Facing Waves

Facing Waves

2014 - 2017, Other, Water, Outdoor
Ken Whiting and his kayaking adventures in various locations around the world.

Episode Guide

  • Facing Waves - Paddling BC's Sunshine Coast (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Paddling BC's Sunshine Coast

    Hosts Luke Hopkins and Anne Pagano explore British Columbia's Sunshine Coast and extreme tidal rapids by sea kayak and SUP.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Juneau, Alaska (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Paddling Juneau, Alaska

    Ken Whiting travels to Juneau, Alaska to paddle with whales, bears, glaciers and icebergs on a multi-day sea kayaking adventure.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Taiwan (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Paddling Taiwan

    Exploring the white water rivers and surf breaks of Taiwan with professional stand up paddlers Harry Maskell and Greg Closier.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Peru (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Paddling Peru

    A stand up paddling expedition to explore some of South America's best white water rivers in Peru.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Galapagos (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Paddling the Galapagos

    Exploring the Galapagos islands, one of the world's most spectacular and bio-diverse regions.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Ventura, California (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Paddling Ventura, California

    Exploring the surf community of Ventura, Calif. and the stunning Channel Islands National Park.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Vernon, BC (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Paddling Vernon, BC

    Explore the vibrant paddling community in Vernon, British Columbia at the annual Kalamalka Classic SUP festival.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Sweden-Norwegian Borderland (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Paddling the Sweden-Norwegian Borderland

    Heather Herbeck explores Sweden with her stand up paddle board and pushes her limits in a 35 mile kayak race.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Saskatchewan (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Paddling Saskatchewan

    The Missinipe Whitewater Festival in Saskatchewan, Canada; a canoe trip on the Churchill River.

  • Facing Waves - Maine by Paddle (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Maine by Paddle

    Luke Hopkins takes his stand up paddle board on some wild river running adventures in Maine.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling BC's Sunshine Coast (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Paddling BC's Sunshine Coast

    Luke Hopkins and Anne Pagano explore British Columbia's Sunshine Coast and test their stand up paddling skills on the legendary Skookumchuk tidal rapids.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Maine (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Paddling Maine

    The crew puts their paddling skills to the test on the flowing rivers of Maine.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Pocono Mountains (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Paddling the Pocono Mountains

    Nikki and guests explore the scenic white water creeks, rivers and lakes of Pennsylvania's beautiful Pocono Mountains.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Jordan (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Paddling Jordan

    Nikki explores the beautiful country of Jordan by 4-wheel drive, camelback and stand up paddleboard.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Tahiti (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Paddling Tahiti

    Nikki and guests explore the scenic white water creeks, rivers and lakes of Pennsylvania's beautiful Pocono Mountains.

  • Facing Waves - Surfing Barbados (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Surfing Barbados

    The BIC SUP Team explore the beautiful island of Barbados in search of the perfect wave.

  • Facing Waves - New Caledonia Wind and Surf (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    New Caledonia Wind and Surf

    New Caledonia native and professional surfer, Sarah Houser takes Nikki on a SUP and surf adventure in New Caledonia.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Papua New Guinea (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Paddling Papua New Guinea

    Among the numerous islands and atolls of Papua New Guinea, Nikki Gregg experiences traditional festivals, charged canoe races and embarks on an exploratory trip down a remote river.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Kentucky (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Paddling Kentucky

    Nikki Gregg discovers spectacular wilderness lakes and secluded sections of river on her SUP and visits the vibrant country community of London Laurel County, Kentucky.

  • Facing Waves - Stand Up Paddling Azores (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Stand Up Paddling Azores

    Mild weather and warm waters welcome Nikki Gregg as she stand up paddles along the variety of coastlines that draw paddlers and adventurers to the Azores; crystal clear volcanic lakes, world-class surf spots and stunning coastal communities.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling North Carolina's Crystal Coast (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Paddling North Carolina's Crystal Coast

    Nikki Gregg heads to the stunning beaches of North Carolina's Crystal Coast to stand up paddle a world-class natural playground and meet up with kiteboarders catching big air.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Nunavik (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Sea Kayaking Nunavik

    Nikki Gregg learns about the Inuit culture and explores Tursujuq National Park by sea kayak in Nunavik.

  • Facing Waves - World Freestyle Kayak Championships (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    World Freestyle Kayak Championships

    Nikki Gregg heads to Canada's Ottawa Valley to watch over 200 athletes from around the world compete in the World Freestyle Kayaking Championships, and to put her stand up paddling skills to the ultimate test in the huge rapids of the Ottawa River.

  • Facing Waves - The Crystal Coast (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Crystal Coast

    With 85 miles of coastline, North Carolina's Crystal Coast offers a natural playground, with some of the best surfing, and the longest fishing season along the Atlantic.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Coastal Croatia (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Paddling Coastal Croatia

    Paddle the Mediterranean as it once was along Croatia's beautiful island coastline.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling and Kite Boarding the Sud de France (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Paddling and Kite Boarding the Sud de France

    World-class freestyle paddler Mathieu Dumoulin and adventure photographer Paul Villecourt experience the Sud de France. Then, take in a world championship kite boarding event, the Mondial du Vent.

  • Facing Waves - The Payette River Games (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Payette River Games

    A $50,000 prize up for grabs, the Payette River Games is one of the fastest growing paddling events. From Whitewater Park in Cascade, Idaho.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayak the San Juan Islands (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Sea Kayak the San Juan Islands

    Paddling the San Juan Islands of Washington State; learn what goes into the making of a sea kayak with local manufacturer, Eddyline Kayak; experience the Island's pristine coastlines that are littered with humpback and killer whales.

  • Facing Waves - U.S. Virgin Islands by Paddleboard (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    U.S. Virgin Islands by Paddleboard

    Compete in USVI's Paddle the Park SUP race, snorkel fish-fille waters, and find out why SUP yoga has become so popular.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Newfoundland - Part II (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Sea Kayaking Newfoundland - Part II

    Experience the magic of icebergs by sea kayak than the northern tip of Quirpon Island, the northernmost point of Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Newfoundland (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Sea Kayaking Newfoundland

    Small villages, gorgeous coastlines and heart-stopping encounters with whales by sea kayak present a taste of what Newfoundland and Labrador have to offer.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Florida Keys (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Paddling the Florida Keys

    Breathtaking scenery, sparkling water and the vibrant tropical lifestyle of the Florida Keys and Key West are explored in this episode. Tour the mangroves by paddle board.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Paddling Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

    Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, a premier destination for some of the world's top stand up paddle boarders and big wave surfers.

  • Facing Waves - Channel Islands, California by Sea Kayak and SUP (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Channel Islands, California by Sea Kayak and SUP

    Explore Southern California's beautiful Channel Islands and the surrounding area by sea kayak and SUP.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling North Carolina's Nantahala Gorge (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Paddling North Carolina's Nantahala Gorge

    Discover why the Nantahala Gorge in North Carolina's Nantahala National Forest, is considered one of the greatest paddling destinations in the world.

  • Facing Waves - Outriggers and SUPs in Tahiti's Surf (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Outriggers and SUPs in Tahiti's Surf

    Paddle an outrigger around the islands of Moorea and then challenge the countries surf breaks on SUPs.

  • Facing Waves - Kayak Fish and SUP in Puerto Rico (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Kayak Fish and SUP in Puerto Rico

    Join legendary stand up paddling expeditionary Mike Simpson, on his circumnavigation of Puerto Rico; experience catching 150 pound tarpon from a kayak.

  • Facing Waves - Canoeing Georgian Bay in Killarney, Ontario (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Canoeing Georgian Bay in Killarney, Ontario

    Explore one of the world's most revered canoe tripping parks; paddle and camp along the exposed and rugged coast of the Georgian Bay.

  • Facing Waves - Battle of the Paddle SUP Race in California (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Battle of the Paddle SUP Race in California

    The world's biggest and wildest stand up paddle race in Southern California.

  • Facing Waves - Exploring Lake Superior (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Exploring Lake Superior

    Explore the great coastline of the world's largest freshwater lake.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking and Kayak Fishing in Baja, Mexico (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Sea Kayaking and Kayak Fishing in Baja, Mexico

    Explore the spectacular scenery and marine life around Isla Espiritu Santo in the Sea of Cortez; experience extreme kayak fishing for marlin off Baja's East Cape.

  • Facing Waves - Whitewater and SUP with Nikki Gregg in the Columbia Gorge (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Whitewater and SUP with Nikki Gregg in the Columbia Gorge

    Challenge the Class V creeks by kayak; explore the incredible stand up paddling opportunities that the area offers with the Queen of SUP, Nikki Gregg.

  • Facing Waves - Extreme Whitewater in Veracruz, Mexico (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Extreme Whitewater in Veracruz, Mexico

    The Alseseca Race is the world's most extreme whitewater races in Veracruz, Mexico.

  • Facing Waves - The Northern Forest Canoe Trail - New Hampshire (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Northern Forest Canoe Trail - New Hampshire

    The longest paddling trail in the US. Features canoeing, kayak fly fishing, and whitewater kayaking.

  • Facing Waves - Coastal Paddling British Columbia (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Coastal Paddling British Columbia

    Sea kayak and stand up paddle around Vancouver Island.

  • Facing Waves - Stand up Paddling Puerto Rico (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Stand up Paddling Puerto Rico

    Visit some of Puerto Rico's most epic surf breaks and then experience the grueling Paddle Royal SUP Race.

  • Facing Waves - Extreme Racing in North Carolina (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Extreme Racing in North Carolina

    Take part in the world's most extreme paddling race on the Green River.

  • Facing Waves - Canada's Whitewater Capital (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Canada's Whitewater Capital

    Discover the world class whitewater kayaking of the Ottawa River and follow a multi-day kayak fishing expedition.

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Quebec (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Sea Kayaking Quebec

    Sea Kayak with whales in the Saint Lawrence River and then paddle the Seven Sisters.

  • Facing Waves - Maine by Paddle (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Maine by Paddle

    Facing Waves explores paddling adventures in the Maine Highlands and Downeast and Acadia counties.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Swedish-Norwegian Borderlands (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Paddling the Swedish-Norwegian Borderlands

    Host Heather Herbeck explores the Swedish-Norwegian Borderlands region near Varmland, Sweden with her SUP and competes in a 55k kayak race.

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Saskatchewan (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Paddling Saskatchewan

    Facing Waves heads to serene and scenic northern Saskatchewan for the Missinipe Whitewater Festival and a canoe trip on the Churchill River.

  • Facing Waves - New Caledonia Wind and Surf (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    New Caledonia Wind and Surf

    New Caledonia native and professional surfer and windsurfer, Sarah Houser, shows Nikki around the islands to SUP, surf and meet up with local champions.

  • Facing Waves - Stand Up Paddling Azores (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Stand Up Paddling Azores