When the world’s top kayakers began arriving in Austria’s Oetztal this week, they were greeted with sunny days, low flows and the technical lines that make the annual Adidas Sickline Championships one of Europe’s most-anticipated whitewater events. Overnight rain brought water up significantly on Wednesday, however, and racers found themselves training on a much more […]
Experience the Greatest Hits of the Tsunami Rangers in this compilation of their adventures in little kayaks in big seas, crashing surf, dark caves, and jagged rocks. See classic scenes of the Rangers in breathtaking action, rare broadcast video, and never seen before footage.
Pedro Oliva talks about his 127-foot huck In March, 26-year-old Brazilian Pedro Oliva sent shockwaves through the whitewater world when he dropped a 127-foot waterfall on Brazil’s Rio Sacre. Since then, his run has been cheered and chastised on message boards everywhere. “He’s pushing the sport,” some said, “This drop makes kayakers look crazy,” pined […]
The C&K long-boat posse returns north Playboat loops have lost their luster. At one time, seeing the tiniest of kayaks carve, spin, pop and flip through a wave feature was true entertainment at the cutting edge of the sport. But the camera-totting crowd hovering at the edge of the bedrock outcropping at Skookumchuck Narrows wants […]
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 […]