Flooded Highway? Time to Go Kayaking

Friday, 31 December 2010

Kayaking down highway 73. Photo Credit: Eleanor Reid

I found this interesting article the other day about Hamish Reid and Paddy Moran who decided to paddling along State Highway 73 in New Zealand after it flooded during a recent rainstorm.

"It is something I have wanted to do for a long time. I have seen it flooded a few times and always thought it would be fun to kayak along the highway," Hamish Reid said.

Though their trip seemed a bit drier then when Kellie Maier decided to go kayaking down Highway 12 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina back in September 2010.

Kayaking down the highway in North Carolina. Photo Credit: Mark Wilson

Top Photo Credit: Eleanor Reid
Bottom Photo credit: Getty Images / Mark Wilson


David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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