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Paddle Assisted: The 2014 Davenport Paddle Surf Classic

Photos and text by Bryon Dorr Another Davenport Paddle Surf Classic is in the books. The event, hosted each fall in Davenport Landing, Calif., has been growing for over 12 years, and 2014 saw the largest competitor turnout yet with 55 paddle surfers. Many competitors surfed in multiple categories, making for a packed schedule consisting […]

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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.

Kayak Fishing Tales Episode 12

06.02.2009

Using a Baitcaster, Part 1 with Jim Sammon

The North Fork of the Payette

05.26.2009

Long continuous rapids, ocean size waves, micro eddies, and shallow water traveling at a high velocity over knife edged granite boulders.

Paddling Life Pro Invitational

05.26.2009

With high water coursing down the Rocky Mountains, freshly married Nick Troutman of Jackson Kayak took home top overall honors at this year’s Canoe and Kayak-sponsored Paddling Life Pro Invitational on Monday, May 25, capping off the weekend-long Yampa River Festival. Troutman, the world freestyle kayak bronze medalist, earned the title after looping to a […]

California’s South Branch of the Feather

05.22.2009

California’s South Branch of the Feather By Rfkayakers.blogspot.com

Celtic Tiderace 2

05.19.2009

Attempting to make the first successful kayak crossing from Scotland to the Faroe Islands On the fourth of June 2009 Patrick Winterton will embark on an attempt to make the first successful kayak crossing from Scotland to the Faroe Islands, a distance of over 225 miles (360km) across one of the most tidal and stormbound […]

Tyler Bradt’s World Record Plunge

05.15.2009

On April 21, Tyler Bradt kayaked over 186-foot-high Palouse Falls, breaking the waterfall world record of 127 feet. Produced by Aurora Photos.

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