What Happens When You Take a Novice Down One of Uganda’s Biggest Rapids? This Video is Hilarious

'It seemed like a good idea at the time... but maybe it wasn't'

Professional kayaker Anton Immler took a novice kayaker down the infamous Itanda Falls in Uganda, without warning her beforehand. Her reactions are priceless.

Itanda Falls are famous for being one of the hardest rapids on the White Nile, with sections called things like “Bad Place” and ominously-named “Other Place”. Yep, kayakers have a peculiarly warped sense of humour when it comes to naming rapids.

“This seemed like a good idea at the time but maybe it wasn’t.

In fact they probably just have a warped sense of humour full stop. The guide Anton Immler said: “This seemed like a good idea at the time but maybe it wasn’t. At least the video is funny as hell!”

Despite losing her paddle, a lightening quick roll and a lot of screaming we actually think the passenger did quite well, especially when you consider she thought she was just going for a calm Grade 2 paddle, rather than a full-blown Grade 5 rollercoaster!

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