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Cackle TV produces award winning seakayaking and adventure films which are available for purchase as downloads and DVDs. The company was set up in 2001 by Justine Curgenven to combine her professional television background with her love of kayaking and the outdoors. Justine successfully pioneered a new genre in seakayaking films – the inspirational ‘This is the Sea’ series featuring talented paddlers, some of the world’s most beautiful paddling destinations and cutting edge expeditions. The films have engaging stories and capture warts-and-all action in the most challenging rough water. Justine’s films have been shown on TV including the National Geographic Channel & BBC Wales, and have won awards at prestigious film festivals such as Banff, Kendal & Graz Mountain Film Festivals. Her 9 titles include  “This is Canoeing” which has been called the best ever collection of open canoeing films and 2 highly acclaimed instructional rolling DVDs, “This is the Roll 1 & 2”. Her aim – through films and her website – is to bring a smile to everyone’s face and inspire everyone to get outside, and feel the fresh air and salty spray.




Arctic Women’s Playground - Wed, 21 Jun 2017
It’s midnight again and I haven’t gone to bed because the sun is still shining! It’s so hard to drag yourself away from hot sun, turquoise waters, and snow-clad mountains on the horizon. Not to mention the laughing women and fine food! I recently got back from teaching at the wonderful Arctic Women’s playground near […]

Back from 18 days kayaking in Antarctica - Fri, 03 Mar 2017
  “It’s going to be blowing 60 knots, with 10 metre seas”, Zeek says very matter-of-factly. We all just look at him in silence, searching for his emotion to know if we should be worried, or totally petrified. I try to imagine what it would actually feel like to be blown by such strong […]