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Rides: Sarah Meier’s Hobie Revolution 13

By Katie McKy By weekdays, Sarah Meier of Old Hickory, Tennessee is the general manager for an intermodal trucking company, minding the corporate p’s and q’s, but come evenings and weekends, she doffs her management hat and dons her paddling cap, attending to other details such as bass dimpling the water by dusk’s amber light. […]

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The latest from Norquist: Dipper Creek, British Columbia

02.22.2011

Published: February 21 2011 The latest video from paddling filmmaker Fred Norquist, with the Norquist lowdown: “Dipper Creek, British Columbia is one of the most beautiful and committing places I have ever been. The gorge is incredible, the rapids and waterfalls are incredibly fun, but it’s a lot of work. There are a few involved […]

Susquehanna Gallery

02.22.2011

Steve Thomas calling to arrange portage around massive Holtwood Dam, Holtwood, Penn. Photo: Erik Schlimmer

Trailer: Frontier, a film by Rush Sturges

02.18.2011

Frontier follows up where Dream Result left off, following a group of kayakers on another adventure around the globe, featuring footage from Mexico, China, Iceland, Norway, Northwest U.S.A., British Columbia and Quebec.

Trailer: Halo Effect, by the Brothers Fisher

02.18.2011

An adventure kayaking film from the Brothers Fisher

The Ageless: Rob McKibbin

02.17.2011

Photo: Rebecca Bolte THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA can herald the aging Brett Favre all it wants. The world of whitewater kayaking has Rob McKibbin. The 45-year-old from Index, Wash. is one of the most hard-charging whitewater boaters in the country, minus the drama. Consider his first kayak descent of 275-foot Sunset Falls on the Skykomish in […]

To Save a Wooden Canoe: Part 2

02.16.2011

Removing and replacing broken parts is step two in restoring an old beauty

5 Friends. 5 Weeks. 500 Miles. 1 Sea Kayaking Movie.

02.15.2011

Published: February 14, 2011 What happens when five friends who aren’t kayakers decide to paddle from Vancouver to Alaska on the Inside Passage? This film, “No Experience Required,” explores the question.

Doba Interview: “I was both the captain and the crew”

02.14.2011

By Conor Mihell Published: February 14, 2011 In the wake of Aleksander Doba’s successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to South America, CanoeKayak.com spent more than a week translating interview questions from English to Polish, negotiating for exclusive photographs, and barraging our sources with countless trans-hemispheric emails to be the first to deliver […]

Exofficio

02.14.2011

EXOFFICIO exofficio.com ExOfficio Sol Cool™ $45-$50 Introducing a new collection of products created to enhance comfort and performance under extreme conditions. Sol Cool products utilize IceFil® technology to dissipate heat with a cooling effect while managing moisture. Sol Cool fabric reflects and disperses UV rays to provide protection from the sun. • Reduces moisture content […]

2011 Kokatat

02.13.2011

KOKATAT kokatat.com GORE-TEX® Women’s Meridian Dry Suit (with drop seat & GORE-TEX® socks) (GMED) $1,044 Kokatat’s legendary GORE-TEX® Meridian dry suit keeps you dry and comfortable on the water – no matter the conditions. The Meridian incorporates a dual adjustable overskirt that layers with spray skirt tunnel. Punch-through neoprene gasket covers protect latex gaskets and […]

2011 NRS

02.13.2011

NRS nrsweb.com NRS Women’s Inversion Kayak Drysuit $724.95 Wrap yourself in breathable, dry protection for those cold-water paddling days. The Women’s Inversion’s kayak overskirt teams with your sprayskirt to keep your boat’s cockpit dry. The women’s relief zipper and included feminine funnel let you answer nature’s call without removing the suit. Latex socks and gaskets […]

2011 Level Six

02.13.2011

LEVEL SIX levelsix.com BARRIER DRY SUIT $799.99 The Barrier dry suit is based on the fit of two of our most popular items, the Mack dry top and the Georgian pant. We worked closely with our professional athletes to achieve the perfect balance of fashion and function. The result is a full featured dry suit […]

2011 Stohlquist

02.13.2011

STOHLQUIST stohlquist.com Betsea $119.95 The women’s specific Betsea features the ergonomic WRAPTURE™ shaped torso that wraps around the body for a close, low profile and comfortable fit. The Cross-chest Cinch Harness keeps flotation in place and eliminates ride up, while princess seams and contoured supportive inner cups ensure a perfect fit for women. Additional features […]

The Next Great Symposium

02.11.2011

By Conor Mihell Published: February 11, 2011 An all-star cast of sea kayak coaches is set to convene in San Francisco for third annual Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium, Feb. 18-20. The roster includes Welsh sea kayak icon Nigel Dennis, east coast paddling veteran Tom Bergh, San Juan Islands-based instructors Leon Somme and Shawna Franklin, […]

Outrigger Canoeist Margo Pellegrino Paddles The Pacific

02.09.2011

Margo Pellegrino’s life changed in 2007 when she read 50 Ways to Save the Ocean by David Helvarg

Rolf Kraiker: Passionate Paddler

02.09.2011

By Conor Mihell Published: February 8, 2011 Canadian canoeist, filmmaker, photographer and author Rolf Kraiker’s latest project is a blast from the past. Kraiker is currently at work on an instructional video illustrating the art of traditional solo canoeing, the graceful, ballet-style of paddling that’s been practiced for generations on the crystalline lakes of Northern […]

Rafa Ortiz Runs the Big Banana

02.08.2011

The Mexican kayaker had been eyeing Big Banana Falls since 2006. In October, with an all-star crew of international boaters, Rafa Ortiz decided it was time.

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