A look at C&K Editor-at-Large Alan Kesselheim’s packing list for his summer sojourn on the portage-studded 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail route from New York to Maine.
2009 Whitewater Standup Paddling Championships Need proof standup paddling is here to stay? The 2009 Whitewater Standup Paddling Championship will go off May 31 in Glenwood Springs, Colo. The event will feature the world’s best river standup paddlers displaying their paddling prowess on the swollen Colorado River. Local CO river SUP guru Charlie MacArthur, owner […]
Video Footage from the 2009 Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival Men’s HP Final
The 4th annual Extremity Games (eX4) is set for July 9-11, 2009 in Michigan. Extremity Games is an extreme sports event including competitions, instructional clinics and exhibitions. Events include skateboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, motocross, kayaking and rock climbing. Extremity Games is organized to raise awareness of the abilities of individuals living with limb loss or […]
The ego can be a funny thing. Especially when it’s inflated. Coming from southern California, surfing the epic breaks in the area, I figured I was ready to take on the top dogs in the surf kayaking world at the 23rd Annual Santa Cruz Surf Kayak Festival last weekend. Let’s just say my balloon got […]
Updated web site for Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail offers new experience The Web site for the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail, located on The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel along southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, now has a fresh look, cutting-edge functionality and interactive capabilities. The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau launched the […]
Canoecopia shows paddling still recession-resistant. Attendance and sales numbers buck conventional “wisdom.” Madison, WI – What happens when the economy takes a downward turn? Apparently, people go shopping for canoes and kayaks. If Canoecopia 2009 is any indicator, that’s exactly what people did last weekend at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Canoecopia is […]
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 […]