Video loading...

Nouria Newman Kayaks in Norway

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+.

After last summer’s European Championship for extreme whitewater, Nouria Newman, considered by some to be the best paddler alive, spent a week running rivers around Voss, Norway. Newman and her companions, including Ciarán Heurteau, Tess Storebo, Julian Stocker, and Paulo Garikano Goñi, found plenty of big drops and rowdy rapids on the Rjuande, Raundalselvi, Teigdalselvi, and Eksingdalen Rivers. For more on Newman and her paddling career, read the full Outside article, “World’s Best Kayaker Seeks Full-Time Employment.”