Last weekend, more than 150 paddlers celebrate the Willamette River and its new inclusion into the National Water Trail System with the 13th annual Paddle Oregon.
In this installment of Trade Talks, C&K caught up with Shane Benedict at the 2013 Summer Outdoor Retailer to talk about the new Liquidlogic kayak, the Stinger XP.
Harnessing the power of the swell and wind doesn’t require a whole new kit of gear, but there are a few key things you won’t want to come without when paddling offshore under the tropical Hawaiian sun.
In this installment of Trade Talks, C&K recently caught up with Ted Keyes at the 2013 Summer Outdoor Retailer to talk about the new Delta kayak, the 12S.
Knowing how to paddle is always good, but knowing what to wear for the water can mean the difference between an uncomfortable experience and a great time.
During their quest for the summer of stouts in Washington State, the Demshitz crew faced some epic moments in and out of their boats on the whitewater. Here’s a video of one of the more intense swims, right above Hamma Hamma.
We caught up with team member David Fusilli after their latest video “Demshitz tours Washington’s Stouts” released last Friday. The team found themselves in Washington running—and sometimes swimming—the best whitewater the state had to offer.
The same three friends are back, this time with a better duct tape kayak design and a fundraising effort for another cause.
On July 27, river enthusiasts from across the Northwest gathered on the Columbia River to transform their tiny paddle-powered crafts into powerful tools for protest. The Portland chapter of Rising Tide organized over 800 people for a non-violent direct action on the Columbia River called Summer Heat. The figurative line along the Interstate 5 bridge stated a simple message: end fossil fuel exports from the Columbia River Gorge.
In this installment of Trade Talks, OR, C&K recently caught up with Wayne Jackson at the 2013 Smmer Outdoor Retailer to talk about their new Cobra kayaks, the Super Light Series.
In this installment of Trade Talks, OR, C&K caught up with Mark Hall of Kayak Distribution at the 2013 Smmer Outdoor Retailer to talk about Old Town’s new canoe the Pack Element.
In early August, Avon Lake, Ohio’s PolyOne, the publicly held company that produces the material, announced that it is closing its plants and ceasing production of Royalex, one of the most revolutionary materials to come to the canoeing world since birch bark.
Canadian Olympian Thomas Hall offers tips on how to eat for peak paddling performance. Experimenting on what and when to eat during the safe training times can make the difference on a long trip or competition.
What better way to use old canoes than by recycling them into gardens in the heart of downtown Toronto?
The US Coast Guard has teamed up with Canoe & Kayak to offer tips for staying safe on the water. This month’s installment explores how to paddle around ships in main rivers and harbors.
Entering its third race of the season, the Lozer Cup season grows New England’s whitewater culture.
This tutorial is for those interested in paddling, but have never Here are some of the very basic things to know in order to put on the water safely and know a little about what to do for your very first day in the boat.