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Week in Review: October 17, 2014

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2009 Whitewater Standup Paddling Championships

07.02.2009

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 […]

Being Erik Boomer

07.02.2009

Erik Boomer is like an unassuming rock star, if that’s even possible. He’s a ridiculously good boater but talking big isn’t his thing (think Slash-the G&R version). Going big is (try Roger Plant with Jack Johnson’s attitude). Canoekayak.com sat down with the 24-year-old Liquidlogic hucker to try and pry out some information. Like his thoughts on being the first to run Washington’s Outlet Falls and escaping death in Minnesota.

Kokatat Joins “Go Wild” Inside Passage Kayak Expedition

07.02.2009

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. […]

Corran Addison Outtakes

07.02.2009

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

07.02.2009

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 […]

Facing The Wind – The Argentina Sea Kayaking Expedition

07.02.2009

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 […]

Antarctic Kayak Expedition

07.02.2009

Antarctic Kayak Expedition Exploring Effects of Global Warming on the Antarctic Coast (Arcata, CA – Jan 30th) Cristian Donoso, Juan Pablo Ortega and Roger Rovira are currently underway on their Antarctic kayak expedition. After reaching the Antarctic Peninsula in January 2008, the team departed on a 550-mile self-supported kayak journey to the Palmer Archipelago and […]

High Water Highlights FIBArk

07.01.2009

Arkansas Valley celebrates 61st annual river festival

Closing Ferndale plant

07.01.2009

Closing Ferndale plant J.O. consolidates Watercraft operations, plans closure of Ferndale, Wash., plant Johnson Outdoors announced Tuesday that it is consolidating operations for its paddlesports brands in Old Town, Maine by the end of September in an effort to improve profitability of its Watercraft business unit. The decision will result in the closure of the […]

Team Canoe & Kayak takes Team USA

06.23.2009

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 […]

Blueway or Bust

06.22.2009

Blueway or Bust: Mark your calendar now for premier padding festival Festival set for Oct. 23-Nov. 1, 2009 in Lee County, Florida Lee County, FL, (USA), June 19, 2009 – The nation’s premier canoeing and kayaking destination will sizzle with autumn activity in late October during the fourth annual Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival along the […]

The latest film by Rush Sturges

06.18.2009

Rush’s segment from State Of The Art. A bonus section on YGP’s SOURCE.

2009 Homestake Creek Race

06.13.2009

Highlights from the 2009 Bud Light Lime Creek Championship presented by Jackson Kayak on Homestake Creek.

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

06.10.2009

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, […]

Conan O’Brien Canoes the L.A. River

06.10.2009

From “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien”

Teva Mountain Games

06.10.2009

The Freestyle Kayaking Competition, sponsored by Jackson Kayaking, went down at last weekend’s Teva Mountain Games.

World Rafting Championships

06.02.2009

To be the best, you’ve got to beat the best. The United States men’s whitewater raft team knows this competition maxim all too well, having defended its title as the U.S.’s top raft team for the past seven years.

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