Canada’s Peel Watershed One Step Closer to Recieving Protection

“It’s a pristine alpine region with stunning scenery, exceptional wildlife, great hiking and whitewater,” says Neil Hartling, the owner of Whitehorse, Yukon-based Nahanni River Adventures and long-time local guide. “The plexus of rivers that form the watershed provide years of expedition options that could fill a career of northern adventures.”

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Kayak Fishing Tales Episode 19 – Getting Back on the Horse


Get back on your kayak if you swim

Outdoor Retailer Moves to back to August


Outdoor Retailer Moves to back to August Organizer announces discounts for paddlesports companies San Diego, Calif. – This week Nielsen Business Media and the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) Paddle Council announced that Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (OR) will move from July to the first week in August 2010. Boat exhibitors also will receive discounted booth […]

The Hurricane Riders | Pushing Sea Kayaking to the Edge


The Hurricane Riders Pushing Sea Kayaking to the Edge Like so many nefarious plans, the idea for The Hurricane Riders was hatched in a Volkswagen Van. In January 2008, after a stormy day paddling off West Vancouver’s Ambleside Beach, sea kayak instructors James Dunderdale and Marty Perry took shelter in Dunderdale’s bus, where they passed […]

Rivers Revolution


Rivers Revolution Mark Angelo never imagined that by rounding up some paddler friends and rafting British Columbia’s Thompson River on a September afternoon in 1980 he’d start a global environmental movement. “We cleaned up garbage and debris from the river and hired a tug to pull some old car wrecks off the river banks,” says […]



CARING FOR THE COAST Decades’ old marine sanctuary proposal revived A 29-year-old plan that would extend the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary on California’s central coast to include the waters of San Luis Bay is experiencing a revival—in part due to paddler support. Kayak surfer, sea kayaker and videographer Vincent Shay has partnered with the Surfrider […]

The Triberider’s SE Asian Invasion


A short highlight of some paddling in South East Asia

Tom Bergh Unfiltered


Tom Bergh’s moustache is older than most of the folks he boats with. He makes his living paddling, and if you pry, he’ll tell about self-supported missions to the ends of the earth, but he’s not your typical pro. He is a guide, first and foremost. It’s a role he values in a deep way. […]

The Duffek Stroke with Zoar Outdoor’s Bruce Lessels


Learn the duffek and cross duffek stroke for flatwater canoeing

Ocean Minded: The Hurricane Riders


Another video from British Columbia’s big-boat and big water crew

Canoeing is Not Dead


OC1 Freestyle World Champ Jeremy Laucks’ winning rides

Round the Rock Stand Up Paddle Race


Washington’s Mercer Island is set to host the Pacific Northwest’s  largest Stand Up Paddle (SUP) race Sept. 27, 2009.  All proceeds from entrants and sponsors will benefit the, Surfrider Foundation’s Seattle and South Sound Chapters. The Seattle and South Sound Chapters will be using funds raised to set up Blue Water Task Force (BWTF) labs.  […]

Love and Marriage: Emily Jackson and Nick Troutman Win Freestyle World Titles


Husband and wife duo, Emily Jackson and Nick Troutman, captured world titles this weekend in Thun, Switzerland during the 2009 ICF World Freestyle Kayaking Championships. It was the second title in a row for Jackson, who also won in 2007 on the Ottawa. Reno, Nevada’s Jason Craig won in the junior men’s category and Pennsylvania’s […]

Jackson Kayak: Freestyle World Championships Quarterfinals


For photos and results of the Freestyle World Championships Quarterfinals click here!

Liquidlogic presents ‘The Combat Roll’


Instructional video presented by Liquidlogic, demonstrating the Combat Roll

World Championship Prelims


Rush Sturges Provides the Soundtrack

2009 Whitewater Photo Annual


All the best shots from the 2009 Whitewater Annual



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