What does it take to test a man’s mettle? A daunting challenge? An unprecedented personal feat or a trial unforeseen? How about a massive Class 3 rapid over shallow bedrock on Minnesota’s Kettle River at 1,800 cfs? Yeah…that oughta do it.

River paddler Jared Munch testing and documenting his mettle on the Kettle. We live for runs like this!

See also: River champion Spencer Lacy’s ultimate whitewater SUP compilation.