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 Saskatchewan (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Paddling Saskatchewan

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

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Galapagos (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Paddling the Galapagos

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Taiwan (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Paddling Taiwan

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Juneau, Alaska (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Paddling Juneau, Alaska

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Ventura, California (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Paddling Ventura, California

  • 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 Sweden (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Paddling Sweden

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

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Sunshine Coast (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Paddling the 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 - 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 Vernon, BC (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Paddling Vernon, BC

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

  • 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 - Paddling Maine (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Paddling Maine

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

  • 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 - Paddling Tahiti (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Paddling Tahiti

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

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Nunavik (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Sea Kayaking Nunavik

  • Facing Waves - Paddling Jordan (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Paddling Jordan

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

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

    Stand Up Paddling Azores

  • Facing Waves - Paddling the Pocono Mountains (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Paddling the Pocono Mountains

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

  • Facing Waves - Surfing Barbados (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Surfing Barbados

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

  • Facing Waves - Paddling in New Caledonia (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Paddling in New Caledonia

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

  • Facing Waves - Paddling in Papua New Guinea (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Paddling in 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 (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    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 - SUP in the Azores (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    SUP in the Azores

  • Facing Waves - Paddling North Carolina's Crystal Coast (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Paddling North Carolina's Crystal Coast

  • Facing Waves - Sea Kayaking Nunavik (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Sea Kayaking Nunavik

  • Facing Waves - World Freestyle Kayak Championships (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    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 (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    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 - Whitewater Kayaking Croatia (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Whitewater Kayaking Croatia

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

  • Facing Waves - Paddling and Kite Boarding the Sud de France (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    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 (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    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 Kayaking the San Juan Islands (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Sea Kayaking the San Juan Islands

    In Washington State to paddle the San Juan Islands and learn what goes into the making of a sea kayak with local manufacturer, Eddyline Kayak.

  • Facing Waves - Stand Up Paddling the US Virgin Islands (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Stand Up Paddling the US Virgin Islands

    With sheltered turquoise waters, the U.S. Virgin Islands are an ideal location to explore by stand up paddleboard.

  • Facing Waves - Kayaking Newfoundland - Part 2 (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Kayaking Newfoundland - Part 2

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

  • Facing Waves - Kayaking Newfoundland - Part 1 (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Kayaking Newfoundland - Part 1

    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 - Stand Up Paddling the Florida Keys (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Stand Up 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 (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    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 (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Channel Islands, California

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

  • Facing Waves - Nantahala Gorge (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    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 - Tahiti (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Tahiti

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

  • Facing Waves - Coastal Paddling British Columbia (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Coastal Paddling British Columbia

    Sea kayak and stand up paddle around Vancouver Island.

  • Facing Waves - Extreme Racing in North Carolina (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Extreme Racing in North Carolina

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

  • Facing Waves - Stand up Paddling Puerto Rico (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    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 - Canada's Whitewater Capital (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    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 (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Sea Kayaking Quebec

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

  • Facing Waves - Puerto Rico (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Puerto Rico

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

  • Facing Waves - Killarney - Ontario (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Killarney - Ontario

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

  • Facing Waves - Lake Superior (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Lake Superior

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

  • Facing Waves - Baja - Mexico (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Baja - Mexico

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

  • Facing Waves - Columbia Gorge (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Columbia Gorge

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

  • Facing Waves - Battle of the Paddle (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Battle of the Paddle

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

  • Facing Waves - Mexico (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Mexico

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

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

    The Northern Forest Canoe Trail - New Hampshire

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