Rivers carve deep canyons and divide hostile neighbors. They cut pathways through lawless country, and beckon us to follow. It’s no wonder that river-runners have their own canon of unspoken boundaries that, from time to time, they feel compelled to cross.
In Episode 4 of the R3: Rescue for River Runners whitewater safety video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey provides throw-rope tips and principles, as well as a two-swimmer, one-rope exercise to put to use.
Canoeing and kayaking over 1,800 miles from Jasper, Alberta, to Hudson Bay on the thrift.
Now American canoe/kayak fans can watch every paddle stroke—and every minute of every other sport, no matter how obscure—on their computer, smartphone or tablet, in real time. The only caveat is that you need a cable subscription to access the goods. Here’s how:
C&K contributor Mike McKay’s photo gallery and report from Stage 3 of the AWP Whitewater World Series, the Brandseth Downhill Extreme Race in Voss, Norway.
Jeffrey Andreoni and Giulio D’Eramo are escaping London’s Olympic crowds by fleeing the country (for a month) to paddle Ukraine’s Dnieper River.
The (paddling) Games of the XXX Olympiad.
Dispatch No. 5 from C&K Online Editor Dave Costello’s week at First Descents.
Enter etnies The Planet is Your Playground Photo Contest.
ICF Junior/U-23 Canoe Slalom Worlds wrap up in Wausau, Wis.
Dispatch No. 4 from C&K Online Editor Dave Costello’s week at First Descents.
Dispatch No. 3 from C&K Online Editor Dave Costello’s week at First Descents.
P.G. Downes newly published journal ‘Distant Summers’ reveal the ways of the Old North.
Dispatch No. 2 from C&K Online Editor Dave Costello’s week at First Descents.
Dispatch No. 1 from C&K Online Editor Dave Costello’s week at First Descents.
A look inside the 2012 AWP Point Series Little White Salmon Creeking Race.
Rush Sturges checks in with a sneak peek at Dagger’s new playboat on Skookumchuck, the Ottawa, St. Lawrence, and Maruia Falls.