2014 Holiday Gift Guide

We’re well inside the two-weeks-till Christmas mark. If you need a little last-minute gift-giving inspiration for that paddler on your list, look no further than a few of C&K’s favorite gear goodies in our annual Holiday Gift Guide.

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Extremity Games


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


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


Little Wing 15.5 Sail Trimaran Demo Video

Hurricane Riders


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


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


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


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


Video from Canoecopia 2009

Goodbye to a Legend


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 […]

Hucking OC1


Hucking Orange County, Video 1

Paddling Prevails Over Stormy Economy


Paddling Prevails Over Stormy Economy at Northeast Paddlesports and Outdoor Expo Paddling and outdoor enthusiasts didn’t let stormy economic waters slow them down at the 1st Annual Northeast Paddlesports and Outdoor Expo, the first major outdoor expo and sale in the country. Over 2,500 consumers descended on the Saratoga City Center in Saratoga Springs, New […]

Means of Production


Means of Production

Kokatat Joins “Go Wild” Inside Passage Kayak Expedition


Kokatat Joins “Go Wild” Inside Passage Kayak Expedition Raising awareness and funds to support threatened wild salmon Arcata, CA In May 2009, Apryle Craig and Phil Magistro will be embarking on a sea kayaking expedition along the British Columbia coast to examine and document the effects of salmon farming on the environment and coastal communities. […]



In what has become an unending stream of huck(ing) – seemingly, to the point of nauseam – another kayaker, this time Brazilian Pedro Olivia, has reportedly broken the waterfall world record on Brazil’s Rio Sacre. The mark has been previously held, and often still claimed, by legends like Sean Baker, Corran Addison, Shannon Carroll, Tao […]

Nova Craft


Nova Craft crafts fresh new designs These boats can be viewed in person at the Canoecopia show in Madison, WI from March 13-15. Nova Craft Canoe has a history of improving canoe design, be it structural for improved hydrodynamics or compositional for improved efficiency. Not stopping there, the production staff at Nova Craft has experimented […]

Eastern Horizons Trailer


Eastern Horizons Trailer – Video provided by Werner TV

Corran Addison Outtakes


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 […]

Buyer's Guide

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