Stories and photos from the 2012 Black River Race
A review of C&K editor-at-large Alan Kesselheim’s new book, which explores how paddling has shaped the lives of his three children, and the looming epidemic of “nature deficit disorder.”
Dan Blessing and Marc VanGrinsven’s 4,000 mile journey from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean in a homemade birch-bark canoe.
C&K staffer Michael Gordon recently ran into Bam Margera of MTV’s popular television series “Jackass,” in Iceland of all places, and couldn’t help but ask him about his most recent stunt with pro kayaker Steve Fisher: Hucking himself off Oregon’s 88-foot Metlako Falls in the front seat of a Jackson Dynamic Duo.
Six weeks have passed since Dave and Amy Freeman set out on Lake Superior by kayak and began making their way towards the Atlantic Ocean. This is the fifth stage of their North American Wilderness Classroom Odyssey, a cross-continental trip by dogsled, kayak, and canoe.
Photos and stories from the beginning of a 2600-mile canoe expedition through Canada’s Territories.
Saturday, June 11, 2012, marked the 50th anniversary of the annual Texas Water Safari, a 260-mile canoe race held the second Saturday of every June since 1963 on the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers, from San Marcos to Seadrift, Texas .
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to support an omnibus bill that would waive environmental legislation like the Endangered Species Act, the Wilderness Act and the Clean Water Act and transfer full control of a 100-mile-wide strip of land along the United States’ northern and southern boundaries to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Canoe & Kayak magazine is pleased to announce that voting for the first annual Canoe & Kayak Awards presented by Zeal Optics is now open in all categories.
What’s cooler than watching Ben Marr shredding big waves in Quebec? Watching him do it with road flares strapped to the stern deck of his kayak at night.
Here’s your chance to hitch a ride to Hawaii for free! Just upload photos of your favorite destination(s) and tell us why the location is an ideal “Playground”!
A 72 mile race along the Missouri River from Yankton South Dakota to Sioux City.
You know that age-old question, “what would your mother think”? Well, have you ever asked her? At the age of 67, Melody Shapiro gives us answers while exploring the canyons of the Utah desert.
From October 2011 to January 2012, Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore hiked and paddled 1,700 miles, filming and narrating on the fly as they traveled from the Wind River Mountains in Wyoming to the Pacific Ocean in Mexico, following the tenuous trail of the Colorado River system.
Canoe & Kayak magazine is pleased to announce the first annual Canoe & Kayak Awards presented by Zeal Optics, honoring paddlesports’ most inspiring people, expeditions, and films.
The first World Cup race of the season, held in Cardiff, Wales, this weekend, was also the final race of U.S. Olympic selection. And the 2012 U.S. Olympic Slalom team is: Casey Eichfeld, Eric Hurd, Jeff Larimer, Scott Parsons, and Caroline Queen
“For someone who is basically my father’s age to win is mind blowing. It’s one of the best sporting performances I have ever been part of.” — Michael Booth, age 21.