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The Lighter Side of the Slave River Paddlefest

Video: The Lighter Side of Slave River Paddlefest

The Slave River Paddlefest is held every August on the mighty Slave River near Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada. The Slave is known as a high-volume whitewater river, but the festival is not[...]

Industry Update: Astral Appoints Christie Dobson VP of Sales and Marketing

Industry Update: Astral Appoints Christie Dobson VP of Sales and Marketing

March 20, 2015 – Asheville, NC – Growing at an increasingly fluid speed, aquatic footwear innovator, Astral, is jumping into the season with the introduction of a new VP of Sales and Marketing. Lo[...]

Video: Nick Troutman tearing up the White Nile

Video: Nick Troutman tearing up the White Nile

This great POV and drone footage proves that freestyle kayaking can still be thrilling to watch and that some destinations never get old. Nick Troutman is in Uganda surfing the White Nile’s famo[...]

Industry News: L.L.Bean buoys Maine Island Trail with $100,000 endowment gift

Industry News: L.L.Bean buoys Maine Island Trail with $100,000 endowment gift

Press Release: FREEPORT, ME:  In 1987, long before “public/private ventures” became fashionable, L.L.Bean issued a small grant to create a Maine Island Trail Association, in partnership with the [...]

Kayaking India: An Untapped Whitewater Paradise

Kayaking India: An Untapped Whitewater Paradise

By James Smith In early 2014, a plan forged from late night messages and beer mat scribbles snowballed into the biggest and most rewarding expedition any of us had ever attempted. Over six months, mem[...]

Advice on an Adirondack Escape

Advice on an Adirondack Escape

Last October I spent five days engulfed in the beauty of the Adirondack Mountains, paddling the lakes of the Saint Regis Canoe Area with a couple good friends. This was our first overnight paddling ex[...]

Review: Watershot Waterproof LED Lighting

Review: Watershot Waterproof LED Lighting

By Aaron Schmidt Over the past fall and winter I was fortunate to test two different waterproof video lighting setups. My main goal was to see if these lights, originally designed for video work, coul[...]

Alaska’s Susitna River: Threatened Paddling Classics

Alaska’s Susitna River: Threatened Paddling Classics

#6: The Susitna River World-class whitewater in the shadow of Denali By Todd Wells In 1972, a solitary Walt Blackadar paddled into a wildly turbulent Class V gorge in Alaska. His goal: to become the[...]

Amazing Flash Flood Video from Westwater Canyon

Amazing Flash Flood Video from Westwater Canyon

Twice we tried to skirt the waterfall on canyon right but could not break the river wide eddy fence created by the large standing waves pushing across canyon left to right. We tucked into a small eddy[...]

Industry Updates: Jackson Kayaks Ships New Zen River Running Creekboat

Industry Updates: Jackson Kayaks Ships New Zen River Running Creekboat

Press Release Sparta, TN – A new river running creekboat hybrid from the leading whitewater manufacturer aims at delivering on the Urban Dictionary definition of its serene name. Jackson Kayak[...]