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Patagonia Quad Crown

Aniol Serrasolses and Benny Marr fill us in on the details of completing the Patagonia Triple Crown at a blistering pace.

Swimming Down A Flooded River

Experiences like this are why we made the Indus™. Video courtesy of Aniol Serrasolses from high water Upper Wind in 2017. Indus With 22 lbs of flotation sculpted into Astral’s industry leading FoamTectonics™️ architecture, the Indus™️ is the world’s first freestyle-inspired...

Jennifer Pharr Davis on Motherhood + Positive Forward Motion

Jenn Pharr Davis on coming into herself as a mom, seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time, and balancing it all.

Aniol Serrasolses' Private Stikine

Aniol Serrasolses on the Stikine, solo kayaking, and Class V scrambles.

Indus™  //  The Making Of

After over a decade of prototype testing, working with whitewater legends on the banks of the highest volume rivers of the world, the Indus™ is ready to usher in a new era of buoyancy.

Indus™ Walkthrough with Benny Marr

Of all Indus™ testers, Benny Marr put early versions of this high-float PFD to the lengthiest and most rigorous challenges. Benny utilized and provided feedback on prototypes for over three years on high volume rivers all over the world. First on his home river, the Ottawa. Then during the massive...