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.
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.
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.
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.
After three years of contemplating and a whole life of dreaming, Rafa Ortiz decides not to run Niagra Falls.
Before the kids head back to school, you still have time to cross the “Take a Canoe Trip with the Family” item off the bucket list and help them learn about our great nation’s history in the paddling process.
Last weekend, more than 150 paddlers celebrate the Willamette River and its new inclusion into the National Water Trail System with the 13th annual Paddle Oregon.
In this installment of Trade Talks, C&K caught up with Shane Benedict at the 2013 Summer Outdoor Retailer to talk about the new Liquidlogic kayak, the Stinger XP.
Harnessing the power of the swell and wind doesn’t require a whole new kit of gear, but there are a few key things you won’t want to come without when paddling offshore under the tropical Hawaiian sun.
In this installment of Trade Talks, C&K recently caught up with Ted Keyes at the 2013 Summer Outdoor Retailer to talk about the new Delta kayak, the 12S.
Knowing how to paddle is always good, but knowing what to wear for the water can mean the difference between an uncomfortable experience and a great time.
During their quest for the summer of stouts in Washington State, the Demshitz crew faced some epic moments in and out of their boats on the whitewater. Here’s a video of one of the more intense swims, right above Hamma Hamma.
We caught up with team member David Fusilli after their latest video “Demshitz tours Washington’s Stouts” released last Friday. The team found themselves in Washington running—and sometimes swimming—the best whitewater the state had to offer.
The same three friends are back, this time with a better duct tape kayak design and a fundraising effort for another cause.
On July 27, river enthusiasts from across the Northwest gathered on the Columbia River to transform their tiny paddle-powered crafts into powerful tools for protest. The Portland chapter of Rising Tide organized over 800 people for a non-violent direct action on the Columbia River called Summer Heat. The figurative line along the Interstate 5 bridge stated a simple message: end fossil fuel exports from the Columbia River Gorge.
In this installment of Trade Talks, OR, C&K recently caught up with Wayne Jackson at the 2013 Smmer Outdoor Retailer to talk about their new Cobra kayaks, the Super Light Series.
In this installment of Trade Talks, OR, C&K caught up with Mark Hall of Kayak Distribution at the 2013 Smmer Outdoor Retailer to talk about Old Town’s new canoe the Pack Element.