Dane Jackson may be from Tennessee but he knows Mexico, and he definitely knows to kayak. Over the course of multiple trips south of the border over the last couple years, dropping waterfalls with names like Tomata, Big Banana, and Encanto, he's got the spot dialed – and he's got a lot of GoPro footage to prove it. So if you want to see how to launch your kayak off rocks, rappel down a rope into a river, or pick your line down some raging rapids, watch below for some informative action.
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From riding on top of a truck to getting ready to huck, you can see Jackson has got it all dialed – no small task in this whitewater paradise, which boasts countless drops and plenty of opportunities for a first descent – as Jackson learned with local paddler Rafa Ortiz.
Jackson takes us down rivers such as the Alseseca and Jalacingo as he puts us through the paces when it comes to required skills to be a professional kayaker. And remember, when it comes to properly ending a succesful run, the last tip is as just important as any other: celebrate.