Aquabatics Calgary

Aquabatics Calgary was founded in 1999 by Susan Azofeifa. In 2009, after running starting up and running the kayak school Simon Coward and his wife Nikki purchased the business and have been running it ever since. The business has been built on, and continues to run on the foundation that every customer experience is a quality one and most importantly personalized. Whether it is on the water with our internationally certified instructors, in our Calgary store, through our You Tube channel or our industry leading website. We strive to ensure every interaction with customers and paddlers is a positive one. Our staff are and ownership are stoked on what we do, and we think it shows in the product we deliver.
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How to Gain Control By Running Rapids With Cross...

In this video the Aquabatics Calgary team explain and demonstrate how to 'get off the freight train' of running rapids. This tutorial highlights how to use cross current speed...
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How to Pick a Kayak Series – Part 1...

The Aquabatics Calgary 'What type of paddler am I series' is an online information source to try and help you decide what kind of kayaking is right for you....
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Video: How to Choose a Recreational Paddling Style

In this video, the Aquabatics Calgary crew help new recreational paddlers determine their preferred paddling style, High Angle or Low Angle. Each style has its own application, pros and...
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Video: How to Choose a Recreational Kayak Paddle

This online tutorial will help newer recreational paddlers make an informed purchasing decision for their first kayak paddle. There is so much information out there, and so many different...
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Video: Beginners Guide to Whitewater Kayaking Gear

This video is to help those new to the sport of whitewater kayaking figure out the gear they need to get started. It is shot and edited from the...
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Video: How to Boof a Kayak

This tutorial is a 3 step breakdown on how to perform a basic boof using cross current speed. Many intermediate paddlers think the boof is just a big vertical...
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Video: How to do a Loop

Over the many years, I have been teaching kayakers it has always been a goal of mine to stay current with the evolution of our sport. This has meant...
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Video: 6 Steps To Get In And Out Of...

As a specialty kayak retailer, we are the first information source for many people when they are thinking about purchasing or kayaking for the first time.  When we chat...
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Video: How To ID Spin Vs Carve Momentum

In this skills video Simon Coward from Aquabatics Calgary helps both beginner and advanced paddlers identify the difference between spin and carve momentum. The value in understanding the difference...