When we reached the Gulf of California in 2012, I’d not return to the delta until the river did. This week I paddled the Colorado River to the sea.
Since the beginning of the Colorado River Pulse Flow on March 23, the overriding question has been whether the water will reach the sea. A Canoe & Kayak team found the answer on May 8.
As the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix comes to a close, C&K contributor John Rathwell frames the world’s top whitewater competitors in this exclusive gallery with overall results highlighted by overall wins by Martina Wegman and Dane Jackson.
It only took 16 weeks before the 20-year-standing canoe waterfall record was broken. Brad McMillan ran 70-foot Desoto Falls, clearing 10 feet from Coffey’s Truchas.
Catching up with canoe-tripper Mike Ranta, 35 days into his inspiring attempt at the world record for longest canoe trip in a single season: a grueling 5,000-mile, single-season crossing of Canada, from Vancouver, B.C., to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
One paddler explores the lore and mystery of the bayou, seeking to find a fitting explanation of paddling’s greatest undefined body of water.
An inside look ahead to the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix’s weekend finale with stage highlight videos and updates from the international invitational as it moves to the frigid waters of Quebec for two big-water freestyle competition stages.
A few simple hip stretches for paddlers stretches can fix major hidden pelvis issues, helping you feel good in your boat and top of your game on the river.
It’s part kayak vid part Where the Wild Things Are meets Alice in Wonderland, all on the water. Watch NRS Films Dream then read what the hell it’s all about.
With Polyone’s decision to cease production of Royalex, the ubiquitous, longtime and game-changing material of choice for canoe design, Quebec manufacturer Esquif has answered with T-Formex, a moldable sheet material made of foam-core ABS plastic with a propriety outer-layer twist to make it lighter and more impact resistant than Royalex.
Martina Wegman and Dane Jackson lead a stacked international field with three stages down and three stages remaining for the Whitewater Grand Prix 2014 as the competition moves to Quebec. The standings are close and the winner is far from certain.
An hour-long television special about the best freestyle paddlers in the world competing in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains.
Expedition paddler Ken Campbell highlights five diverse methods for raising money for your next paddling trip, offering an array of options to complement online crowdsourcing websites.
Finding the funding for expeditions is never easy. Thankfully, those who have offered tips and advice for how to crowdfund paddling expeditions.
By Katie McKy Here’s something that all fathers should know: Telling a kid “you can’t do that” is the best way to make sure he will do it. Even if it takes him 15 years. When Joe Pikul wanted to buy a canoe kit advertised in the back of Popular Mechanics, his dad said no—the […]
Nick Troutman and Mariann Saether took home top honors from the Stage One Best Trick Contest to kick off the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix with high flows and sunny skies on the Ottawa River’s infamous Gladiator wave.