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Production of Season 2 of Facing Waves Wraps Up—Heliconia Now Looking for Season 3 Destinations

Heliconia is proud to announce that it has wrapped up production of the second season of Facing Waves – North America’s only paddlesport television series. Season 2 of Facing Waves can now be watched on both Outside Television and Universal Sports.


Facing Waves is a TV show that showcases the world’s top stand up paddling, kayaking, whitewater paddling, and canoeing destinations. Season 2 of Facing Waves took the Heliconia production team to Tahiti; Puerto Rico; Baja California Sur; New Hampshire; Washington; Veracruz, Mexico; Northern Ontario; Bryson City, North Carolina; and Ventura, California.

With the second season of Facing Waves complete, Heliconia is searching for new destinations to feature for Season 3, which will begin airing in spring, 2015. To showcase your destination in a Facing Waves episode please contact Brendan at 613.582.7154 or

Watch the Facing Waves trailer and learn more about the series at


About Facing Waves: The Facing Waves television series is entering its 3rd season of filming. Broadcast on both Outside Television and Universal Sports, Facing Waves reaches one of the most sought after demographics in the adventure travel world: active, affluent, and educated professionals who love traveling and the outdoors.

About Heliconia: Since World Champion kayaker Ken Whiting founded the company in 1998, Heliconia has been a leader in outdoors media production. Heliconia produces 5 outdoor television series that air on NBC Sports, Outside Television, Universal Sports and The World Fishing Network. See all of Heliconia’s work at, or follow along on Facebook at

For more information call Amy Luscombe at 613 582 7154, or e-mail to: