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Destination: The Green River’s Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons

Most of the Southwest’s canyon floats involve serious whitewater. What makes this section of the Green River perfect for sinking into “River Time” is that it dives deep into that rock-wall dimension, but the current stays benign the entire route, a no-brainer for open canoes or touring kayaks. The other draw is that the potential […]

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Kayaking Camcorders with Simon Willis

10.29.2009

Kayaking Camcorders with Simon Willis Ex-BBC Videographer Simon Willis, who shot and edited the new DVD, Sea Kayak with Gordon Brown, offers suggestions for videoing sea kayaking. Cameras and water don’t mix. Sadly that goes double for camcorders. A tiny amount of moisture can trigger the internal sensor inside and you’ll not be able to […]

Another Boater On The TODAY Show

10.27.2009

Luke Spencer runs Washington’s Outlet Falls

Trolling with Live Bait

10.23.2009

Trolling live bait is one of the most effective ways to land fish from a kayak. In this episode of Kayak Fishing: Game On, Jim Sammons provides valuable tips on how to go live and live large.

HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE

10.22.2009

HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE North Carolina’s Green Race a down home classic The torrential rains that kept classic southeastern U.S. rivers running well into the fall means the locals will be all the tougher to beat at the Green River Narrows Race on November 7. “The phrase has been ‘the southeast is back,’” says Chris Gragtmans, […]

Water Baby: Ruth Gordon on freestyle, life and SUP

10.20.2009

Water Baby: Ruth Gordon on freestyle, life and SUP Canadian freestyle kayaker Ruth Gordon has quietly made a name for herself as one of the world’s best competitive paddlers. In the past five years, she’s scored podium finishes in all of the biggest events, including a gold medal at the 2007 World Championships on Buseater, […]

The Scottish Guru

10.16.2009

Once described as ‘Sea kayaking’s Obe-Wan Kenobi’, Gordon Brown owns and runs Skyak Adventures with his wife Morag on the Isle of Skye, off Scotland’s west coast.

Taylor Robertson SUP

10.16.2009

Taylor Robertson takes Stand Up Paddling to the river on the North Fork of the Feather River.

Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship

10.14.2009

Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, Oetztal Valley, Austria–Slowly the sun rises above the trees to warm the valley floor on this wonderful Indian summer day. It’s finals time during the 3rd Annual Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship and 48 athletes are waiting for their runs down the famous “Wellerbruecke” […]

Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship Gallery

10.14.2009

It’s finals time during the 3rd Annual Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship and 48 athletes are waiting for their runs down the famous “Wellerbruecke” section of the Oetz river.

Back to the Amazon

10.09.2009

When Canadian filmmaker Chris Forde paddled the Mississippi River with Don and Dana Starkell a few summers ago, he couldn’t help but feel he was part of the original 1980 father and son journey from Winnipeg, Manitoba to the mouth of the Amazon River. “They were pretty much using the same equipment they had on […]

C&K On Assignment

10.07.2009

C&K On Assignment Wabakimi Provincial Park Imagine a tract of roadless wilderness the size of the Boundary Waters and Quetico combined that’s laced with whitewater rivers and interconnected lakes, peppered with smoothrock campsites and is home to one of North America’s most southerly herds of woodland caribou. At 2.2 million acres, northwestern Ontario’s Wabakimi Provincial […]

Wet Dream Result Trailer

10.07.2009

This is the trailer for the full video, “Wet Dream Result,” a film of vast importance to all humanity, and a tribute to those who push the limits so hard that the limits are like, “Ow! Stop pushing me!”

Kayak Fishing Tales Episode 19 – Getting Back on the Horse

10.02.2009

Get back on your kayak if you swim

Outdoor Retailer Moves to back to August

10.02.2009

Outdoor Retailer Moves to back to August Organizer announces discounts for paddlesports companies San Diego, Calif. – This week Nielsen Business Media and the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) Paddle Council announced that Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (OR) will move from July to the first week in August 2010. Boat exhibitors also will receive discounted booth […]

The Hurricane Riders | Pushing Sea Kayaking to the Edge

10.01.2009

The Hurricane Riders Pushing Sea Kayaking to the Edge Like so many nefarious plans, the idea for The Hurricane Riders was hatched in a Volkswagen Van. In January 2008, after a stormy day paddling off West Vancouver’s Ambleside Beach, sea kayak instructors James Dunderdale and Marty Perry took shelter in Dunderdale’s bus, where they passed […]

Rivers Revolution

09.23.2009

Rivers Revolution Mark Angelo never imagined that by rounding up some paddler friends and rafting British Columbia’s Thompson River on a September afternoon in 1980 he’d start a global environmental movement. “We cleaned up garbage and debris from the river and hired a tug to pull some old car wrecks off the river banks,” says […]

CARING FOR THE COAST

09.17.2009

CARING FOR THE COAST Decades’ old marine sanctuary proposal revived A 29-year-old plan that would extend the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary on California’s central coast to include the waters of San Luis Bay is experiencing a revival—in part due to paddler support. Kayak surfer, sea kayaker and videographer Vincent Shay has partnered with the Surfrider […]

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