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Paddle Georgia Appreciates and Protects

By Katie McKy Imagine paddling with 400 of your nearest and dearest friends in a Skittles-colored fleet. This is the tenth year of Paddle Georgia, a 7-day, 115-mile journey on Georgia’s longest river, the Chattahoochee. It’s a river that’s as fun to paddle as it to pronounce, with waterfalls, 100-foot granite cliffs, caves that once […]

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Goin’ Back to Memphis

06.20.2012

See a photo gallery from the famed Memphis Outdoors Inc. Canoe and Kayak Race, where, this Saturday, the popular, three-decade-old race and demo event known for its spectacular mass-start and inclusive nature (racers participated in 64 different boat classes and age divisions) was back on.

North Fork Championship EXTRA

06.19.2012

In honor of the spectacle that was the first-ever, June 9 North Fork Championship, we present an encore of imagery, with photos from Reid Morth and a fresh edit from Forge Motion Picture

Think global, paddle local

06.19.2012

A photo gallery and report from the seventh annual White Salmon RiverFest and Symposium, enjoying kayak and raft races on a southern Washington gem while addressing hot-button issues around the recent Condit Dam removal.

Coppermine 2012

06.18.2012

Interview with the international six-man team attempting an ambitious canoe route this summer across the Canadian north from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories to Kugluktuk, Nunavut. The 1,000-mile expedition will trace the length of the historic Coppermine River, from sprawling Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean.

Awesome Dawson

06.14.2012

Catching up with Mike Dawson, 25, coming off his recent win at the Teva Mountain Games and currently looking ahead to his first Olympics representing New Zealand, plus video of his epic slalom practice course back home in New Zealand.

That Was Sick

06.11.2012

By Joe Carberry A beautiful thing happened on the river this weekend. The world’s best kayakers met on one of Earth’s toughest whitewater runs to test themselves and push the limits of the sport. It was a pinnacle moment. And everybody knew it. Despite rain showers and inconsistent weather, hundreds of people lined the banks […]

U.S. Slalom Team Set for London

06.10.2012

The first World Cup race of the season, held in Cardiff, Wales, this weekend, was also the final race of U.S. Olympic selection. And the 2012 U.S. Olympic Slalom team is: Casey Eichfeld, Eric Hurd, Jeff Larimer, Scott Parsons, and Caroline Queen

The Best Win Ever

06.08.2012

“For someone who is basically my father’s age to win is mind blowing. It’s one of the best sporting performances I have ever been part of.” — Michael Booth, age 21.

Let the Selections End

06.07.2012

The first World Cup Slalom event of the season, to be held this weekend in Cardiff, Wales, will finalize the U.S. Whitewater Slalom Olympic Team.

Gallery: The 2012 Little White Salmon Race

06.06.2012

The Little White Salmon Race held last Sunday, June 3, on Washington State’s notoriously awesome “Little White” was the first of six events in the Association of Whitewater Professionals’ Whitewater World Series.

Rio Copon update

06.05.2012

Film trailer and the trip report from the diplomatic return trip to the Rio Copon-Chixoy in Guatemala, where Mayan villagers detained an international expedition intending to paddle the remote jungle river this January.

The Start of a Series

06.05.2012

Isaac Levinson and Evan Garcia secured the win at this weekend’s Little White Salmon Race, the first stage of the Association of Whitewater Professionals’ 2012 Whitewater World Series. Read more about Levinson, from our June issue, see a 2012 Series preview video and calendar of stage events.

The 2012 Teva Mountain Games

06.04.2012

High times with low water at the 11th annual Teva Mountain Games

Rescue for River Runners

06.04.2012

Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com. Here in Episode Two, Coffey covers group dynamics.

Gallery: Homestake Creek Race 2012

06.01.2012

Photos and results from the 2012 Homestake Creek Race.

7 Rivers 7 Continents: Missouri/Mississippi

06.01.2012

After paddling the length of the Amazon in 2008, Mark Kalch now plans to paddle the longest rivers of each continent, starting with the Missouri and Mississippi.

The 2012 Adirondack Paddlefest

05.31.2012

Steady sunshine and temperatures in the low 80s greeted just under 3,000 people to the 14th annual Adirondack Paddlefest on the weekend of May 18-20 in Old Forge, N.Y.

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