Author Archives: "Shari Yee"
The weather may have dropped a bomb on the 25th anniversary of the Santa Cruz Paddle Fest but longtime competitor Vincent Shay says it couldn’t spoil the festivities for the surf kayakers and standup paddlers who came to the infamous break at Steamer’s Lane last weekend to paddle and party.
Kirk Albert Walter Wipper: 1923-2011. For Kirk Wipper, a canoe was a piece of living history. It spoke of aboriginal and European builders, of designs inspired by geography and building materials, and of the movement of people across North American waterways, and, ultimately, the preservation of wild canoe country. A canoe was meant to be paddled—as a means of discovering history firsthand.
Gear For The Ages In the annuals of design, ideas come and go. But these innovations changed the face of paddling forever. No River For Old Men A group of over-the-hill canoeists challenge one of the West’s most remote rivers, the East Fork of the Owyhee How To Stern rudder and pack for a multi-day [...]
Corpus Christi Paddle Prix & Rally Registration ends October 22 CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – (October 20, 2010) The 2010 Corpus Christi Paddle Prix & Rally is the Mayor’s Fitness Council’s signature event designed to encourage everyone to stay fit while enjoying the vast natural resources the Coastal Bend has to offer. It will be held [...]
World-class traditional paddlers to join hundreds of kayakers from Pacific Northwest and beyond for Kayak Academy’s first annual Greenland Week competition and training Issaquah, WA – Paddlers from across the region and the world are traveling to the Seattle area this October for Greenland Week, a celebration of traditional kayaking skills being held from Saturday, [...]
THE BEST OF PADDLING The racers, the explorers, the locales, the feelings. C&K explores everything that makes paddling great. INTO THE RAINCOAST Kayaking’s always burlier in B.C. C&K’s Dave Shively explores the softer side aboard the kayak mothership Columbia III. How To Pack for an unplanned overnight, and how to run dry in your canoe. [...]
Innovators Canoe & Kayak celebrates those who took a chance. Ruby’s River Each Kesselheim child has celebrated the onset of adulthood with a river trip. How To Roll a sea kayak and perfect your forward stroke. Dirtbag Diaries Exploring California’s Channel Islands Unfiltered Whitewater expedition legend Mick Hopkinson on gnar, loss, and the Whitewater Hall [...]