Run ‘n Fun Reviews: 2016 River-Runners
Don’t buy the hype about big waterfalls and huge freestyle tricks. First and foremost, whitewater paddling is about fun. Carving in and out of eddies, surfing the occasional wave and just plain reading and running Class II and III whitewater—those are the things that feed a boater’s soul.
Tip of the Week: Top Secret Brain Hacks for Better Beta and Cleaner, Safer Lines
Jackson Kayak Tip of the Week By Jake Ament Solid beta is an absolutely priceless commodity. Bad beta, however, is unforgivable. There is one very common mistake that I hear all the time when people are explaining how to safely navigate a rapid. The good news is that one simple fix can keep you safe
(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Breaux Bridge, LA
A closer look at Breaux Bridge, La., the jumping off point for Bayou Teche, a 135-mile water trail connecting 15 communities in Cajun country, which recently earned National Water Trail designation through the National Park Service.
Rey Del Spirit: Progressive Waterfall Event Spices Up 2016 Little White Salmon Race
Above: Galen Vockhausen wowed spectators at the 2016 Little White Salmon Race’s Spirit Falls event by forging a new line and attempting to throw a backflip. He didn’t stick the landing, but he definitely opened people’s eyes to new possibilities. Photos, video and words by Eli Spiegel Last weekend marked the sixth successful edition of
Carry-on Adventures Episode 3: Bangkok’s Floating Markets
The third episode of Carry-on Adventures powered by Expedia captures a culinary tour on the waterways of Thailand's vibrant capital city.
Film Debut: Salween Spring
Film by Will Stauffer-Norris and NRS Films “You’ve got to believe in the power of the river to take care of itself. You’ve got to believe it just makes sense for there to be free flowing rivers in the world and for people to be able to experience them.” — Travis Winn, Last Descents River
On Sale Now: Summer 2016
12 Reasons to Start Paddling
In my book, nothing on the planet matches self-propelled boats and water for the spectrum of gratifications; from thrills to serenity, and from awe to that delicious touch of terror.
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