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C&K Visits the Eddyline Factory

By Jeff Moag About a decade ago thermoformed kayaks turned the paddling industry on its ear. These kayaks fill the middle ground between rotomolded plastic kayaks, and lighter, more expensive composite boats. They’re the Mama Bear of sea kayaks—not too heavy, not too expensive. For most everyday paddlers, they’re just right. I’ve paddled thermoformed boats […]

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High Water Highlights FIBArk Gallery

04.01.2009

Arkansas Valley celebrates 61st annual river festival

2009 Whitewater Standup Paddling Championships

03.31.2009

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 […]

Bill Mason-Waterwalker

03.31.2009

Filmmaking & Canoeing Near Lake Superior

Andrew McAuley: Lost at Sea

03.30.2009

Andrew McAuley: Lost at Sea

Dry Meadow Creek | Staff Boat Test

03.30.2009

Staff Boat Test

Ben and Pedro on the Today Show

03.26.2009

Ben and Pedro on The Today Show Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Did He Stick this Waterfall World Record Attempt?

03.26.2009

Kayaker sets world record dropping a huge waterfall.

2009 Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival Men’s HP Final

03.25.2009

Video Footage from the 2009 Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival Men’s HP Final

Extremity Games

03.24.2009

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 […]

2009 Santa Cruz Surf Kayak Festival

03.23.2009

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 […]

Little Wing 15.5 Sail Trimaran

03.20.2009

Little Wing 15.5 Sail Trimaran Demo Video

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 […]

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