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Rides: Sarah Meier’s Hobie Revolution 13

By Katie McKy By weekdays, Sarah Meier of Old Hickory, Tennessee is the general manager for an intermodal trucking company, minding the corporate p’s and q’s, but come evenings and weekends, she doffs her management hat and dons her paddling cap, attending to other details such as bass dimpling the water by dusk’s amber light. […]

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Hurricane Riders

03.20.2009

The Hurricane Riders are a group of aggressive paddlers who hang out at Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak in North Vancouver, B.C.

Updated web site for Great Calusa Blueway

03.20.2009

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 […]

Green Truss Rubber

03.19.2009

Canoe & Kayakmagazine office manager Scott Waidelich going big with his friends Dave and Shelly Becker on the Green Truss.

Canoecopia shows paddling still recession-resistant

03.19.2009

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 […]

Canoecopia 2009

03.19.2009

Video from Canoecopia 2009

Goodbye to a Legend

03.16.2009

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 […]

Hucking OC1

03.12.2009

Hucking Orange County, Video 1

Paddling Prevails Over Stormy Economy

03.12.2009

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 […]

Means of Production

03.10.2009

Means of Production

Kokatat Joins “Go Wild” Inside Passage Kayak Expedition

03.09.2009

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. […]

Again?

03.05.2009

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

03.03.2009

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 […]

Eastern Horizons Trailer

03.02.2009

Eastern Horizons Trailer – Video provided by Werner TV

Corran Addison Outtakes

02.27.2009

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

02.27.2009

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 […]

WENONAH CANOE FEATURED ON TV PROGRAM HOW IT’S MADE VIDEO

02.24.2009

Check out Wenonah segment on How its made.

3 Questions with Steve Fisher

02.24.2009

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 […]

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