With all three of us finally in the same spot and after being well feed and looked after we headed for the Telemark region about two hours drive from
Rolfy Bear's attempt at flight on the Gøyst
The first river we hit up was an upper section of the Austbygdi (note: upper doesn’t equal harder over here). As we all got changed
Our guide Sam on the Home Run section of the Mår
Sam to the rescue… a friend of ours, Sam Hughes, who lives in
The paparazzi our out in force today - Sam runs the smallest drop on Home Run
With Sam in town for the weekend he showed us some of the sweet drops in the area… either that or he tried to scare us, I’m not totally sure. On the Saturday we paddled the Gøyst again from a bit higher and then did a blue angle run (one after the other no stopping), although still not a fast as Sam would have liked. Apparently we weren’t meant to catch any eddies!
Jono on the California section of the Austbygdi
On Sunday things got more interesting however. The day started early (not a problem in
With the waterfalls dispensed with we headed for a big slide (just above a waterfall you can’t run without breaking yourself) and another even bigger waterfall, Spånemfossen, which is apparent ‘all good down the middle’. Sweet as
More from the Californian section
Well I’m still typing so all was well and we even found our favourite run to date. The Californian section of the Austbygdi which was more of a river than a waterfall-slide combination. Much closer to what we are use to in
Spot the paddler!!!