Eugene Buchanan

93 Articles by: Eugene Buchanan
State of the Sea Kayak Sector

State of the Sea Kayak Sector: Necky discontinued, Eddyline sold

The sea kayak industry heads into unknown waters as Johnson Outdoors discontinues Necky Kayaks and Eddyline Kayaks sells to employee management team, while startups look to the crowd.

Chase for the Salmon Speed Record

Chase for the Salmon Speed Record

A 24-hour rowing attempt at the distance paddling world record by Idaho rafters Jon Barker, Ian Faurot and Shane Moser broke the distance record, setting a new 282-mile mark by using a single cataraf[...]

Bradt, Serrasolses, and Wells brothers Set New 24-Hour Distance Record on Idaho’s Salmon

Whitewater kayakers break 24-hour distance record linking high-water Idaho runs

This weekend, expedition kayakers Tyler Bradt, Aniol Serrasolses, and brothers Todd and Brendan Wells paddled nearly 300 miles of continuous whitewater to set a new 24-hour distance world record by li[...]

Dane Jackson, Nouria Newman win Mountain Games’ Steep Creek Championship in Vail

Dane Jackson, Nouria Newman win Mountain Games’ Steep Creek Championship in Vail

Call it the Dane Games? That’s how it started off for Jackson Kayak paddler Dane Jackson, who kayaked his way to first place in Thursday’s Coors Light Steep Creek Championship on Homestake Creek a[...]

Kellogg Contingent Highlights U.S. Freestyle Kayaking National Championship

Kellogg Contingent Highlights U.S. Freestyle Kayaking National Championship

Chattahoochee River competition in Columbus, Ga., yields wins for Palmer (Men) and Levknecht (Women), while Kellogg family places six members in finals of the 2017 freestyle kayaking national champion[...]

Catching Up With New Confluence Outdoor CEO Richard Krause

Q&A with Confluence CEO Rich Krause

Interview with new Confluence Outdoor CEO and president Rich Krause, two months after taking the reins of the world’s largest paddlesports company, following the departure of long-time CEO Sue Rechn[...]

Dolores Flow Schedule Released, Sending Colorado Paddlers Scrambling

Dolores Flow Schedule Released, Sending Colorado Paddlers Scrambling

Kayakers, rafters, standup paddlers and whitewater river rats of all stripes are rearranging travel and work plans in Colorado to take advantage of the best river flows their beloved Dolores River has[...]

Return of the Kern: California Braces for Booming Paddling Season

Return of the Kern: California Braces for Booming Paddling Season

For outfitters on California’s Kern River, and other rivers across the state, it’s go time, thanks to near-record snowfall and rain that have swelled water storage to its highest level in decades[...]

National Paddling Film Fest Hits Kentucky Feb. 17-18

National Paddling Film Fest Hits Kentucky Feb. 17-18

Siskel and Ebert, eat your heart out. It’s time to get your cinematic paddling juices flowing again, while benefiting American Whitewater, at the 35th-annual National Paddling Film Festival, to be h[...]

LUNA Sandals Wins Kokatat’s fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Awards

LUNA Sandals Wins Kokatat’s fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Awards

A footwear company won the title, hands down. LUNA Sandals was named the overall winner of the fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award, sponsored by Kokatat, as announced at this year’s Outdoo[...]