Episode 028 – Manik Taneja | Whitewater kayaker & Co-founder of Goodwave Adventures

Manik Taneja is a seasoned whitewater kayaker, a kayaking instructor and co-founder of Goodwave Adventures – a kayak school and shop that operates kayaking excursions on the fresh waters of the Western Ghats in India. Also, co-organising the Malabar River Festival, an annual gathering in Kodenchery during the Indian monsoons, he has hosted the world’s best kayakers over the past few years.

Listen to his adventures from navigating Class 5 rapids across the USA to shredding downhill trails around Bangalore. Between courses, chores, and facilitating a marketplace for high-end, imported kayaks, find him on a river near you!

Goodwave Adventures
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Madras Fun Tools
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Malabar River Festival
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Manik Taneja


Also mentioned in the episode:
American Canoe Association
Aqua Outback
Eskimo Roll
Expeditions India
Ganga Kayak Festival
Goa Tourism
Inspire Crew
International Canoe Federation
Jacopo Nordera
Jehan Driver
John Pollard
Karnataka Tourism
Kaustubh Khade
Kerala Karnage Klub
Kerala Tourism
Neil Dsouza
Nouria Newman
Plastic Samudra
Red Bull
Riverine Adventures
Shred Team
Sohan Pavuluri
Southern River Runners
SS Nakul
Sushanth Bhat


Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8
Music by Nordgroove from Fugue

Episode background tunes courtesy of Icons8
Music by Bimbotronic from Fugue

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