Inside the Green Race Pre-Party: All the Smack-Talking Highlights

The second installment in our 2014 “Voices of the Green” series. C&K correspondent Scott McCleskey did some on-the-ground reporting at the halloween pre-race party last night. Here’s what he found: Mario Levinson and Mary Jackson: The couple favored to win this year’s longboat event Benn Fraker: “You run that Gorilla enough times in one of […]

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Outdoor Retailer Party Pics


Outdoor Retailer Party Pics

Alcatraz Outrigger Canoe Race


2009 Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge In San Francisco California Put on by The Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association.

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Europeans Dominate World Surf Kayak Championships


Jersey and Channel Island’s David Speller took the World Title in the High Performance Men’s Class and Wale’s Naomi James captured the women’s title, wrapping up the surf kayak world championships this weekend in Portugal. Only three Americans finished in the top three of any division and the Yanks managed just one world title:  Jim […]

C&K’s Ocean Performance Picks


C&K’s Ocean Performance Picks Pick your poison: overhead set waves, a sprint through the breakers, or miles of open-water cruising (from your feet or your seat). C&K has you covered with 10 of the latest rides for the life aquatic. From central Cali surf to the inlets of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast, we had the […]

Tyler Bradt on Good Morning America


Tyler Bradt on Good Morning America “If you had been walking by Palouse Falls in Washington state in late April, you may have caught a flash of a red kayak barreling toward certain doom over the falls. Tyler Bradt set a world record by going over the Palouse Falls in Washington. That flash was extreme […]

Pack It


PACK IT Packable Crafts for any Paddling Mission That innate desire to get up and move won’t stop nagging. And that need to venture across the water, to chase the next horizon, often extends far past the reach of your primary car-topped craft. Rack and roll only gets you so far, and when your paddling […]

Texas Water Safari


TEXAS WATER SAFARI Words by Larry Rice Photographs by Blake Gordon I’m not one to take fortune cookies seriously, but this one nearly made me choke on my moo goo gai pan. “Watch out for little problems that could get a lot bigger,” it warned. If the little problems Marc “Canoeman” McCord and I had […]

Circle St John


Circling St John Three strangers circumnavigate a Caribbean gem Words by Mark Anders Photographs by Robert Zaleski Ted Rutherford’s first instinct is to duck. He counts 12 shots, a quick barrage from a semi-automatic weapon. Probably a .22, he reasons, and less than 200 yards away. Having spent 15 years in the military, Ted knows […]

Cody Howard Unfiltered


CODY HOWARD Seeking Truth Cody Howard isn’t your typical 26-year-old paddler. The decorated former Marine fought in the Iraq war’s toughest-pitched battle, and says that experiencing the fog of war has made him appreciate the chaos of whitewater all the more. Since his discharge 18 months ago, Howard has chased big water instead of an […]

AW Opens Up New Run In Wash. State


A group of four kayakers scout the next set of rapids on the Chelan River in the first-ever kayaking test run open to the public Saturday afternoon. A group of four kayakers from the Seattle area and another group of six kayakers from Seattle put in just below the Chelan River Dam in Chelan. Both […]



The Lunch Video Magazine-T-Dub Connection The greatest cultural nuggets are often created in basements, garages or bedrooms. Credit downstairs with the Basement Tapes by Bob Dylan, and the garage space between the lawn mower and tool bench for Jeff Bezos’ Amazon.com. And so it’s the dingy bedroom of one Daniel DeLaVergne we have to thank […]

Moab Area Sees Fifth River Death of the Year


For the fifth time this year tragedy struck on a river near Moab, Utah. On Saturday, July 5, Fraser, Colo.’s Timothy Rau drowned in Skull rapid on the Westwater Canyon section of the Colorado River. It was the second time in as many months that a rafter has perished in the tight-walled river section. An […]

Adventures on West Cherry


Adventures on West Cherry

Team Canoe & Kayak takes Team USA


Team Canoe & Kayak takes Team USA Team Canoe & Kayak took gold in the Raft Cross event, June 7 at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colo. The magazine fielded the R-2 tandem of Scott Waidelich, an advertising associate at C&K with Chris Baer, a longtime Arkansas River Valley guide and podium fixture on […]

La La Land | Exploring the used, abused and often surreal L.A. River


Most of the time, a mere ribbon of water and algae collects in the center of this 40-foot deep, 100-foot-wide culvert, and in 1989, a local politician actually proposed turning the river into a dry-season freeway. So when we round a bend in the concrete-walled canyon and spot the maintenance truck rolling down the streambed, […]

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