6. Safety Third with Nick Wigston
Adventures are good, but misadventures make great stories. From rolling instructor to safety class architect to paddling partner, Nick Wigston has been a pillar of the local paddling community for years. Come hear how his approach to paddling was shaped by ignoring the advice of Tao Berman and charting his own path because we all know, you learn best by doing.
0:00 – 6:54 Introduction
6:55 – 21:30 Showing Tao how to run Rogers Creek
21:31 – 27:25 Reflections on misadventures and preparations
27:26 – 50:35 Minimalist camping on Bridge Creek
50:36 – 56:06 Concluding thoughts
Read Paddling Lifes interview with Nick Wigston for more behind the story.
Some relevant links from the show:
Rogers Creek in B.C.
Bridge Creek in California
Check out some truly unique bicycles at Nick’s shop: online or in Louisville, CO at Zinn Cycles.