On March 11, 2011, the Tohoku earthquake, centered off the coast of northern Japan, generated powerful tsunami waves that slammed into 400 miles of the Japanese shoreline…The waves washed more than 5 million tons of debris out to sea. In the fall of 2011, some of the estimated 1.5 million tons of remaining flotsam—everything from buoys and boats to entire shipping containers—began arriving on North America ’s west coast.
Fred Norquist on Toketee Falls, North Umpqua River, Oregon
Photos and commentary from the 17th annual Green River Narrows Race, which is growing in international stature and staying true to the grassroots, as evidenced by its winners, New Zealander and Olympic paddler Mike Dawson and local paddling hero Adriene Levknecht.
Ugandan David Moor wins Itanda Race at Nile River Festival.
When it comes to the U.S.-Mexico Border perhaps it’s natural for the media to focus on bad news. But residents of Laredo are having none of it.
A preview of the fifth annual Adidas Sickline Championship.
Episode 10 of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.
Episode Nine of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.
Episode Eight of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.
Dispatch No. 4 from a 2,600 mile canoe journey across Canada’s Territories.
The Hidden Coast Paddling Festival celebrates the other side of Florida.
Dispatch No. 3 from a 2,600 mile canoe journey across Canada’s Territories.
Two high-end touring blades reviewed in the Apostle Islands.
Dispatch No. 5 from Jeffery and Giulio as they paddle the length of Ukraine’s Dnieper River.
Andrew Metcalfe’s 745-mile portage across Canada with a pink canoe.
Watch the inaugural Canoe & Kayak Awards Presented by Zeal Optics.
Highlights from the biggest night in paddlesports.