Reel of the Year

Black Canyon: The Next Generation
Cloud Level Media

Pushing the limits of Class V boating in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
Canoe Movie 2: Uncharted Waters
Amongst It

The sequel to 2010’s groundbreaking Canoe Movie includes more jaw-dropping whitewater canoeing footage from across North America, including first canoe descents of Colorado steep creeks and North Carolina’s notorious Toxaway River.
Chasing Water
Pete McBride / Forge Motion Pictures

Former National Geographic photojournalist Pete McBride decides to follow the water from his family ranch in Western Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, telling the story of the Colorado River, and the lifeblood of the American West.
I Just Love to Paddle
Marta Czajkowska

67 year-old Nappy Napoleon and five friends attempt to cross nine Hawaiian channels, almost 240 miles, in six consecutive days, in one-man outrigger canoes.
Kayak Fishing: Game On 4
The Heliconia Press

The fourth film in an inspiring kayak fishing series that follows Jim Sammons around the world on his hunt for big fish.
The Pipedreams Project
Ryan Vande

Three kayakers paddle the length of B.C.’s pristine coast to connect and engage citizens about the risks posed by the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. Gateway Pipeline.
Slippery When Wet
Shasta Boyz Productions

The sequel to Wet Dreams, this film takes viewers throughout the United States, Mexico, Hawaii, and Japan, getting to know some of the most talented athletes in the industry.