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Week in Review: November 21, 2014

Monkeys attack kayaker! **language** Somebody should have told him not to feed (and swear at) the animals. LP the Wolf and Benny Marr get a nice beatdown on Class V (very) big water. Proof that rapids always look less gnarly on the GoPro You never know when your canoe will fall 100 feet onto concrete. […]

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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 […]

Kids Win Boats for River Cleanup Efforts

07.14.2005

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?” […]

Gauley River Access in Question

07.12.2005

By Ben VanCamp,American Whitewater July 12,2005 One of West Virginia’s most treasured outdoor resources and 23 million dollar local economic engine for the fall tourist season, the Gauley River, is under pressure from landowners to limit access for private non-commercial paddlers. American Whitewater (AW) was notified late last week that two outfitters will discontinue their […]

Benn Fraker wins Junior Pre-World C-1 Championship

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak Compiled from the reports of coach Davey Hearn July 11, 2005 Solkan, Slovenia Benn Fraker (Peachtree City, Ga.) won the C-1 (single canoe) event with a pair of fast runs. He shrugged off a phantom gate penalty on the first run Sunday while reveling in producing the fastest raw time […]

US Paddlers win 9 Gold Medals

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak July 11, 2005 Lac Beauport, Quebec After an exciting weekend of racing in Lac Beauport, the US paddlers returned to the States sporting a glamorous array of metallic hardware. The US Senior and Junior Pan-American Championships teams’ performances were excellent, as they won nine gold medals, five silver medals and […]

US Paddlers win 9 Gold Medals

07.12.2005

By Luke Dieker, USA Canoe/Kayak July 11, 2005 Lac Beauport, Quebec After an exciting weekend of racing in Lac Beauport, the US paddlers returned to the States sporting a glamorous array of metallic hardware. The US Senior and Junior Pan-American Championships teams’ performances were excellent, as they won nine gold medals, five silver medals and […]

Performance Canoe Paddles

06.30.2005

Reviews by Alan S. Kesselheim Photos by John Bolivar/Canoe & Kayak This review first appeared in the July 2005 issue. Years ago, Marypat and I were on a monthlong canoe expedition in northern Quebec. For the first time, we used those newfangled bent-shaft paddles. About a week in, we fell in with a couple of […]

Boatin’ on the Bartram Canoe Trail

06.29.2005

by Paige Ponder Photos by Dennis Holt In memory of Mr. Peter Grey Cane Jr., who loved the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. All the fish are having a tea party, nibbling crumpets and celebrating. Mr. Crane is not slithering through the Mobile-Tensaw Delta swamps with his fishing rod anymore. But he enjoyed a lifetime doing it. Deep […]

Sea Kayaking by Mother Ship – Baranof Island, Alaska

06.24.2005

Cold rainy Alaska is the perfect place to trade in your soggy tent for a comfy berth with hot showers.

The Adventurous Becky Bristow

06.22.2005

by Mike Kord Westerners traveling in the Middle East have plenty to think about regarding their personal safety, especially a woman who’s used to wearing a drytop, not a hijab. So it was for Canadian Becky Bristow, who last year joined an international expedition in Iran to paddle a trio of remote rivers. One day, […]

2005 Whitewater Slalom US National Team Announced

06.20.2005

Spectators at the Whitewater Slalom US Team Trials in Durango, Colo. were treated to spectacular action Saturday as the nations best paddlers competed for spots on the US national team. The Team Trials was staged over three days of racing, with two slalom “runs” on each day. Two of the three days’ results count towards […]

PADDLERS OF THE YEAR NAMED

06.20.2005

Boaters Nikki Kelly and Eric Jackson were announced as “Paddlers of the Year,” winners of the Everest Award at the 2005 Teva Mountain Games. On Saturday, June 4, the sounds of victory and celebration echoed from the Dobson Ice Arena in Vail, Colorado. Inside, a spirited and enthused crowd celebrated the Everest Awards, the pinnacle […]

The Big Muddy

06.18.2005

Story and Photos by Tom Bol When I was in high school, history was one of those subjects that went in one ear and out the other. Sure, I could go on autopilot and memorize facts for a test, but those historical events soon faded from memory. But one daring adventure stayed in my mind: […]

10 Seductive Sit-on-Top Kayaks Reviewed

06.15.2005

By Libby Bliss In a market that’s always looking for ways to expand, sit-on-top kayaks continue to carve out their niche in the kayak spectrum. Flip through the latest travel brIn a market that’s always looking for ways to expand, sit-on-top kayaks continue to carve out their niche in the kayak spectrum. Flip through the […]

PADDLING CLUBS – We need your help

06.09.2005

Paddling Club members, We are updating our website at Canoe and Kayak (www.canoekayak.com). We are improving our site and making it more timely and interesting. We are also trying to make it more useful to our readers and we have many newbie paddlers that check out our site looking on information on how to get […]

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