Inside the making of Teva and River Roots’ new short film, ‘Beyond the Drop,’ documenting an international team’s March descent of the Five Falls of Mexico’s Rio Tulijá, documented in the June 2013 issue of Canoe & Kayak.
The whitewater part of the GoPro Games went off with a huge splash as major paddling names duked it out both in creek races and freestyle competitions and a new generation of female paddlers took the podium.
Friends and family look back on the memory of Bomber Gear founder Rick Franken from his memorial this weekend during the Animas River Days festival in Durango, Colo.
This installment of The Inside Line brings the destination story from our current, June 2013 issue to life, paddling the upper Amazon’s endless whitewater options in Ecuador with Small World Adventures.
Photos, results, and racer analysis from the North Fork Championship II, where Louis Geltman claimed a victory over a stacked international field on a slalom course barreling down Jacob’s Ladder on Idaho’s North Fork Payette.
Day one results from the second annual North Fork Championships in Crouch, Idaho.
The North Fork Championship returns to Idaho this weekend, where an invited list of some of the world’s top paddlers (plus a top group of qualifiers) race a gated course through the crux of the roadside Class V classic. Chris Gragtmans lays out his first impressions of the course and field of competitors.
In the 40th anniversary issue, long-time contributor Wick Walker recounts how the sport of hucking waterfalls has progressed over the years.
A deeper look inside the ‘Unfiltered’ profile from our current, June issue of Canoe & Kayak available on newsstands now, of South African Jerome Truran, one of the lead kayakers on the historic 1985 first expedition to paddle the Amazon from source to sea.
This story featured in the June 2011 issue. By Tyler Williams James John Achilles “Rocky” Contos is a conundrum. He counters his boxer’s name with an intellectual’s mind. His gentle high voice belies a gritty toughness. He runs cutting-edge Class V, but rarely seeks it out. A neuroscientist from Southern California, Contos began kayaking in [...]
Boulder, Col.-based design firm Recreation Engineering & Planning is recognized for its projects in water park design.
C&K Contributing Editor Kate Stepan delves into the recent heated debate on gender roles in whitewater kayaking sparked by the 2012 release of BDP Productions’ ‘Pleasure Strokes’ and the paddling community’s ensuing response.
Day Two wrap up of the first annual whitewater freestyle and boater-x race during the high water year on the Ottawa.
The first annual Ottawa XL concluded last weekend, bringing the sickest freestyle tricks to an epic whitewater year for the Ottawa river. Overall winners from the inaugural event qualified for the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix.
The Age of the Paddler-Conservationist
This summer, four women will attempt to paddle Mongolia’s Amur River—one of the planet’s longest waterways—as a part of a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant-sponsored initiative to collect scientific data and raise awareness of the challenges facing “global rivers.”
In Episode Eleven of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey explores risk assessment further in order to create more efficient and timely rescues, highlighting a few specific techniques to create efficiencies in time-sensitive foot-entrapment scenarios.