Latest From Shred Jesse

Updated 5 years 6 months ago
Doesn't the fun look like a great boat in that picture? Nice and vertical, long controllable ends, the bow is down and balanced. It looks pretty sick right?Myself and a good friend that I consider largely my playboating equal, Tim Layzell, thought...
Updated 5 years 10 months ago
It's no secret. I'm a huge fan of Jackson Kayaks. I pretty much exclusively paddle them. There's a variety of reasons, but many of them relate to the fact I just feel that the way EJ makes his boats work really well for my build. His company also...
Updated 5 years 10 months ago
I've now been paddling the Nirvana since the fall of 2017, which at the time of this review puts me at about six months or so of paddling this boat. I've taken it on class 4 rivers, I've done back to back comparisons on my favorite sections of river...
Updated 5 years 10 months ago
I've now been paddling the Antix for a little over a year. It's been the boat I paddled the most, to the point I'd say I paddle it about 85% of the time I go out. I've paddled it on class 4, I've taken it over waterfalls, I've taken it on...
Updated 6 years 4 months ago
It's nice to have good friends. It's even better when they're similar enough builds to you, and the best when they all also paddle Jackson Kayaks. That was the story of getting on the river today. The Nirvana large had just hit the local paddle shop...
Updated 6 years 8 months ago
With the Corvette progressing further and further along I have begun to find that little details which didn't matter before are starting to stand out in contrast to the excellent work next to it. These little details are both annoying and enticing,...
Updated 6 years 9 months ago
2015/2016 was based primarily around the front suspension and some other chasis aspects. 2017 was based around wrapping up the rear suspension and chasis, getting big tires, and fixing the sloppy work done on the front (note to self: Stick to Carl's...
Updated 6 years 10 months ago
Sunset FallsSquirtin June CreekWashougall River @ 8.5 (surfing)
Updated 6 years 8 months ago
Per the encouragmenet of a friend, I ponied up the funds for a last minute entry into the ACA Instructor training. I'd been wanting to do it for some time, but was concerned some local politics might play a factor into things (I can't get to level X...
Updated 6 years 8 months ago
NOTE: Before reading this keep in mind these were just initial impressions, and I now highly endorse this boat!The new Jackson Kayak Antix seemed like a promising boat when I first saw it. I'm a big fan of Jackson and paddle their boats pretty much...

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