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Video: River boarding over 70-ft Outlet Falls

Video: River boarding over 70-ft Outlet Falls

70-foot Outlet Falls, a waterfall that is usually the realm of only the word’s best kayakers, saw its first descent by a river border. Mike McVey, a whitewater kayaker and river border who has p[...]

Video: The Wild President (Trailer)

Video: The Wild President (Trailer)

Did you know that Jimmy Carter has a history of canoeing adrenaline-pumping whitewater? This films is part of the American Rivers 5000-miles project, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wild [...]

Five rewarding careers that leave plenty of time to paddle

Five rewarding careers that leave plenty of time to paddle

A job with benefits, consistent salary, paid time off, and a retirement plan doesn’t have to be 9 to 5 purgatory. It can in fact create more freedom to live, travel, and spend time on the river.

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

Safer Paddling Episode 6: Traffic Rules for Paddlers

ACA-certified instructors Kate Ross Kuthe and Paul Kuthe outline how to safely share the water with other boats in the updated version of this sixth episode in our Safer Paddling series in partnership[...]

Ranking America’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers of 2017

Ranking America’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers of 2017

American Rivers releases its annual list of the 10 most endangered rivers for 2017.

Rivergator Dispatch #3: Whose river?

Rivergator Dispatch #3: Whose river?

By Boyce Upholdt Photos by Chris Battaglia The week began with a bang—or, more accurately, a long and howling windstorm. Around 2:30 on Monday morning, I woke to a tent bending in on itself, victim [...]

Video: This paddler is charging harder with 3 kids and a job

Video: This paddler is charging harder with 3 kids and a job

Paddling whitewater at a high level takes a lot of dedication, and it can be even tougher with a job and kids. Still, LP Rivest, a paddler from Québec, finds the time to shred waves and waterfalls at[...]

Photos: Unlocking Madagascar’s Whitewater

Photos: Unlocking Madagascar’s Whitewater

We'd heard about the "ultra-classic big water" lurking in Madagascar's jungles. But we chose to ignore tales of bushwhacking, monstrous spiders, and brutal portages over subterranean river channels.

Keys to Key Largo

Keys to Key Largo

How to experience the best of the laid-back Florida island’s wildlife-rich paddling adventures on Key Largo.

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

Safer Paddling Series: Plan Your Trip

In Episode 5 of our Safer Paddling Series in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, ACA-certified instructors Kate Ross Kuthe and Paul Kuthe show how to plan a safe and fun paddling trip.