Catching up with Mike Dawson, 25, coming off his recent win at the Teva Mountain Games and currently looking ahead to his first Olympics representing New Zealand, plus video of his epic slalom practice course back home in New Zealand.
Film trailer and the trip report from the diplomatic return trip to the Rio Copon-Chixoy in Guatemala, where Mayan villagers detained an international expedition intending to paddle the remote jungle river this January.
Isaac Levinson and Evan Garcia secured the win at this weekend’s Little White Salmon Race, the first stage of the Association of Whitewater Professionals’ 2012 Whitewater World Series. Read more about Levinson, from our June issue, see a 2012 Series preview video and calendar of stage events.
Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com. Here in Episode Two, Coffey covers group dynamics.
The annual Teva Mountain Games is here again, and will kick off at 10:00 am tomorrow, Thursday, May 31, with the (in)famous Homestake Creek Race near Vail, Colo.
On March 20, 2011, Jason Craig, the 17-year-old reigning freestyle kayak junior world champion, struck a rock at the base of an unnamed 30-footer on California’s Dry Creek, shattering his pelvis, smashing his spine and rupturing his dural sac. In the year that followed, Craig used kayaking as motivation and tool in learning to walk again. In this exclusive C&K film, Jason takes us inside his trying recovery.
Ever wonder what it’d be like to run Class V at night? Well, this video is probably as close you’re going to get to experiencing it without actually trying it (and we don’t recommend that).
An inside look at the sixth annual Cal-Salmon Race—a grassroots event held each May on California’s Class IV-V Nordheimer stretch.
C&K’s exclusive interview with Mike Lynch, who’s new film documents the 45 days he spent paddling the 740-mile long Northern Forest Canoe Trail last summer.
A free 48-hour online screening of Chris Gallaway’s new film about paddling on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Five years ago, Adam Chappell had only dabbled in flatwater when he saw YouTube clips of kayakers at Buseater and taught himself to loop in his backyard pool. Now a rising talent in freestyle kayaking’s competitive ranks, Chappell walks you through his first go-to trick sequence in this Virtual Coach installment that can help you build a routine for your summer festival contest of choice.
Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com. Here in Episode One, Coffey covers the gear essentials you need to get started.
An exclusive interview with filmmaker Chris Gallaway about boating and filming on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Rafting hasn’t been able to enjoy much time in the limelight, but filmmakers Ryan Scott and Han Hoomans are looking to change that with the release of ‘Habitat’ this Friday, May 5.
NRS and Forge Motion Pictures’ new five-part short film series, Of Souls+Water, premiering this Saturday, April 28, isn’t your typical paddling flick. It actually tells a story (while still showing folks paddling the gnar too. Don’t worry).
Vitamin D unexpectedly struck the annual Northwest Creeking Competition with a blanket of sunshine that had competitors and spectators dazed with disbelief.
The late Charlie Beavers first paddled through this keyhole to oblivion, surviving a piton halfway down the 60-foot falls. Thinking that more is better, Dan Simenc and Tyler Allyn gave it a go last spring at a full-on juicy level.