Episode 13. How to Become an Overnight Tubing Success with Rolf Kelly
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.
See Eric Boomer’s report from Metlako Falls on the old The Range Life blog.
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)
1:05:20 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