The spring Moosefest (a toned down version of the fall event) delivers big hits and challenging lines, but is also a place to step it up for Class IV paddlers.
In a sport otherwise dominated by the harrier gender, the Boater Chick Festival offers a supportive and enthusiastic outlet for female whitewater paddlers.
On May 5, 2012, around 50 friends, family and acquaintances of the late Allen Satcher gathered for the first annual “Allen De Mayo” event.
Rivers for Change and Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation are paddling 12 different rivers from source to sea to help study climate change.
An inside look at the sixth annual Cal-Salmon Race—a grassroots event held each May on California’s Class IV-V Nordheimer stretch.
A free 48-hour online screening of Chris Gallaway’s new film about paddling on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Last Friday, C&K contributing photographer Darin McQuoid captured this image of Will Pruett on Dogtown Creek. More easily drawn to high-water runs on the South Yuba, McQuoid, Pruett and Justin Patt committed to an exploratory mission on the low-water creek tributary of the Upper Middle Cosumnes River outside of Placerville, Calif., after seeing a picture of a waterfall online.
Five years ago, Adam Chappell had only dabbled in flatwater when he saw YouTube clips of kayakers at Buseater and taught himself to loop in his backyard pool. Now a rising talent in freestyle kayaking’s competitive ranks, Chappell walks you through his first go-to trick sequence in this Virtual Coach installment that can help you build a routine for your summer festival contest of choice.
Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com. Here in Episode One, Coffey covers the gear essentials you need to get started.
An exclusive interview with filmmaker Chris Gallaway about boating and filming on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
C&K tests out the best of this year’s fleet of new creekboats.
Rafting hasn’t been able to enjoy much time in the limelight, but filmmakers Ryan Scott and Han Hoomans are looking to change that with the release of ‘Habitat’ this Friday, May 5.
NRS and Forge Motion Pictures’ new five-part short film series, Of Souls+Water, premiering this Saturday, April 28, isn’t your typical paddling flick. It actually tells a story (while still showing folks paddling the gnar too. Don’t worry).
Vitamin D unexpectedly struck the annual Northwest Creeking Competition with a blanket of sunshine that had competitors and spectators dazed with disbelief.
The late Charlie Beavers first paddled through this keyhole to oblivion, surviving a piton halfway down the 60-foot falls. Thinking that more is better, Dan Simenc and Tyler Allyn gave it a go last spring at a full-on juicy level.
After their demanding, emotional three-day Trial by Water, the newly named U.S. Team deserve a pat on the back. Now it’s on to Cardiff, and then London.
This year’s trials have become infused with an inclusive, celebratory spirit that remembers that racing can be fun and stimulating for all involved.