The one from yesterday was a very special kayaking trip for us; it was not only the first excursion in 2020, but it marked a small step towards a return to a 'normal' life.
My name is Davide de Feo, I’m a 38 years old computer engineer from Genoa (Liguria - Italy) with a passion for caving , climbing and photography. In September 2014 I went on a climbing holiday in Kalymnos, a little island in Greece. Here I tried sea kayaking for the first time and I was fascinated.
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