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Behind the Lens: Jasper Gibson at the Molly Wave

The Shot: Canon 5D MKIII with a Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM at 93mm 1/1000 sec. at f/10 – ISO 400 Canoe & Kayak: The whitewater community is pretty tight-knit… What’s it like to work with these high profile whitewater athletes? Was there ever a moment when you felt “accepted into the group?” Jasper Gibson: […]

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Four Play

09.11.2013

Inside the 90-mile Adirondack Canoe Classic, a fall amateur event from Old Forge to Saranac lake, NY, that attracts novices and experts alike, including some of the biggest names in marathon canoe racing (who set a new course record), as well as nearly 300 paddlers across the racing and touring divisions of paddlers in increasingly popular four-person canoes.

Slalom Tips: Unraveling Upstream Gates

09.11.2013

Former Olympic athlete from Canada Thomas Hall goes over the basics of paddling to upstream gates without compromising speed.

The Inside Line: Steve Landick

09.10.2013

Endurance paddling legend, Steve Landick, the subject of the ‘Unfiltered’ profile from Canoe & Kayak magazine’s August 2013 issue, provides more detail on a few stories from years spent racing canoes and partnering with the late Verlen Kruger for the pair’s self-proclaimed ‘Ultimate Canoe Challenge.’

Freestyle Worlds Coverage

09.06.2013

Bryson City, NC — Today is a big day at the World Championships as the major competitions face off for semi finals. America’s Clay Wright currently sits in lead of squirt boats with a total score of 1220, and Great Britain’s Claire O’Hara sits in the top women’s squirt with a total score of 1253. […]

When Generations Collide

09.06.2013

It’s family feud to the fullest with EJ Jackson competing for the first time against his own son Dane Jackson for the Men’s 2013 K1 World Championship title at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in NC.

Behind the Lens: John Rathwell

09.05.2013

Ottawa-based photographer John Rathwell employs multiple flashes to make Billy Harris’ log ride on Trick or Treat Falls, Quyon, Quebec really pop. This photo appeared in Gallery of the June 2013 issue.

The Deliverance Canoe is For Sale

09.04.2013

A wood and canvas Old Town canoe used in the most iconic paddling movie of all time goes on the auction block next Tuesday. The weathered green canoe has hung in the restaurant of the Clarion Hotel in Fremont, Neb., for 13 years. The hotel is now going out of business, and as they say on late-night television, “Everything must go!”

The Inside Line: Justine Curgenven

09.04.2013

In this installment of ‘The Inside Line,’ C&K takes a deeper look at Justine Curgenven, who featured in the ‘Unfiltered’ story in the July 2013 issue.

Opening Day at the ICF World Freestyle Championships

09.03.2013

ICF World Freestyle Kayak Championships kicked off Monday evening with the opening ceremonies

Incredible Journeys

09.03.2013

Eddy, the beloved boating guru in Canoe & Kayak’s print magazine, has come to life on the website. This story featured in the August 2007 issue, and Eddy’s got answers on epic kayak trips, UV clothing and canoe packing.

Gotta Have a Float Plan

09.02.2013

Make a plan and let someone know before you go. Should the worst happen, the U.S. Coast Guard will have an idea where to find you.

Last Chance for Olympic Paddling?

08.30.2013

Former Olympic athlete Thomas Hall explains how including women in canoe sprint could save the foundering sport from getting kicked out of the Olympics.

Tricky What?

08.29.2013

Next week, the ICF World Freestyle Kayak Championships will be contested on a newly created play hole at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina. Here’s what to expect.

Highlights from the Highlife

08.28.2013

Whitewater paddler and filmmaker Fred Norquist talks about the makings of his highlight reel and what inspired him to choose the path he’s on in life.

A Legend Passes

08.27.2013

C&K remembers Tom Johnson, one of paddling’s great innovators, who passed away last weekend and left behind a legacy that shaped the world of whitewater forever.

Made in Canada

08.26.2013

A new series features Canada’s great rivers through the eyes of the locals who paddle them. This installment follows Quebec paddler Billy Thibault as he kayaks his backyard run the Neilson River.

Trust Your Gut

08.26.2013

After three years of contemplating and a whole life of dreaming, Rafa Ortiz decides not to run Niagra Falls.

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