Jura Hanák, our fan and hard-core paddler set out on GUMOTEX boats with a group of five friends on an adventurous trip to the White Sea to the Russian Arctic. How did it go?
Never give up. This is the motto of Ukrainian swimmer Mariya Krestyanska, who, on August 8, was to be the first Ukrainian to swim across the English Channel. Her attempt failed due to unfavourable conditions. She fought bravely and did not give up, went out of the water to the repeated team recommendations. GUMOTEX wants to continue to support her.
Where the silence is the loudest, far beyond the polar circle, and above all, far away from the reach of the mobile phone signal, hot showers and soft beds, we set out to travel down the Alatna River. The words under our map said: “No roads or trails in this area”. We were equipped with boats, food in bear-resistant containers and pepper spray. The plan was to cross over the continental divide and run down 300 km south to the polar circle
Did you know we are registered in the Guinness Book of Records? Or that the Czechs were the first in the world to cross the Atlantic on an ultra-light catamaran with GUMOTEX floats? Read and learn.
It was our second time in Norway. Last year we rode through this Scandinavian beauty on mountain bikes. Now it’s time for inflatable boat Pálava from GUMOTEX. Thanks to the canoe we found ourselves in places we had never dreamed of.