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Here’s an Awesome Kayaking Ad You Didn’t See During the Super Bowl

Here’s an Awesome Kayaking Ad You Didn’t See During the Super Bowl

Seeing all the social media hype over the Super Bowl’s best and weirdest (looking at you BabyPuppyMonkey) ads, reminded us of this gem of an advertisement that came out of Norway last spring. We[...]

Watch: 8-Year-Old Kayaker Drops Waterfalls in Mexico

Watch: 8-Year-Old Kayaker Drops Waterfalls in Mexico

Malcolm Lee Smith does things a little differently. The eight-year-old shredder runs rapids, surfs waves, and now he’s dropping waterfalls. This video, taken on a recent trip to Mexico, shows Sm[...]

THE INSIDE LINE: Tara Mulvany

THE INSIDE LINE: Tara Mulvany

Interview by Justine Curgenven It’s October in Ireland, and a chill wind blows spray into my eyes as I wait for a wave to ride into the beach. I’m barely warm enough in my drysuit, but as I’m dr[...]

Nile River Festival 2016: Will it be the last?

Nile River Festival 2016: Will it be the last?

Words by Jessie Stone Photos by Haley Buffman The Nile River Festival 2016 was a spectacular event. It was the biggest festival to date with the largest number of participants in both men’s and [...]

BushCraft: How to Start a Fire with Flint and Steel

BushCraft: How to Start a Fire with Flint and Steel

By Darren Bush Fire is so basic, so fundamental to the human experience that it’s hard to imagine anything more transformative. This is especially true for those who love the outdoors, where living [...]

Review: Goal Zero Sherpa 100 Power Pack

Review: Goal Zero Sherpa 100 Power Pack

Goal Zero Sherpa 100 Power Pack ($350, goalzero.com) By Aaron Schmidt, C&K Photo Editor This summer I was fortunate to do a multi-day paddling adventure down the Bow River through Banff, Alberta.[...]

Oregon’s Chetco and Molalla Rivers Become State Scenic Waterways

Oregon’s Chetco and Molalla Rivers Become State Scenic Waterways

By Paul Kuthe The people (and paddlers) of Oregon have something to celebrate. Gov. Kate Brown signed an executive order last week giving new scenic waterway designations to portions of the Chetco and[...]

Sharing the River: Dealing with Boat Traffic on a Mississippi Source-to-Sea

Sharing the River: Dealing with Boat Traffic on a Mississippi Source-to-Sea

By Everett McMillen Cislo While paddling the Mississippi River in any capacity is still a niche area, it is growing in popularity each year. Whether it is long-distance paddlers or locals hopping into[...]

Intro to Rock Gardening: Strokes and Braces

Intro to Rock Gardening: Strokes and Braces

By Bill Vonnegut Strokes Being able to control your boat through turbulent water is key to paddling in rock gardens. But since shallow water or rocks may make it impossible use basic strokes in some i[...]

Doctor and Kayaker Jessie Stone Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of her Heath Clinic in Uganda

Doctor and Kayaker Jessie Stone Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of her Heath Clinic in Uganda

When Jessie Stone first came to paddle Uganda’s famed White Nile in 2003, she had no intention of using her medical degree. But when her friend, Eric “E.J.” Jackson, contracted malaria, she coul[...]