Facing Waves

Ken Whiting - HostA World Champion kayaker, the author of twelve, best-selling instructional books and videos on paddling, and a YouTube influencer with approximately 16 million views to his videos, Ken Whiting is the host of Facing Waves. A multifaceted media project, Facing Waves celebrates the cultures, landscapes and paddling adventures that surround the world’s most amazing adventure travel destinations.

The project includes:

  • The Facing Waves show– a TV series that reaches 100+ million households in the US and through Outside TV and Bally Sports, and 40+ countries internationally on the Nautical Channel.
  • The PaddleTV YouTube channel – a YouTube channel with over 85,000 subscribers and more than 16 million views. 
  • The Paddle365 Instagram and GoPaddle Facebook pages – highly active pages, with over 133K engaged fan and followers.  
  • The Paddle Tales show – a free-to-watch, video-on-demand series that is available on all major OTT platforms, including AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, and Chromecast.

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