Jesse and Ben were named National Geographic Adventure: Heros of the Year, Rulers of Class V!

Click here to see the National Geographic web page featuring Jesse and Ben.

Click on either of the images on the right of this page to read the National Geographic magazine article featuring Jesse and Ben.


I am very excited to announce my new partnership with First Ascent! Eddie Bauer's new brand First Ascent began sponsoring the team for this year's expeditions and has been unparalleled in their promotion of inspirational adventure. We did some amazing trips, have just completed this year's film, and are about to embark on our film tour.

Check out my First Ascent Profile Page

The First Ascent website


Jesse featured in Mens Journal.

Jesse featured in the Canoe and Kayak Whitewater Edition.

Jesse featured in the film Well of Hope.

Jesse featured in The 2011-12 Eddie Bauer Catalog.

Jesse featured in Outside Magazine.

Jesse featured on the cover of the KANU Whitewater Calendar.

Jesse featured on ESPN.COM.

Jesse featured on Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Jesse featured in the Telluride Daily Planet.

Jesse featured in Canoe and Kayak's whitewater edition.

First Ascent Adventurer Jesse Coombs Reflects on Kayak Film Tour.

Jesse is featured on the cover of Outdoor Business.

Jesse is featured in the Estes Park Trail Gazette.

Jesse is featured in the UK's Daily Mail Online.

Jesse is featured in Outside Magazine.

Jesse is featured in the Telluride Daily Planet.

Jesse was interviewed by KZYR 97.7 FM in Vail, Colorado. Click here to listen to the interview.

Jesse is featured in the Canoe and Kayak Whitewater Issue.

Jesse is featured in a Mens Fitness article.

Jesse is featured in the newest Kokatat Catalog.

A Kelso Daily News editorial featuring Jesse: North Kelso Man of the Year: Jesse Coombs.

A Kelso Daily News article featuring Jesse: World champion kayaker counts Kelso complex among toughest challenges.

A Kelso Daily News article featuring Jesse: The ultimate fixer-uppers.

The White Water Warehouse is a local paddling company and outfitter. I bought my first kayaking gear from them, and they have been great partner for me ever since. www.whitewaterwarehouse.com and www.rogue-river-rafting.com.


Jesse is a principal member and athlete in clearh2ofilms, which produces and sells one full length kayaking/docu-adventure film each year.

Clearh2ofilms sells short films to many outlets for distribution

  • Rush HDTV
  • Cell Phone downloads
  • Website trailers
  • Resort Sports Network
  • Clearh2ofilms schedules a 40 city film tour to celebrate each new film

  • East Coast
  • Mountain States
  • West Coast
  • Marquee presentations at major kayaking festivals

  • National Geographic Society, Washington DC
  • Banff Film Festival, Banff BC
  • Mountainfilm Festival, Telluride CO
  • Teva Mountain Games, Vail CO
  • Reno River Festival, Reno NV
  • Outdoor Retailer Show, Salt Lake City
  • Opportunities for customers to interact and kayak with Jesse Coombs

  • Film Tour
  • Jesse's US Travel throughout the year
  • Photographs of Jesse Coombs on expeditions throughout the year are distributed to media outlets for exposure.

  • National Geographic Adventure Magazine
  • Men's Fitness
  • Men's Journal
  • Paddler Magazine
  • Kayak Session Magazine
  • Jackson Kayak website
  • Oregonkayaking.net website
  • Feature Kayak Films
  • National Public Radio