Free History Samples

This two minute excerpt from "The Call of the River", a 93 minute documentary of canoeing and kayaking, captures European paddling in the 1950's. Much of the original footage is derived from "The Klepper Film" of the same era.

The following is a preview of "The Call of the River", my three years in production project, capturing the rich history of paddlesports.











This preview captures a taste of early whitewater paddling in the US. Note the mix of Canoes and kayaks. The Canoe plays a big role in the evolution of paddlesports... and this rich history is captured in The Call of the River DVD.



Salida Colorado and Fibark's contribution to Whitewater kayaking from Kent Ford on Vimeo.