About Performance Video

Our Production Company

Performance Video is dedicated to providing high quality video instruction on outdoor sports. Our materials are developed with the cooperation of the top instructors in each discipline, and provide the perfect review or preparation for hands-on instruction.

We have eighteen video and workbook titles in worldwide distribution, covering whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, canoeing, and mountain biking. All the tapes receive excellent reviews internationally, and are known as the best instructional videos on the market. Well over half a million people have learned from our instructional materials.

Kent Ford: Producer/Writer

kent Kent Ford's highly acclaimed books, videos and instruction have made him one of the most recognized paddlers in paddle sport worldwide. Kent's unique background includes twenty years of international whitewater racing and coaching, combined with similar experience teaching recreational boating to all levels of paddlers. His eighteen videos and books on paddlesports have influenced the education of half a million paddlers.

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RIP  9/29/1953 -1/21/2013

John C. Davis: D.P. - Editor, Director and Videographer

john John Davis has been a film and television professional for almost 20 years. He has worked in all phases of production including news photography, commercial production, industrial and educational video creation. Working only in the highest quality broadcast formats, John has traveled the world acquiring award-winning images. John has a diverse production background having worked as Lead Cameraman at several network affiliates and as Documentary Director/DP for a western PBS outlet.

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