Viva Colombia

Viva Colombia

An international paddling tribe gathers in the Antioquia region of Colombia to celebrate the beauty and power of the free-flowing Samana River.

How to Paddle Whitewater with Kids

How to Paddle Whitewater with Kids

By Annabell Plush In this series, we’ve covered why kids should be kayaking, and how to get them hooked on flatwater paddling. We know that being outside and spending time in nature will help them [...]

5 Ways to Hook Kids on Flatwater Kayaking

5 Ways to Hook Kids on Flatwater Kayaking

By Annabell Plush Getting kids outside is important. Spending time in nature helps kids learn many valuable lessons such as body awareness, risk-reward analysis, and nature appreciation. Anyone who ha[...]

5 Things I Learned Kayaking With My Daughter

5 Things I Learned Kayaking With My Daughter

Bobby Miller shares lessons learned from paddling trips with his 3-year-old

Anatomy Of A Whitewater Kayak

Anatomy of a Boat: Whitewater Kayak

Whitewater kayaking is exhilarating, but it helps to know what you’re talking about before you jump in one. Let our annotated guide show you everything you need to know about your whitewater kay[...]

Whitewater Kayak Gear Guide

Gear Guide: Whitewater Kayaks

If there was ever a paddling discipline in which to pick your gear battles, it’s whitewater. You can get a little bogged down with everything you need to pack. Don’t get lost in the paddle pogies [...]

Whitewater Ready 

Whitewater Kayaking Basics

[caption id=”attachment_82639″ align=”aligncenter” width=”640″] Don’t jump right into white water. Get the basics you’ll need here. (Photo Credit: Paul [...]

Whitewater Riders Kayak Camp

Whitewater Riders Kayak Camp

Unlike a lot of youth kayaking programs out there, Whitewater Riders promises to put kids in all kinds of boats, not just the ever-popular playboat. The curriculum is a 12-day smorgasbord of fun and a[...]

Virtual Coach: Peeling Out of an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: Peeling Out of an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Peeling out is a river skill that all whitewater boaters practice every day they spend on moving water. From leaving the put-in eddy to navigating down the river, being able to enter and exit eddies g[...]

Virtual Coach: Catching an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: Catching an Eddy with Paul Kuthe

Knowing how to catch an eddy while boating is as fundamental a skill as knowing how to check your speed while skiing. It allows you to control your descent through whitewater, regroup with your buddie[...]

Virtual Coach: The Cross-Current Ferry with Paul Kuthe

Virtual Coach: The Cross-Current Ferry with Paul Kuthe

In this short video, veteran kayak coach Paul Kuthe explains how to do a cross-current ferry in your kayak, a key skill for boaters of all levels. Whether it’s being used on a Class I float or i[...]

2014 Payette River Games

2014 Payette River Games

The 2014 Payette River Games will be held at Kelly’s Whitewater Park on the Payette River in Cascade, Idaho, with a $100,000 cash purse making it the most lucrative river competition in the world.

Kayaking and Canoeing for the Whole Family

Rivers are Playgrounds for Family Fun | Canoe & Kayak Magazine

The Madawaska Kanu Centre teaches that family fun can begin and grow on the river, with experiences the whole family should share. Sorry, Disneyland!

New Surf Spot in Southeast

New Surf Spot in Southeast

Georgia and Alabama’s Chattahoochee River is now on the must-visit paddling list alongside such other Southeast boating hotbeds as the Ocoee, Nantahala and Chattooga rivers.