Florida has a 1,500-mile water trail and many rivers feeding into the Gulf of Mexico. None are as wild or biologically significant as the Apalachicola River.
AT A GLANCE Outdoor Retailer Show is: Twice a year (Summer & Winter Shows), held in Salt Lake City, where outdoor product manufacturers market their goods to retailers (not the general public) who place orders for their stores. Show buzz was the purchase of Watermark by Confluence. Lots of new products..a bazillion new toys Kayak […]
Development of a dam on the Magpie will occur. Controls ensure adventure tourism growth. Percentage of profit will go to build an Adventure Tourism Park. Monitoring will continue to avoid loopholes or additional development. The Quebec Government issued a statement of approval to dam producers Hydromega today for the development a 40 Megawatt dam on […]
2005 Whitewater Slalom US National Champions Crowned On The Kern River WINNERS: Mens K1 Brett Heyl Scott Parsons Eric Giddens Womens K1 Jamie Tidmore Sara Potvin-Bernal Paris Robinson Mens C1 Ryan Bahn James Cartwright Jeff Larimer Mens C2 Mark Poindexter Chris Wiegard Trevor Soileau Club Trophy Bethesda Center of Excellence Brett Heyl (Bethesda, Md.) was […]
If you’re going to get just one canoe for your home, it makes sense to get a versatile boat that can be paddled tandem or solo. Versatility is the common denominator of the six canoes reviewed here. They are are constructed of five different materials. Two, the Old Town Kineo and Mad River Explorer, are […]
To cast your vote, go to www.usolympicteam.com and follow the instructions. Barton is a four-time Olympic medalist. He won double gold in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, winning the K-1 1000 meters and teaming up with Norm Bellingham (Atlanta, Ga.) to win the K-2 1000 meters. Barton also won bronze in 1984 and 1992. […]
At age 17, Dolan competed mostly at the Junior level, but actually won the Senior title in the K-1 and K-2 1000 meter distances. Dolan partnered with Eric Abbott (Honolulu, Hawaii) in the K-2 and K-4 events. Abbott had a superb regatta himself, finishing first with Dolan in all team boats and second to Dolan […]
Story and photos by Tim Farmer This review originally appeared in Canoe & Kayak magazine in August, 2005. We had just put in on the rocky Shenandoah when my paddling buddy Doug said he’d heard a splash, like something had fallen from my kayak. Everything appeared to be in order after a quick self-check, but […]
Wendy Killoran becomes the first woman to circumnavigate Prince Edward Island solo. These are the photos to accompany thearticle.
Congratulations to our 2005 Reader Photo Contest Winners. You all showed us a wonderful boaters world of waterfalls, ice flows, rapids and sunsets. Dodging ice plates on the Potomac River.John Myers A blustery day – temperature in the teens after a substantial snowstorm. Lake Waywayanda in Sussex County, New Jersey. Might be a few days […]
Jason Beaked won the Great Falls Race at the 15th annual Potomac Whitewater Festival. Andy Maser finished second and Eric Jackson placed third in the mens. EJ escaped serious injury when Jason’s boat landed in his midsection on the last drop of the race. After a visit to the hospital EJ was seen hobbling to […]
This latest issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! ON THE COVER John grace musters his mojo for yet another drop on British Columbia’s Mosley Creek. Cover Photo by Johnnie Kern FEATURES MOSLEY MEGADOSE – A bold crew of […]
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By Risa Shimoda By offering his opinion that trash on his nearby Presumpscot River comes from “careless people who think that the world is their trash can,” Jordan Voisine, a seventh grader from Portland, Maine has won an Old Town Kayak and Extrasport paddle. Other selected winners of the “Where Does the Trash Come From?” […]