Catching up with Dave Freeman and fellow Minnesota adventurer Paul Schurke, who earlier this month completed a 400-mile canoe descent of the Brazilian Amazon’s storied Rio Roosevelt.
Whitewater legend Lars Holbek died March 13 in his home near Durango, Colorado, after a tumor in his liver spread and became unresponsive to chemotherapy treatment. He was 51. Holbek is survived by his wife, Nancy, his brother, Suren, and parents, Erik and Mimi. Plans for a memorial service or contributions in Holbek’s name had […]
Paddling Prevails Over Stormy Economy at Northeast Paddlesports and Outdoor Expo Paddling and outdoor enthusiasts didn’t let stormy economic waters slow them down at the 1st Annual Northeast Paddlesports and Outdoor Expo, the first major outdoor expo and sale in the country. Over 2,500 consumers descended on the Saratoga City Center in Saratoga Springs, New […]
Kokatat Joins “Go Wild” Inside Passage Kayak Expedition Raising awareness and funds to support threatened wild salmon Arcata, CA In May 2009, Apryle Craig and Phil Magistro will be embarking on a sea kayaking expedition along the British Columbia coast to examine and document the effects of salmon farming on the environment and coastal communities. […]
In what has become an unending stream of huck(ing) – seemingly, to the point of nauseam – another kayaker, this time Brazilian Pedro Olivia, has reportedly broken the waterfall world record on Brazil’s Rio Sacre. The mark has been previously held, and often still claimed, by legends like Sean Baker, Corran Addison, Shannon Carroll, Tao […]
Nova Craft crafts fresh new designs These boats can be viewed in person at the Canoecopia show in Madison, WI from March 13-15. Nova Craft Canoe has a history of improving canoe design, be it structural for improved hydrodynamics or compositional for improved efficiency. Not stopping there, the production staff at Nova Craft has experimented […]
Talk about Drago. How healthy is this company? Do you feel you’ve carved a healthy niche in the industry? Is there any way that Drago could be next in line to go out of business or should we feel secure this brand is here to stay? Dragorossi is a small brand in one of Europe’s […]
3 Questions with Corran Addison As many in the paddlesports world already know, Riot Kayaks’ parent company, Voodoo Technologies Inc. has declared bankruptcy, signaling an end to the Riot era (for now). Canoe and Kayak has conducted a series of interviews with those involved in the company at the time of the bankruptcy, and those […]
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3 Questions with Steve Fisher When Riot’s parent company, Voodoo Technologies, filed for bankruptcy, the rumors started flying. Mismanagement, underhanded business tactics, credit dodging – just a few of the colorful adjectives used to describe Riot’s fall. So we had to do what we do: find the real story. While former Voodoo owner Jeff Rivest […]
The second Spring Paddle Florida event is scheduled for March 19-26, 2009. In our spring event last year, over 160 paddlers enjoyed camping, paddling, campfires and camaraderie while paddling 123 miles on Florida’s majestic Suwannee River. Participants bring their own camping gear and boats and paddle each day on the Suwannee. Before and after each […]
WENONAH CANOE FEATURED ON TV PROGRAM HOW IT’S MADE Wenonah Canoe Inc. hosted the production team for the popular T.V. program “How It’s Made” in June 2008. The How It’s Made producers filmed the step-by-step process of how a Wenonah Kevlar Ultra-Light canoe is built by hand. After 10 hours of filming in the Winona, […]
Arcata, CA – In March 2009, Diego Lamas, Agustin and Luis Garcia Albarido will attempt for the first time to paddle the entire length of Argentina, a distance of more than 4,000 nautical miles. Starting at La Quiaca, a little town settled at 14,000ft in the northern Andes Mountains, the team will cycle and paddle […]