Last year communities in 18 different states removed 51 outdated or unsafe dams throughout the country, restoring waterways for everyone from fish to floaters.
The latest of the Frank Wolf canoe expeditions was to complete the new—and crazy hard—400-mile route across the wilderness of Labrador and northern Quebec.
Paddlers are pre-disposed to shoulder injuries, but paddlers can avoid them. Athlete Kim Becker offers five savvy shoulder tips hone paddle stroke.
Walter White and Los Pollos Hermanos have nothing on the Chinese kayak industry. Officials in Sydney, Australia reported on Wednesday that police had intercepted 183 kilos of methamphetamine in a shipment of sit-on-top kayaks from China. They arrested five people. The customs officials were inspecting a shipment of 27 kayaks when they discovered bundles of […]
About the Photo John Rathwell took the photo on May 16, 2013, one day before the Ottawa XL started. The athlete Ben Marr is surfing Ruins Wave, Ottawa River in Ottawa Ontario Canada. Rathwell always shoots a few motion blurs of big wave surfing. He loves how the slow shutter gives the viewer a better […]
C&K contributor Mike Bezemek learns an important lesson during his swim and kayak carnage. Sometimes, it’s just a hunk of plastic.
By Grant Lipman One of the most common dislocations is the shoulder. This is especially true for paddling. The following offers a simple breakdown of what a shoulder dislocation looks like and how to relieve it. This instructional is not a substitute for actual wilderness first aid training, which we highly recommend all paddlers pursue. […]
Darrell Gardner did an 8.5-year, 6,000-mile expedition from the Mexico border to the Arctic Ocean, including an epic kayak journey. Here’s how he did it.
Jackson Kayaks is definitely on to something with the combination of sporty and roomy in its Jackson Fun Runner 70.
Foreword The Big One Crossing Baffin Welcome to the burliest double-date ever. Put In Family Matters Aquaphile The Art of the Hitch Gear Back to Classics
Conor Mihell A crescent of sand over 120 miles off the coast of Nova Scotia has legendary status in the Canadian Maritimes. Sable Island is known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic.” Pieces of the Andrea Gail, a fishing vessel that sunk in 1991’s “Perfect Storm,” were discovered on the island—adding to its infamy in […]
We’ve scoured the country to find the most ardent group of New Years Day paddlers we could, who every year ring in the new year with a dip of the paddle blade.
This story featured in our 40th anniversary issue, which debuted in March 2013.
To those athletes who lose the sport they love to paralyzing injury, High Fives Foundation offers a new sport in surfing and physical therapy.
Kayaker Jaime Sharp wants his series on kayak New Zealand to answer humanity’s oldest question: “why do we choose the paths we do and what gives us meaning?”
The Iron X is the lowest-priced camera in our test sample, and it provides high-definition POV performance at the relatively affordable entry point of about $250.
This fall, the team at Canoe & Kayak subjected the newest and best waterproof POV cameras to a side-by-side comparison. We wanted to focus our test on how these cameras work in real-world paddling situations, without relying on tables full of specs and arcane tech jargon. We wanted to let the cameras speak for themselves through […]