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Video Highlights from the Freestyle World Championships

Video Highlights from the Freestyle World Championships

It’s been an action packed week on the Ottawa River’s Garberator Wave as the world’s best freestyle athletes have gone head to head for the 2015 ICF World Freestyle Championship titl[...]

Classic Freestyle Showdown on a Classic River

Classic Freestyle Showdown on a Classic River

By James McBeath In the Freestyle world, there is no one place more important than the Ottawa River. For history’s sake, lets look at some facts: Every single rapid on the Ottawa has at least one am[...]

A Step in the Right Direction: Day 4 of the ICF World Freestyle Championships

A Step in the Right Direction: Day 4 of the ICF World Freestyle Championships

Above: Emily Jackson (USA) riding high with a big air screw on Thursday. Photo: Peter Holcombe By James McBeath As the sport of freestyle spreads its ICF wings, we’re seeing growth across all ca[...]

Video: C&K Editor-at-Large Featured in the Epic Montana Film Series

Video: C&K Editor-at-Large Featured in the Epic Montana Film Series

Longtime C&K contributor Alan Kesselheim and his wife Marypat Zitzer were recently featured in a beautiful short film put together by the Epic Montana video series. Representing the season of spr[...]

Video: An Aerial View of the 340-mile Missouri River ‘Death Race’

Video: An Aerial View of the 340-mile Missouri River ‘Death Race’

By Paul Jackson Floating Dreams is a aerial visual documentary of the 10th annual MR340 Missouri River “death race”. This race is a 340 mile, non-stop endurance test from Kansas City to St[...]

Watch Live: World Freestyle Championships – Friday Heats

Watch Live: World Freestyle Championships – Friday Heats

The 2015 ICF World Freestyle Championships are streaming live from the Ottawa River in Canada. Watch all the action as it unfolds today with the K-1 Womens’s heats and C-1 showdown. Or check bac[...]

A Labrador Tale of Wooden Boats and Iron Men

A Labrador Tale of Wooden Boats and Iron Men

It was the day after I got off the Northern Ranger, one of two ferries that provide transportation to the small communities on the remote Labrador coast. We had just finished a canoe trip where we spe[...]

Echoes of Worlds Past: Day 3 at the ICF World Freestyle Championships

Echoes of Worlds Past: Day 3 at the ICF World Freestyle Championships

By James McBeath The very first Canadian-hosted World Freestyle Championships was held on the Ottawa River in 1997 just upstream of Garb in the famed Horseshoe Hole where names like Whiting, Jackson, [...]

Watch Live: World Freestyle Championships – Thursday Heats

Watch Live: World Freestyle Championships – Thursday Heats

The 2015 ICF World Freestyle Championships are streaming live from the Ottawa River in Canada. Watch all the action as it unfolds today with the K-1 Womens’s heats and C-1 showdown. Or check bac[...]

Finding the Source

Finding the Source

A wilderness rite of passage on the long way in to Colorado's legendary Big South Fork of the Cache la Poudre River.