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The Olek Doba Kayak Mission Nears Completion

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.

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Boater shot: Good aim, poor impulse control

10.28.2008

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 […]

The Range Life Discovers New Steep Creek, BC

10.27.2008

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 […]

Skookumchuck Rapids: Tandem kayaking

10.27.2008

Tandem riders from Hurricaneriders.com are paddling a Delta 20T tandem sea kayak in Skookumchuck…A first???

Skookumchuck Rapids: Kayak Collision

10.27.2008

On a fine sunny day at Skookumchuck, two kayaker’s from Deep Cove Kayaks collide into each other while testing out a Delta 16 and 17.

Mayor’s Cup Race Day

10.24.2008

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 […]

Kayaking to Save the Albatross

10.22.2008

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 […]

Women on the Adirondack Ponds

10.17.2008

Adirondack N.Y.- a canoe adventure to embrace a pocket of paradise.

Women on the Adirondack Ponds Gallery

10.17.2008

Adirondack N.Y.- a canoe adventure to embrace a pocket of paradise.

OMG!! Boater Tops Cosmo Hotlist!

10.16.2008

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 […]

Cosmo Hunk Brad Ludden’s Extreme Kayaking Workout

10.16.2008

Brad Ludden describes his exercise regime

Squirt boating at Fascination Alley

10.16.2008

Gettin’ down with squirtboaters on the Cheat River, West Virginia.

Cali Burnt Ranch Festival

10.16.2008

The Cali Burn Fest Rocked: Here’s proof. Photos from C&K art director Robert Zaleski and intern Brandon Gonski.

The Cali Burn Fest

10.15.2008

Three C&K staffers come back burnt

Extrasport X-posed Hoodie

10.14.2008

Extrasport X-posed Hoodie, $225 Can one jacket possibly take the place of a separate raincoat and spray top in your gear bag? This Extrasport X-Posed Hoodie might be the one that does it all—our tester wore it kayak touring during a rain-soaked week in Alaska and even skiing in the Andes. The waterproof, breathable 2.5-layer […]

Slalom World Series a Home Run

10.10.2008

Last weekend, western Maryland wrapped up the international slalom racing season with the final event of the “Canoe Slalom World Series” at Adventure Sports International, the world’s only mountaintop artificial whitewater slalom course The World Series is a new five-race whitewater slalom series with the goal of expanding the number of high-quality international races beyond […]

Kokatat Meridian GMER Model Drysuit

10.09.2008

On of the biggest sources of boater jealousy at any put-in, be it river or ocean, is the drysuit. If you have one, you’re a pimp. If you don’t, you’ve got pimp envy. I put the Kokatat Meridian GMER Drysuit through the paces during a long Washington winter and spring, boating class V snowmelt. While […]

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

10.06.2008

Words and Photos by Jeff Kinney Sweat spiked with sunblock dribbles down my face and stings my eyes as the sun hammers me and everything else in Eastern Maryland’s Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. It’s 96 degrees, and the air is so saturated with moisture that I just might need gills. But the searing heat isn’t […]

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