In this episode, Ludden talks about how developing First Descents was to give something to his aunt, who battled cancer and survived.
In this episode, First Descents Founder Ludden talks about how those with cancer learn to never give up themselves to cancer.
In this episode, First Descents Founder Ludden gives credit to everyone that makes First Descents possible. Just like a river, success is as much about the team setting safety as it is the paddler running the rapid.
When Brad Ludden, founder of First Descents, visited Canoe & Kayak’s southwestern corner of America, the staff decided to get ahold of him and see what he’s been up to the last year. In this episode, Ludden talks about learning that loss teaches us love.
When Brad Ludden, founder of First Descents, visited Canoe & Kayak’s southwestern corner of America, the staff decided to get ahold of him and see what he’s been up to the last year. In this episode, Ludden divulges the story behind his, uhm, interesting nickname.
In Episode Twelve of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey concludes the series by running through a river trip from start to finish, covering the skills learned throughout the series.
This August, outdoor education nonprofit Voyages of Rediscovery heads 1,200 miles up the Columbia River with a new dugout canoe-building expedition-project to create stewards, and save salmon near the river systems headwaters. Check out episode 1 from the project here.
In this installment of flipbooks, team photographer Erich Schlegel captures moments from the fastest Amazon source-to sea descent lead by West Hansen.
This month on “Behind the Lens,” Colorado kayaker and photographer Peter Holcombe explains how some carlight maneuvering and good models produced a composition balancing focus between water and paddler.
No matter what you hear about raging rapids, the most dangerous part of paddling is getting to the put-in. You can’t do anything about others on the road, but you can make sure your boat stays safe and secure on your roof rack. Here’s how.
A group of professional kayakers develop the Team Out of Sight Out of Mind, committed to documenting the plastic pollution and to battling the root of the problem—the ambivalence most people have for the environment—by promoting outdoor recreation.
Ask Eddy, the beloved boating guru in Canoe & Kayak’s print magazine, has come to life on the website. This story featured in the June 2007 issue and was written by Frederick Reimers and Sam Moulton.
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.