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.
With high water coursing down the Rocky Mountains, freshly married Nick Troutman of Jackson Kayak took home top overall honors at this year’s Canoe and Kayak-sponsored Paddling Life Pro Invitational on Monday, May 25, capping off the weekend-long Yampa River Festival. Troutman, the world freestyle kayak bronze medalist, earned the title after looping to a [...]
Attempting to make the first successful kayak crossing from Scotland to the Faroe Islands On the fourth of June 2009 Patrick Winterton will embark on an attempt to make the first successful kayak crossing from Scotland to the Faroe Islands, a distance of over 225 miles (360km) across one of the most tidal and stormbound [...]
Finding Tyler Bradt in the pages of every paddlesports mag in the industry has been easy. Now you can find him gracing the pages of Sports Illustrated too. In April, Bradt destoyed his own world record-and the unofficial marks of Paul Gamache and Brazil’s Pedro Oliva-when he stuck 186-foot Palouse Falls in Washington. NBC’s Today [...]
Tyler Hinton isn’t a “regular” high school student, and he doesn’t play a “regular” sport. Hinton is a Whitewater C1 Slalom racer, a sport that has had him enamored from a young age. After teaming up with Coach Chris Wiegand of the Rocky Mountain Canoe & Kayak Club, Hinton’s sport has allowed him to travel the globe and train with some of the best that the world has to offer. He’s only a sophomore and along with growth comes endless possibilities…
What started out as an epic father-son outing turned into tragedy when Jon Burnham, 63, father of Macy, was killed paddling on California’s Kern River Friday, April 17. Friday morning before the Kern River Festival, a group of about 14 hiked into the Seven Teacups on Dry Meadow Creek, a tributary to the Kern River. [...]