On Saturday afternoon, April 19, Polish adventurer Aleksander “Olek” Doba officially completed his second successful trans-Atlantic crossing by sea kayak. We go behind the scenes of the 67-year-old’s eventful waterfront landfall in New Smyrna Beach Fla., to hear from Doba and his closest team of closest supporters to get some questions answered about the 167-day, 6,000-plus-mile crossing.
Exploring Effects of Global Warming on the Antarctic Coast In December 2008, Cristian Donoso, Juan Pablo Ortega and Roger Rovira will travel to the Antarctic Peninsula to make a 550-mile self-supported kayak journey to the Palmer Archipelago and the Danco Coast to study wildlife density and explore the effects of global warming on the Antarctic […]
Anthony Yap has been going big in Bliss-Stick kayaks for a decade. This week, the Australian native bid adieu to the New Zealand company in the following press release: “After 10 year’s of paddling in Bliss-Stick boats, I’m sad to say that next year I will be moving on. I just wanted to take this […]
Story By Bart Pfankuch PARRISH ‹ A boater whose engine wake turned over a canoe on the Manatee River Sunday afternoon was shot in the buttocks after one of the canoeists fired a gun in retaliation for being swamped, authorities said. The incident happened around 5:15 p.m. Sunday near the Fort Hamer boat landing on […]
Story and Photos by: The Range Life They first discovered the canyon on an aerial scout of the Upper Squamish back in 2005, but it took 7 different scouting missions to determine if the run was navigable. In 2007 they put on the creek and discovered a incredible series of waterfalls that lead into a […]
Words and Photos by: Jessie Stone October 19th in New York City is from here on out the Official Mayor’s Cup Day thanks to Mayor Bloomberg. This year the Able/Disable class was added and 5 teams entered. In the past, we had done the Able/Disable marathon as an independent race, but it was very exciting […]
Story by: Lisa Beckstead of Kokatat.com In January 2009 Hayley Shephard, a kiwi now residing on the West Coast of Canada, will attempting the very first solo sea kayak circumnavigation of South Georgia Island in efforts to help save the Albatross. Behind the scenes of soaring Albatross is the insidiously slow, almost invisible loss of […]
Kayaker Brad Ludden has just been named Cosmopolitan magazine’s world’s sexiest bachelor. Yeah, that Brad Ludden—the one who used to be famous just for running the planet’s gnarliest gnar and founding one of the paddling world’s worthiest charities. Now slutty women the world over will know his story too: Professional paddler. Chiseled abs and smoldering […]