By Katie McKy Photos and Captions by Harold Murphy Harold Murphy is a septuagenarian who surprises. You might have ridden a bus, train, or plane with him, not realizing that the affable paddler’s Innova Safari inflatable kayak is packed in the cargo bin, waiting to carry him on yet another adventure. Murphy has his Safari […]
Russell Henry, the 22-year-old sea kayaking superstar from Canada, shatters the speed record for paddling around Vancouver Island.
The Yukon government has opened 80 percent of the Yukon’s Peel River Watershed to resource exploration. Six artists aim to capture the region’s beauty before it’s gone.
Inside the exploratory first descent of Rock Creek Gorge, a gem buried deep in the heart of the Cascades where paddlers have been systematically hunting for runnable whitewater over the last two decades.
Hard lessons learned from Matt Krizan’s 36-day expedition paddling the entire Pacific coastline of California, from the June 2014 issue of C&K.
By Eugene Buchanan Your local eddies might be a little light this weekend. Most of the world’s top paddlers will be stretching their sprayskirts on in Vail, Colo., for the GoPro Mountain Games, one of the country’s largest celebrations of outdoor sports. In all, amateur and professional athletes from nine sports and 25 disciplines will […]
20-year-old Australian adventurer Chris Hayward stood on the summit of Mt. Kosciuszko, becoming the first and likely last person to ascend the full length of Australia’s Murray River system.
Victoria, B.C. local Russell Henry plans to race 740 miles around Vancouver Island in an attempt to break Colin Angus’s 2011 speed record.
A day-to-day, POV-shot look into Brad Tallent and Austin Graham’s seven months spent paddling 3,000 miles from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico with the trailer to the forthcoming documentary to their ‘Gulf to Gulf Odyssey.’
Mike Bezemek “Is dangerous coast,” says Francesco. He points north across turquoise sea toward the shadowy coastal mountains we will reach tomorrow. “Cinque-cento meters.” He sets down his paddle and lifts his palms. “Up. From the sea.” Floating next to him, I convert Castilian-influenced Italiano into Español, then English, then from metric to feet. “Fifteen-hundred […]
There’s a moment on any kayak trip when it all becomes worth it. The writer is learning just when that moment is on the Sardinia White Coast.
During his adventure kayaking Sardinia’s White Coast, the writer asks whether the sardines are named after the location. He gets his answer.
One paddler explores the lore and mystery of the bayou, seeking to find a fitting explanation of paddling’s greatest undefined body of water.
A video update from the Brazil 9000 Expedition. Gareth Jones and Aaron Chervenak, who are attempting a paddling and pedaling human-powered expedition across Brazil, detail the completion of their 2000-mile pack-canoe transit of the Amazon basin from north to south.
Under threatening twilight skies, sea kayaker Aleksander Doba arrived in Port Canaveral, Fla., yesterday at 7:20 p.m., after a 5,400-mile crossing of the Atlantic Ocean that began Oct. 5, 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Madawaska Kanu Centre teaches that family fun can begin and grow on the river, with experiences the whole family should share. Sorry, Disneyland!
An extraordinary experiment is underway in a parched corner of northern Mexico where the Colorado River goes to die.