More than 100 boats lined up at Spring Lake at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, Texas, on Sat., June 8 for the 51st annual Texas Water Safari a 262-mile canoe and kayak race from San Marcos to Seadrift. The most poignant moment may have come in the very last minutes of the race.
Inside the making of Teva and River Roots’ new short film, ‘Beyond the Drop,’ documenting an international team’s March descent of the Five Falls of Mexico’s Rio Tulijá, documented in the June 2013 issue of Canoe & Kayak.
The whitewater part of the GoPro Games went off with a huge splash as major paddling names duked it out both in creek races and freestyle competitions and a new generation of female paddlers took the podium.
Friends and family look back on the memory of Bomber Gear founder Rick Franken from his memorial this weekend during the Animas River Days festival in Durango, Colo.
This installment of The Inside Line brings the destination story from our current, June 2013 issue to life, paddling the upper Amazon’s endless whitewater options in Ecuador with Small World Adventures.
Everyone wants to have fun on the water. The important thing to remember is staying safe while having fun. Canoe & Kayak teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard to develop a series of water safety skills and tips to times fun and danger free.
Photos, results, and racer analysis from the North Fork Championship II, where Louis Geltman claimed a victory over a stacked international field on a slalom course barreling down Jacob’s Ladder on Idaho’s North Fork Payette.
Canadian canoeist Dominique Liboiron takes us inside his eight-month, 3,270-mile journey, where, inspired by the memory of his late uncle, he became the first person to paddle from Saskatchewan to New Orleans via the Frenchman, Milk, Missouri and Mississippi rivers.
Voting is now open for the 2013 Canoe & Kayak Awards!
Day one results from the second annual North Fork Championships in Crouch, Idaho.
The North Fork Championship returns to Idaho this weekend, where an invited list of some of the world’s top paddlers (plus a top group of qualifiers) race a gated course through the crux of the roadside Class V classic. Chris Gragtmans lays out his first impressions of the course and field of competitors.
C&K contributor Eugene Buchanan gives a run down of the top pieces of paddling equipment to get you and your herd of children safely and happily down a river during a multi-day trip.
In the 40th anniversary issue, long-time contributor Wick Walker recounts how the sport of hucking waterfalls has progressed over the years.
A deeper look inside the ‘Unfiltered’ profile from our current, June issue of Canoe & Kayak available on newsstands now, of South African Jerome Truran, one of the lead kayakers on the historic 1985 first expedition to paddle the Amazon from source to sea.
This story featured in the June 2011 issue. By Tyler Williams James John Achilles “Rocky” Contos is a conundrum. He counters his boxer’s name with an intellectual’s mind. His gentle high voice belies a gritty toughness. He runs cutting-edge Class V, but rarely seeks it out. A neuroscientist from Southern California, Contos began kayaking in […]
Touched by stories of people walking, biking and boating across entire countries, California-based 77-year-old Beth Smith thought she would travel around countries, too—by paddling. These adventures later inspired her to write a book, Water All Around.
Boulder, Col.-based design firm Recreation Engineering & Planning is recognized for its projects in water park design.