IN THIS EPISODE:
George Gronseth, founder and lead instructor of the Kayak Academy was the first American to participate in the Kayak Training Camp in Greenland. Through the knowledge gained during this experience he helped introduce Greenland kayaking techniques to the United States. In this interview he talks about what the sport of sea kayaking was like in its early years in the Pacific Northwest, and his contributions to sea kayaking safety including encouraging the use of dry suits into common practice.
Greg Stamer and founder of Kayak Academy George Gronseth explain the Greenland paddle forward stroke
Greenlanders at Kodiak, by John Heath (Filmed during the Skin Boats of Antiquity Kayak Conference of August 18-20, 1989)
Harpoon Throwing With Maligiaq! (Kayak Academy Greenland Week 2008)
Kayak Academy's Greenland Rolling Competition: Interview with Dubside (Kayak Academy Greenland Week 2009)
Helen Wilson at Kayak Academy's Greenland Week 2010