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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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Corran Addison Outtakes

02.27.2009

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

02.27.2009

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 […]

WENONAH CANOE FEATURED ON TV PROGRAM HOW IT’S MADE VIDEO

02.24.2009

Check out Wenonah segment on How its made.

3 Questions with Steve Fisher

02.24.2009

3 Questions with Steve Fisher When Riot’s parent company, Voodoo Technologies, filed for bankruptcy, the rumors started flying. Mismanagement, underhanded business tactics, credit dodging – just a few of the colorful adjectives used to describe Riot’s fall. So we had to do what we do: find the real story. While former Voodoo owner Jeff Rivest […]

Paddle Florida’s Suwannee

02.19.2009

The second Spring Paddle Florida event is scheduled for March 19-26, 2009. In our spring event last year, over 160 paddlers enjoyed camping, paddling, campfires and camaraderie while paddling 123 miles on Florida’s majestic Suwannee River. Participants bring their own camping gear and boats and paddle each day on the Suwannee. Before and after each […]

WENONAH CANOE FEATURED ON TV PROGRAM HOW IT’S MADE

02.13.2009

WENONAH CANOE FEATURED ON TV PROGRAM HOW IT’S MADE Wenonah Canoe Inc. hosted the production team for the popular T.V. program “How It’s Made” in June 2008. The How It’s Made producers filmed the step-by-step process of how a Wenonah Kevlar Ultra-Light canoe is built by hand. After 10 hours of filming in the Winona, […]

Facing The Wind – The Argentina Sea Kayaking Expedition

02.10.2009

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 […]

The Africa Revolutions Tour

02.04.2009

Kayaking mission throughout Africa while generating awareness about solar technology.

Antarctic Kayak Expedition

02.02.2009

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 […]

2009 Quiksilver Makahiki

01.30.2009

Highlights of stand up paddle surfing and canoe surfing at 10-foot Makaha

St Johns Gallery

01.29.2009

Last month, Canoe and Kayak art director Robert Zaleski accompanied writer Mark Anders and C-4 Waterman’s Ted Rutherford on a five-day circumnavigation of St. John Island, part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Zaleski and Anders paddled sit-on-tops while Rutherford used a touring standup board. Here’s a sneak peak of their trip which will be featured in the June issue of Canoe and Kayak magazine. All photos by Mark Anders.

March 2009

01.20.2009

Good News for Rivers

01.16.2009

Wild and Scenic Rivers are big winner in Senate bill Thursday, January 15, 2009 The second largest Wild and Scenic package in history passed the Senate today, safeguarding over 1,000 miles of rivers in Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Wyoming, Utah, Vermont, and Massachusetts. S. 22, the bi-partisan Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, includes important […]

Three Feet Under Gallery

01.13.2009

Winter kayaking!! We know it sounds crazy, but when the snow falls and everyone is thinking about getting turns on the mountain, there are paddlers leaving the crowds behind to kayak some of their favorite summer runs

Jimmy Buffet Goes Standup with Native Watercraft

01.12.2009

Jimmy Buffet Goes Standup with Native Watercraft

Southeast Goes Off | Rain makes for region-wide good mood

01.09.2009

by Kate Stepan Thursday dawned cold and overcast in Asheville, North Carolina, though nearby creeks still raged from rain that has fallen almost steadily since Monday. “We’re getting lit up for sure,” says Bryan Owen, who works for Astral Buoyancy in Asheville, on Wednesday. “A lot of things are too high today, I think tomorrow […]

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