By Eric Ellman The Texas Water Safari turns 50 next week in San Marcos, Texas. Under normal circumstances the Golden Anniversary of “the world’s toughest canoe race”, a 260-mile testament to the extreme some people go for a t-shirt, would be the summer’s biggest canoe racing story. But this year the 100-hour torture fest is […]
On March 20, 2011, Jason Craig, the 17-year-old reigning freestyle kayak junior world champion, struck a rock at the base of an unnamed 30-footer on California’s Dry Creek, shattering his pelvis, smashing his spine and rupturing his dural sac. In the year that followed, Craig used kayaking as motivation and tool in learning to walk again. In this exclusive C&K film, Jason takes us inside his trying recovery.
Ever wonder what it’d be like to run Class V at night? Well, this video is probably as close you’re going to get to experiencing it without actually trying it (and we don’t recommend that).
A 700-mile journey from the Tatras Mountains to the Baltic Sea by foot, packraft, and kayak.
Oscar Chalupsky, 49, wins his 12th Molokai World Championships title.
Keirron Tastagh and George Shaw are paddling over 1,500 miles through the Aleutian Islands, helping the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service study the Northern Sea Otter.
The spring Moosefest (a toned down version of the fall event) delivers big hits and challenging lines, but is also a place to step it up for Class IV paddlers.
Self-propelled adventure vagrants Glenn Charles and Richard Harpham are giving people a closer glimpse of old New York using tandem sea kayaks.
In a sport otherwise dominated by the harrier gender, the Boater Chick Festival offers a supportive and enthusiastic outlet for female whitewater paddlers.
The ten U.S. waterways that are most at risk to be drastically affected in the next year from threats like pollution, dredging, mining, drilling, and irrigation.
On May 5, 2012, around 50 friends, family and acquaintances of the late Allen Satcher gathered for the first annual “Allen De Mayo” event.
Friday, May 18, to Sunday, May 20, more than 3,000 boaters will flock to the 14th Annual Adirondack Paddlefest in Old Forge, N.Y.
Rivers for Change and Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation are paddling 12 different rivers from source to sea to help study climate change.
An inside look at the sixth annual Cal-Salmon Race—a grassroots event held each May on California’s Class IV-V Nordheimer stretch.
C&K’s exclusive interview with Mike Lynch, who’s new film documents the 45 days he spent paddling the 740-mile long Northern Forest Canoe Trail last summer.
A free 48-hour online screening of Chris Gallaway’s new film about paddling on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Last Friday, C&K contributing photographer Darin McQuoid captured this image of Will Pruett on Dogtown Creek. More easily drawn to high-water runs on the South Yuba, McQuoid, Pruett and Justin Patt committed to an exploratory mission on the low-water creek tributary of the Upper Middle Cosumnes River outside of Placerville, Calif., after seeing a picture of a waterfall online.