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The Singing Wilderness

09.19.2013 //

Few had a greater impact on protecting wild places in the 20th century than writer and naturalist Sigurd Olson (1899-1982), whose collection of lyrical stories immortalized the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

Powell Country

09.19.2013 //

A hard-ass, one-armed Civil War veteran named Major John Wesley Powell led the first team to descend the turbulent waterways that have since become America’s best-known rafting rivers.

Made in Canada: Kayaking the Taureau

09.18.2013 //

The second episode of “Made in Canada”, a joint project between Five2Nine Productions and NRS, looks at the Taureau through the eyes of the man who embodies the river’s legendary status.

Vive le King of New York

09.17.2013 //

Races two and three ended on Labor Day weekend, and with only one more race to go on the bottom Moose, it looks as though the King of New York may become a Quebecois paddler. Can the U.S. step it up to keep the win in America?

Baffin Island Dispatch

09.17.2013 //

With just over 100 miles to go, the four-man team will finish their two-month, 600-mile traverse around the Baffin Islands. Here is a collection of dispatches detailing their adventure so far.

A Narrow Miss at Slalom Worlds

09.16.2013 //

US paddlers Fabien Lefevre and Dana Mann just missed the podium at the ICF Slalom Worlds —Lefevre took fourth in men’s K-1 and Mann fifth in women’s K-1.

Good Gauley

09.16.2013 //

Want Woodstock on the water? Head to Gauley Fest, AW’s biggest fundraiser, held every third weekend in September on West Virginia’s Gauley River.

Fight to Save the Jondachi River

09.13.2013 //

Developers are poised to dam Ecuador’s Rio Jondachi, a classic jungle river for rafting that if dammed will lose a burgeoning tourist industry worth $1 million (US) annually and the region’s unique biological diversity.

Meet the Young Contender

09.12.2013 //

The next American kayaking phenom shows his hand at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships prelims. Will he be able to repeat it when it counts?

Voices of the Worlds

09.12.2013 //

The 2013 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships came to a close on Sunday, with the U.S. team winning six of the eight events. Squirt-boat champion Clay Wright discusses what makes the sport of freestyle kayaking so unique among action sports.

Canoe & Kayak Magazine Newsletter – September 11, 2013

09.11.2013 //

C&K Awards, Video Recap, Exploring the L.A. River + More

Slalom Tips: Unraveling Upstream Gates

09.11.2013 //

Former Olympic athlete from Canada Thomas Hall goes over the basics of paddling to upstream gates without compromising speed.

Hometown Heroes

09.09.2013 //

As the 2013 Freestyle World Championship comes to a close in Bryson City, NC, the United States athletes demonstrate their top place among the world’s best paddlers.

New 24-Hour World Record: 151.87 Miles

09.05.2013 //

Canoe & Kayak catches up with Brandon Nelson after he set the new world record for longest distance paddled in 24 hours: 151.73 miles.

Behind the Lens: John Rathwell

09.05.2013 //

Ottawa-based photographer John Rathwell employs multiple flashes to make Billy Harris’ log ride on Trick or Treat Falls, Quyon, Quebec really pop. This photo appeared in Gallery of the June 2013 issue.

Opening Day at the ICF World Freestyle Championships

09.03.2013 //

ICF World Freestyle Kayak Championships kicked off Monday evening with the opening ceremonies

Incredible Journeys

09.03.2013 //

Eddy, the beloved boating guru in Canoe & Kayak’s print magazine, has come to life on the website. This story featured in the August 2007 issue, and Eddy’s got answers on epic kayak trips, UV clothing and canoe packing.

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