Shari Yee

Shari Yee

Shari is a Web Producer and Event Project Manager for all GrindMedia titles such as SURFER, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Surfing, Powder, Bike, Canoe & Kayak, and SUP Magazines.

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Bolivia’s Rio Altamachi by Makeshift Raft

03.30.2011 //

In Autumn 2009, Natasza Szalajska and I descended Bolivia’s Rio Tuichi on a self-made raft. We had gathered lots of information about the river from the Internet, like how it makes its way right through the middle of the Madidi National Park; how the canyon is unusually beautiful…

Mark your calendar for Bay-to-Gulf SUP Race

03.30.2011 //

Stand-Up Paddleboarders, fitness enthusiasts and watersport lovers can mark their calendar for Lee County Parks & Recreation’s first-ever SUP race, set for May 1 at Bunche Beach Preserve in south Fort Myers.

Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival Names Canoe & Kayak as Presenting Sponsor

03.29.2011 //

The Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival recently announced its new partnership with Canoe & Kayak magazine. This year’s festival weekend is scheduled for November 3-6. Since 2005, the popular Southwest Florida event has offered seminars, on-water instruction, demos, races, movies and social events to an eager audience of kayakers.

Paddlesport Industry Veterans Realize Their Dream

03.28.2011 //

After managing MTI Adventurewear for the Takashina family for nearly a decade, paddlesport industry veterans Lili and Gordon Colby purchased the company from them in February

Kayak Fishing Tales: Safely Landing and Releasing Pike

03.28.2011 //

Demonstrating proper techniques for landing and releasing pike from a kayak. Another webisode from the Kayak Fishing Tales crew: In this episode Jeff Goudreau explains the proper method for safely landing and releasing pike from a kayak.

Port Angeles Kayak Symposium returns for 11th year

03.28.2011 //

From April 15th through the 17th, 300+ sea kayakers, standup paddleboarders and prospective newbies to the sport are expected on Hollywood Beach for the Port Angeles Kayak Symposium

PPA Announces Free Paddling Passport For 9th Graders

03.28.2011 //

Professional Paddlesports Association Working with US Paddling Outfitters to Provide Passport for Free Paddling for 9th Graders!

Photos: Santa Cruz Paddle Fest 2011

03.25.2011 //

Photos from the 2011 Santa Cruz Paddle Fest

The Santa Cruz Stoke

03.25.2011 //

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.

Remembering a Canadian Canoehead

03.23.2011 //

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.

Video: Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium Highlights

03.23.2011 //

On the water with for a San Francisco paddling symposium. Video highlights from the Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium…

Ageless Wonder: Harry Cox

03.21.2011 //

Going as strong as he is puts Harry Cox, age 61, in pretty select company. But, in fact, his accomplishments and zeal for life elevates him—a sort of Dean of Atlantic Canadian Kayaking—to a class all his own.

La Push Pummel Gallery

03.18.2011 //

Photos from the La Push Pummel surf kayak gathering

To Save a Wooden Canoe: Part III

03.18.2011 //

Affixing an old canoe’s second skin

Poking Around at Canoecopia 2011

03.17.2011 //

Inside the arena at Madison, Wisconsin’s “World’s Largest Paddle Sports Expo”

Powder Hole First Descent Gallery

03.04.2011 //

First descent of Powder Hole

The Unlimited Dusi Canoe Marathon 2011

02.23.2011 //

Images from South Africa’s legendary three-day kayak marathon

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