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Whitewater Grand Prix II : Set in Chile

11.29.2012

This Saturday, Dec. 1, 30 kayakers from around the world will race in five stages over 14 days in the second annual Whitewater Grand Prix in Osorno, Chile. Set in some of the country’s steepest creeks and biggest whitewater, the Whitewater Grand Prix is considered the world’s most extreme whitewater competition where the best boaters can push the very limits of kayaking itself.

Bike2Boat, Norway

11.14.2012

For three weeks last July, filmmaker Olaf Obsommer, engineer Lukas Wielatt, and journalist Philip Baues traveled from river to river throughout Norway — all with their kayaks hitched to their bikes. Their goal was to paddle Norway’s classic whitewater while leaving a small carbon footprint and experiencing the challenge of minimalist travel. Biking with the […]

Nile Fest Special

10.16.2012

Day 3 of the Nile River Festival went HUGE. It was a slow morning after a big night in camp. It rained nearly 3 inches Saturday night, which created a massive mud pit in the middle of the party. Mud dancing and wrestling lasted throughout the night! The hang-over cure was a 15 kilometer mass-start race from Itanda to Nile Special Sunday morning. Local paddler Jackson 1 (that is his real name; he has two brothers named Jackson 2 and Jackson 3) got the beatdown of the weekend in the Bad Place at the bottom of Itanda, starting the day off with a big swim!

Local Emotion: The Hendri Coetzee Itanda Falls Race

10.14.2012

Ugandan David Moor wins Itanda Race at Nile River Festival.

On Tap: Ruckus on the Rio Grande

10.11.2012

When it comes to the U.S.-Mexico Border perhaps it’s natural for the media to focus on bad news. But residents of Laredo are having none of it.

Kayaking Ukraine: Take-Out

09.28.2012

Episode 10 of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.

Kayaking Ukraine: The Dam

09.27.2012

Episode Nine of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.

Kayaking Ukraine: Snakes And A Storm

09.24.2012

Episode Eight of Jeffrey and Giulio’s Ukrainian Odyssey.

Kayaking Ukraine: Sleeping With Hornets

08.22.2012

Dispatch No. 5 from Jeffery and Giulio as they paddle the length of Ukraine’s Dnieper River.

Kayaking Ukraine: A Day In Town

08.20.2012

Dispatch No. 4 from Jeffery and Giulio as they paddle the length of Ukraine’s Dnieper River.

Thames Pub Crawl: River Gypsies

08.10.2012

Dispatch No. 5 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River.

Thames Pub Crawl: A Proper Failure

08.09.2012

Dispatch No. 4 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River

Thames Pub Crawl: High-Water Hangover

08.08.2012

Dispatch No. 3 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River

Kayaking Ukraine: Welcome to Ukrainka

08.08.2012

Jeffrey and Giulio dock at Ukrainka on Ukraine’s Dnieper River and make some new friends.

Thames Pub Crawl: Lock and Dammed

08.07.2012

Dispatch No. 2 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River

Unfiltered: Jessie Stone

08.07.2012

How a freestyle paddler is helping to fight malaria in Uganda.

Thames Pub Crawl: London Calling

08.06.2012

Dispatch No. 1 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River

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