Kokatat’s American Made Outdoor Gear Awards Announced at OR Trade Show

Kokatat’s American Made Outdoor Gear Awards Announced at OR Trade Show

While the Outdoor Retailer Winter market tradeshow is customarily centered around winter sports instead of water, paddling made at splash on the second night of this year's show with the announcement of the American Made Outdoor Gear Awards, founded [...]

Racing on the Revitalized Los Angeles River

Racing on the Revitalized Los Angeles River

The Los Angeles River--best known for Hollywood car chases along miles of dry concrete culverts--plays host to a different kind of race.

Help This Man Make a Film About the Love of Kayaking

Help This Man Make a Film About the Love of Kayaking

Bill Parks is on a mission and he wants you to help. An American now living in New Zealand, the filmmaker has launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to complete his whitewater film Rivering, which he defines as “the art of journeying down wild [...]

Bombs Away: San Miguel Island Closed to Kayakers

Bombs Away: San Miguel Island Closed to Kayakers

The military said it would move expeditiously to conduct its risk assessment of the island 40 miles off the California coast, but they have yet to begin a sweep of live ordnance across the lonely isle.

Rush Sturges joins Jackson Kayak

Rush Sturges joins Jackson Kayak

After 14 years paddling for Dagger Kayaks, whitewater Renaissance man Rush Sturges has signed a sponsorship deal with Jackson Kayaks.

Kayaker Shot While Stargazing in Maryland

Kayaker Shot While Stargazing in Maryland

Medical aid helps a kayaker shot on Sunday night while paddling in Bodkin Creek in Pasadena, Maryland. The police is now on the search for the shooter.

Ted Bell Back to Building Canoes

Ted Bell Back to Building Canoes

After a seven-year hiatus, flatwater and downstream champion Ted Bell’s back building canoe hulls, this time for his newly formed Northstar Canoe company.

ICF Votes to Add Women’s Canoe to Tokyo Olympics

ICF Votes to Add Women’s Canoe to Tokyo Olympics

The International Canoe Federation Board of Directors motioned to support the inclusion of C-1 women events in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Paddlers Fined for Running Grand Canyon During Shutdown

Paddlers Fined for Running Grand Canyon During Shutdown

River Runners Fined for Running Grand Canyon during Shutdown By Eugene Buchanan When rangers on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon forbid Brian Kehoe from hiking down to the river to join his river trip at Phantom Ranch, the river-runner from Chico, C[...]

Meet the Young Contender

Team USA Has a Shot

The next American kayaking phenom shows his hand at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships prelims. Will he be able to repeat it when it counts?

Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes

As the 2013 Freestyle World Championship comes to a close in Bryson City, NC, the United States athletes demonstrate their top place among the world's best paddlers.

New 24-Hour World Record: 151.87 Miles

New 24-Hour World Record: 151.87 Miles

Canoe & Kayak catches up with Brandon Nelson after he set the new world record for longest distance paddled in 24 hours: 151.73 miles.

2013 New Boat Reviews

2013 New Boat Reviews

Last August, C&K staff ventured to Salt Lake City to what paddling companies have come out with at the 2013 Outdoor Retailer. Here is a video diary of interesting new boats from the OR show.

Back in the Rodeo Saddle

Back in the Rodeo Saddle

Emily Jackson wins the U.S. National Freestyle Championship only a month after giving birth to her first child.