journeys in Canada. The river is a tributary of the mighty Mackenzie – Canada’s largest and longest river system. Due to its extremely remote location, relatively few paddlers over the years have challenged the Mountain River, but nobody has ever attempted it on SUPs.


Expedition team:

Jimmy Martinello Jon Burak Dennis Flett Todd Lawson 

First SUP Descent of the Mountain River NWT