Tales from the Cripps: Episode 19: Beautiful Rivers & Beautiful Minds with Benny Clark

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In this episode we explore the world with Benny Clark. Benny kayaks to find peace and Benny kayaks to survive. We explore how Benny’s mental health history and kayaking history have become intricately linked. And how Benny has found ways to give back both to the kayaking community and to a community struggling with their own mental health issues.

 

19. Beautiful Rivers & Beautiful Minds with Benny Clark
JAN 11, 2024 EPISODE 19

0:00               Introduction
7:05               Life in Ecuador
12:30            Growing up in Canada
26:50            Dealing with mental health
33:20            Homeless not in a van down by the 0river
41:20            Learning to kayak
1:05:20       Solo Boating
1:16:40       Paddling with canines
1:24:45       Navigating social media
1:40:38       Managing physical pain
1:58:28       Helping others

If you want to see some photos and learn more about Benny, check out his instagram @theleagueofbeautifulminds .

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