Tales from the Cripps: Episode 13: How to Become an Overnight Tubing Success with Rolf Kelly

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Episode 13. How to Become an Overnight Tubing Success with Rolf Kelly

MAY 30, 2023 EPISODE 13

In this episode, Tales from the Cripps goes tubing with Rolf Kelly. But you’re going to have to leave your foam cooler of beer at home for this tubing trip because when you’re hanging out with Rolf, there’s no such thing as taking it easy. If you’ve ever wondered how to prepare to tube a 100 ft waterfall in 10 years or less, you’re going to want to tune into this one.

Check out Metlako Falls in a tube as well some other beauties on Rolf’s vimeo channel.

See Eric Boomer’s report from Metlako Falls on the old The Range Life blog.

Timeline
0:00               Introduction
5:20               It takes 10-20 years to become an overnight success
7:30               Safety disclaimer
7:45               Hold your breath
11:20             NZ’s Turnbull river, lessons in breath holding
40:47             1st Descent Salmon River gorge
42:18             Tubing your troubles away at the Golden, CO playpark (
Rigor Mortis)
1:00:50          Alaska
1:05:20         Futaleufu, Chile
1:18:20         Back in the kayak
1:22:09         Ldub tubing
1:23:15         Metlako with your tail between your legs
1:30:31         Resume building
1:35:25         Concluding thoughts

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