Dave Shively

Dave Shively

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Faces of Rey del Rio

11.28.2014 //

In Mountain Mind Collective’s following Quick Flick, competitor Todd Wells captures a few of the colorful characters (and highlights) from the 2014 Rey del Rio Waterfall World Championships’ talented international roster of 18 invitees.

Pat Keller claims ‘Rey del Rio’ title

11.25.2014 //

Photos from Chiapas, Mexico’s innovative three-event waterfall world championship and result rundown from the ‘Rey del Rio.’

Digital Feature: FUELS GOLD

10.05.2014 //

Paddling through American’s hydro-fracking boom at the high-plains confluence of Big Oil and Big Muddy.

The Art of Skook

10.02.2014 //

Marty Perry from The Hurricane Riders, a Vancouver, B.C.-based crew of sea kayak instructors and longboat limit-pushing paddlers at large, checks in with C&K on the team’s latest film project to share with the ocean kayaking world brought back from the storied tidal narrows at Skookumchuck.

Mountain Mind Collective: ‘Battle of the Susitna’

09.22.2014 //

“Battle of the Susitna,” the latest feature episode from Todd and Brendan Wells’ production company Mountain Mind Collective explores one of Alaska’s premiere whitewater runs, Devil’s Canyon of the Susitna. As the crew journeys into the Susitna via seaplane, and the massive rapids of Devil’s Canyon, the quickly find out the greatest battle is off the river, with a proposed dam on the Susitna.

Slalom Worlds Day 2: Lefevre Into Finals as Hradilek Falters

09.19.2014 //

By Joe Potoczak Another world champion has been dethroned. Vavrinec Hradilek, the 2013 world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist from the Czech Republic, finished his semifinal run in 22nd place, leaving him out of the final and guaranteeing that we will have a new champion in K-1 this year. There’s still a chance that […]

Going Source to Sea on the Missouri-Mississippi

09.15.2014 //

Catching up with Paul Gamache, the second American to paddle the entire length the country’s longest watershed, after 3,900 miles down the the Missouri-Mississippi river system from Montana to the Gulf of Mexico. Gamache’s source-to-sea epic took 78 days to complete.

Smashing Pumpkin Paddling Dreams

09.08.2014 //

Kyle Fox had a dream. All he needed was the right pumpkin.
Fox’s hopes of one day running a river in a giant pumpkin became a reality two weeks ago when a friend and fellow member of the Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers (and Rowers) association cracked a potentially prize 1,200-pounder, thus rendering it ineligible for the club’s official fall Weigh-Off.
So with a can of Expandafoam and helmet cam, Fox and friends headed upriver of Moab, Utah, to change paddling forever.

Big-wave Trials

09.05.2014 //

This year’s annual Labor Day Canada Cup served as Canadian team selection for next year’s ICF Freestyle World Championships — and as a trial run for a 2015 world championship returning to Canada, and to a big-wave feature, for the first time since 2007.

Newman’s Own Stikine

09.02.2014 //

In the latest Mountain Mind Collective Quick Flick, French kayaker Nouria Newman walks us through her successful run through Site Zed, the largest signature rapid on the Grand Canyon of the Stikine, which punctuated the first complete female descent of expedition kayaking’s benchmark run.

Heroes on the Missouri

08.25.2014 //

High water, cool temps and a chance rescue mark the ninth-annual Missouri American Water MR340, paddling’s longest nonstop ultramarathon, lasting 88 hours and 340 miles across the state of Missouri from Kansas City to St. Charles.

August 2014

08.18.2014 //

Foreword Road Tripping The Energy Issue Canoeing through the Bakken Boom Put In Transplants spark US slalom team Opinion Paddling through Climate Change Gear Packing for the NFCT; Solar Goods

2014 C&K Awards Acceptance Videos LIVE

08.09.2014 //

Watch the top moments from the six honorees chosen for the 2014 Canoe & Kayak Awards: Pat Keller, Sage Donnelly, Janet Moreland, Aleksander Doba, Team River Runner, and Jamie McEwan

2014 Canoe & Kayak Awards Results

08.07.2014 //

Aleksander Doba’s Expedition of the Year headlines the night of winners for the 2014 Canoe & Kayak Awards presented by NRS.

The countdown begins …

08.06.2014 //

The clock is ticking down to when we open the envelopes for the 2014 Canoe & Kayak Awards presented by NRS, starting tomorrow, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. in Salt Lake City. We’ve counted your votes and we’ll announce this year’s six winners.

Return to the Rio Roosevelt

07.25.2014 //

Catching up with Dave Freeman and fellow Minnesota adventurer Paul Schurke, who earlier this month completed a 400-mile canoe descent of the Brazilian Amazon’s storied Rio Roosevelt.

Grand Canyon Alone

07.22.2014 //

‘Why Rush Through Paradise’ explores the longest continuous wilderness river in the Lower 48 through the solo experience of paddler-filmmaker John Nestler, while weaving in the perspective of prominent Grand Canyon boaters.

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