In November, C&K Associate Editor Dave Shively and Art Director Robert Zaleski paddled more than 100 miles on the great Mississippi River from Helena, Arkansas to Arkansas City. Along the way they dodged whirlpools and barges, camped on the expansive sandy beaches left from the receding water and most importantly, met some iconic characters. Here […]
Paddling videographer Bryan Smith introduces us to his friend Paul Kuthe, a canoeing/sea kayaking/whitewater paddling everyman with a poignant story and a plan for this season—to paddle the Butze tidal rapids in British Columbia. This is the first of three episodes.
“As part of its new Canoe Movie, Lunch Video Magazine visited the Ain’t Louie Fest on the Tellico River in Tennessee-named for the incomparable Michael “Louis” Lewis http://www.canoekayak.com/canoe/michael-louie-lewis/. Viva la open boat!”
A foot of snow is big deal in North Carolina. For Asheville’s Nathan Zumwalt, another big dump this season meant that lightning struck twice for western NC’s resident downhill snow canoeists who aren’t about to wait for things like melting snow to go boating (for Round One, click here).
World Champion kayaker Ken Whiting explains that the rudder isn’t just there to help you turn your kayak. It’s principal purpose is actually very different and relates to a key boat handling characteristic that all paddlers should understand.
USACK Executive Director Joe Jacobi checks in with a Holiday update on everything paddling including Oklahoma City’s new whitewater park, new USACK sponsorship deals and women’s canoeing becoming a full medal event at world championship competitions.