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Featured Destination: Cherry County, Nebraska

Featured Destination: Cherry County, Nebraska

By Jerry McBride Sandhills. Now there’s a term guaranteed to evoke universal excitement among water enthusiasts. Add “Nebraska” to the equation, and it’s a safe bet that corn, cows and cactus [...]

Post Trip Depression (PTD)

Post Trip Depression (PTD)

By Daniel Jenny My cold nose woke me as it usually does. The fire was almost out and I was beginning to get chilled. The only warm spot was where my dog Molly was leaning up against my side. Flipping [...]

Women in Charge: Green River Takeover

Women in Charge: Green River Takeover

On Saturday, August 29th, the second annual Women in Charge: Green River Takeover returns to its namesake river in Saluda, North Carolina. Dozens of ladies will sail down the Class III rapids of the U[...]

Veterans Kayak Football Hall of Fame Challenge

Veterans Kayak Football Hall of Fame Challenge

After the pool session, Justin, a couple of the veterans and I were talking about how cool it would be to get a bunch of veterans together to play a kayak football tournament. In a parking lot, on a c[...]

6 Reasons You Should Know Amina Tayona

6 Reasons You Should Know Amina Tayona

STORY AND PHOTOS BY NICOLE DREON There’s good reason that Amina Tayona is the most popular girl in Bujagali Falls, a tiny fishing village in southeast Uganda where the White Nile once rumbled out of[...]

Conan O’Brien Launches Extreme Kayaking Company, Puts Customers in Mortal Danger

Conan O’Brien Launches Extreme Kayaking Company, Puts Customers in Mortal Danger

While there’s nothing funny about 3 million gallons of toxic mine waste spilling into your local waterway, late night comedy host Conan O’Brien has found a way to profit from the whole ord[...]

Animas River Reopens After Gold King Mine Spill

Animas River Reopens After Gold King Mine Spill

Words by Malia Durbano Photos by Esperanza Vigil In true Durango, Colo., style, the river rats came with hard shells, duckies, rafts, SUPs, inner-tubes and even a Bellyak Tuesday to get back on the An[...]

Core Exercises for Paddlers, Part II

Core Exercises for Paddlers, Part II

The torso is the paddler’s powerhouse. It’s where we get our “oomph” to boof, sweep, and forward paddle our way through the biggest of rapids. It protects our spine and gives us the support to[...]

Back Home With Trans-Canada Canoeist Mike Ranta

Back Home With Trans-Canada Canoeist Mike Ranta

A conversation with cross-Canada canoeist Mike Ranta

One Last Glimpse: A Kayaker Reflects on a River Turned Orange

One Last Glimpse: A Kayaker Reflects on a River Turned Orange

As I sped across the US-550 Bridge, I stretched my neck to catch one last glimpse of the water. Some places don’t need a lot of time to leave their mark. Some rivers carve right into you.