“Originally we had to lead a big kayak expedition to explore the rivers and waterfalls of Hawaii, only it did not rain and the rivers were dry. To keep ourselves busy, we took our kayaks and went to see the lava flows’ , said Ben Stookesberry. ‘We did not intend to approach much.’ It was necessary to have the audacity for such an adventure totally improvised. Pedro Olivia, Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry, had such an audacity.
These three pro kayakers passing by Hawaii approached Kilauea volcano in activity. Pedro Olivia gave a few paddle strokes on the cooled lava while the water was close to 50 ° C.