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Slalom Worlds Make Dramatic Return to U.S.

By Joe Potoczak It’s been 25 years since the whitewater slalom world championships were last held in the United States, but it looked like business as usual for American racers in the opening heats of men’s kayak and solo canoe. All five American men competing Thursday advanced to the semifinal round in workmanlike fashion, including […]

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Lightweight Paddling Luxuries

09.02.2005

Photography and Review by Berne Broudy AT A GLANCE Gear Review of 12 Lightweight Camping Accessories Cocoon – Silk Mummyliner Lightload – Camp Towel MSR – Packtowl Ultralite Quixote Design – Down Travel Pillow Big Agnes – Insulated Air Core Mattress GSI Outdoors – Micro Table Snow Peak – Titanium Cafe Latte Set Therm-A-Rest – […]

2005 Outdoor Retailer Trade Show

08.31.2005

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 […]

Magpie River Dam

08.30.2005

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 […]

US National Whitewater Slalom Championships

08.30.2005

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 […]

Recreational Canoes Reviewed

08.25.2005

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 […]

Vote for Greg Barton

08.18.2005

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. […]

New Star at Sprint Nationals

08.16.2005

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 […]

Florida Video

08.03.2005

‘Gators, sea cows and mermaids. From the good ole boys over at Lunch Video Magazine. They took some cameras to the deep south and paddled the Weeki Wachee and Myakka Rivers and played in the surf at Fernandina Beach.

Mosley Creek First Descent

08.02.2005

Check out the video trailer for the first descent of Mosley Creek…then read the details in the August issue of Canoe & Kayak.

Waterproof Binoculars

08.01.2005

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 […]

Prince Edward Island Circumnavigation Photo Gallery

08.01.2005

Wendy Killoran becomes the first woman to circumnavigate Prince Edward Island solo. These are the photos to accompany thearticle.

2005 Photo Contest Winners

07.28.2005

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 […]

Dry It-You’ll Like It

07.22.2005

Learn how to make delicious do-it-yourself meals that taste so much better than the commercial bags of freeze dried blandness.

Great Falls Race results 2005

07.20.2005

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 […]

August 2005 Table of Contents

07.20.2005

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 […]

Links of the Week

07.14.2005

Jax Kayak Fishing is the kayak fishing online community for Jacksonville, Florida.Fishing Kayaks.net is all about kayak fishing in Southern California. Kayak-fishing.org is the site for the International Kayak Fishing Association. Texas Kayak Fisherman.com Kayak fishing is becoming the hottest way to access the vast stretches of shallow water around the Texas Gulf Coast. Paddle-fishing.com […]

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