Author: Shane Benedict

The Development of the Liquidlogic Manta Ray Propel

December 14th, 2016 | Posted in Company News, R & D, Shaneslogic | Tagged , , , , |

We are very excited to introduce Liquidlogic’s first pedal-driven kayak design, the Manta Ray Propel.  We have been making pedal-driven kayaks through our fishing brand, Native Watercraft, for the better part of a decade, but have never transferred that technology over to Liquidlogic.  The new design is focused more towards smooth, easy pedaling, increased speed, […]

Kayaking in Norway with the Glanz Brothers!

November 18th, 2015 | Posted in Company News | Tagged , , , , , |

In the summer of 2015 the GlanzBrothers were both up in Norway, but on separate trips with different groups. This video is the summery of two very wet, cold but successful trips to the classic creeks and rivers of Norway.Edit: Harald&Reiner Glanz Camera: Harald&Reiner Glanz, Diane&Daniel Brasuell, Manuel Köhler, Darin McQuoid Boaters: Harald&Reiner Glanz, Diane&Daniel […]

The Different Faces of Gorilla on the Green River

November 17th, 2015 | Posted in Company News | Tagged |

The different faces of Gorilla! On a normal day Gorilla is a monster rapid that has punished many a paddler for missing the line. When it is high, like it has been the last couple weeks leading into the 20th Green Race, it becomes a completely different beast! Check out the differences between a normal […]

Green Race Training: Go Faster

October 21st, 2015 | Posted in Company News, Instruction / Tech Tips, Shaneslogic | Tagged , , , , , , , |

I’ve borrowed one training concept from past immersion in other sports:  quickness and speed training. I didn’t think of using them during my paddling until I started coaching other folks to go faster on the Green.  My research then made me notice that other disciplines of kayaking were using speed training.  A lot of folks that […]

Green Race Training: Increase Your Power

October 15th, 2015 | Posted in Company News, Instruction / Tech Tips, Shaneslogic | Tagged , , , , , |

In the last month before a competition, you can still noticeably increase your power.   Power has a couple different affects on your paddling.  Most obviously, it will help you paddle harder. The result many folks don’t think about is that power allows you to re-accelerate after a hole, a flat boof, or a rock slows or stops you. […]

Green Race Training: Know the Race Course

October 14th, 2015 | Posted in Company News, Instruction / Tech Tips, Shaneslogic | Tagged , , , , , , |

Some of you will think it sounds stupid that I would have to say, “Know the course”, but you have no idea how many people don’t have a race plan until race day?!  Making that plan is the number one mission you can take on to have a good race.  The mistake many people make is that […]

Green Race Training: Train Smart for the Green Race

October 5th, 2015 | Posted in Company News, Instruction / Tech Tips, Shaneslogic | Tagged , , , , |

This training series focuses on short-term gain for a specific event. In the 4-6 weeks prior to an event, you can only impact so much.  Course knowledge, a bit of technique, improving short-burst power, and race length familiarity comprise the main areas you can impact fast.  I also share some common sense tips that many […]

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