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Rogue Spring

As clouds roll across Southern Oregon, the moisture wrung out from Pacific storms can go on to become several things. Moving inland from the coast, a series of mountain ranges that culminate in the volcanic peaks of the Cascades funnel the runoff inexorably downward....

Scotland in the new Burn

Since getting hold of a new large Burn nearly 2 months ago now Ive been getting out on the water in it as much as possible, spending 2 weeks in Scotland and also trips to North Wales and the Lake District in it too.  I can honestly say that the design is fantastic and...

Escaping Winter in South Ameri...

After 2 great months of charging Chile and Argentina, we headed back to Santiago for a flight to Quito, Ecuador to begin the last leg of the South America trip.  After arriving and spending a night in the airport, we headed for Baeza, one of the major hotspots for...

Jackson Kayak Duo Kids Instruc...

Indiana James McBeath teaches his son, Yosimmity Sambo, the fine art of whitewater kayaking from the Jackson Kayak Dynamic Duo tandem kayak. Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at NRSWEB.com....

New River Dries Flow Study Dat...

Dates for the New River Dries Paddling Flow Study have been tentatively set for May 6 and 7, 2014.  River flow and other factors could result in rescheduling, with a final determination made several days prior to the study.  Volunteer paddlers with...

NRS Workboot Wetshoe

Used by river professionals, rescue agencies and Navy SEALS, the is the hardest-working river boot on the market today. Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...

Ladies Paddle Symposium 2014 ...

On the 5th and 6th of April over 110 ladies descended on North Wales for the second Ladies Paddle Symposium, organised and  run by team paddler and coach Frannie Kohn. Once again it was a multi-discipline event with more than 30 white water kayak, sea kayak,...

Baldface Creek

In the far Northwest corner of California, the Smith River flows crystal clear through the heart of the Redwood country and is one of the “crown jewels” of the Wild and Scenic River system.  Breathtakingly beautiful, this is California’s only undammed,...

Mexico 2013 Part IV: Back to S...

Below: Matt Beauchamp on the El Salto Section of the Rio Valles, photo by Adam Goshorn We had been enjoying our time in Veracruz (see Mexico 2013 Part III HERE), but water levels continued to be too high for many of runs we would have been paddling in a normal year....

Jackson Kayak: Carbon Rock Sta...

Europe Team Manager Mathieu Dumoulin walks us through the new Carbon Rock Star build by Gui Gui Prod. Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at NRSWEB.com....

NRS LoPros and Oar Mounts

The NRS frame system for inflatable rafts, catarafts and drift boats is the most adaptable and adjustable one on the market. The new hot-forged aluminum LoPro Fittings and Oar Mounts now also… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...
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recent from Boater TV Jackson Kayak Duo Kids Instruction
Jackson Kayak Duo Kids Instruction Indiana James McBeath teaches his son, Yosimmity Sambo, the fine art of whitewater kayaking from the Jackson Kayak Dynamic Duo tandem kayak. Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...
recent from American Whitewater New River Dries Flow Study Dates Set (WV)
New River Dries Flow Study Dates Set (WV) Dates for the New River Dries Paddling Flow Study have been tentatively set for May 6 and 7, 2014.  River flow and other factors could result in rescheduling, with a final determination made several days prior to the study.  Volunteer paddlers with suitable (Class IV) skills are encouraged to...
recent from Paddler Spotlight Werner Paddles white water Team paddler Sage Donnelly 2013 Year end report
Werner Paddles white water Team paddler Sage Donnelly 2013 Year end report 13 year Sage Donnelly, member of Team Werner Paddles, had quite a year, travelling with her Mom Steph and a herd of big dogs in their family RV, catching up with Dad Matt here and here along the way.  Here is her year in review.  “After winning Freestyle Nationals, I extended my stay back east to...
recent from Water Safety Video: NRS Kayak Un-Pin Kit
Video: NRS Kayak Un-Pin Kit This video from NRS shows all the essentials for a basic Z-Drag set-up in one small kit that fits easily in any whitewater kayak or canoe. This kit was created specifically to address the needs of creek boaters. You can buy this product through Amazon.com right here. Water safety is way too...