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Make your online shopping mean something for the rivers you love. American Whitewater is participating in the Amazon Smile program. Online retailer, Amazon, has committed to send 0.5 percent of proceeds from eligible purchases to American Whitewater and other...

Video: Cispus River, Washingto...

The Cispus River is a little piece of paradise tucked away in a remote gorge in the mysterious, magical, sasquatch infested forests between Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier. While a trip to this river is easily done in an afternoon, one does not go to the Cispus on a...

Mining Water Right Denied-NF S...

On September 29th, the Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD) denied Red Flat Mining Corporation's application for a water right for exploratory mining activities in the headwaters of the North Fork Smith River (a.k.a the “Cleopatra” project). The...

THE PYRANHA BURN III REVIEW B...

Pyranha Burn III Review PART II – WHAT’ S THE BEST RIVER RUNNING WHITEWATER KAYAK THE PYRANHA BURN III? The author, Captain Kyle Smith. If a medieval army fought wars with kayaks instead of spears, this would be the boat. It is clean, efficient, flat and...

AW Wins Forest Service Appeals...

American Whitewater was recently notified that our appeals of the new Forest Plans for the Kootenai and Panhandle National Forests were successful.  These forests, in northern Montana and Idaho respectively, contain incredible whitewater streams where paddlers...

AW Weighs in on Forest Plannin...

California's Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests are home to many rivers cherished by the whitewater community, including the Kern, Kings, and Merced Rivers and Dinkey Creek. Today, American Whitewater asked the Forest Service to recognize the importance...

Pyranha Fest 2014

The hype was big, the prizes were bigger and with the promise of the biggest party ever, the Pyranha fest 2014 was going to be huge! Every year in mid September the Pyranha fest is held at Bala in North Wales with a range of courses, events, competitions, paddling,...

Take Action: Oregon Rivers Con...

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (ORPD) wants to hear from you about whether three Oregon rivers should be protected as State Scenic Waterways. Sections of the Molalla, Chetco and Grand Ronde, all of which are well known and loved by Pacific Northwest...

Upper Gauley Rafting Highlight...

Guiding an R3 down the Upper Gauley River in West Virginia, Sept 21 2014, Gauley Fest weekend! Level: 2800 cfs Boat: 12 ft NRS Otter self-bailer Crew: Grizz, Dave, & Rubio on the stick Music:… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...

Helping River Voices be Heard ...

At the last meeting of the Colorado Water Conservation Board two weeks ago, outdoor business leaders, advocates like Annie Henderson of the Upper Colorado River Private Boaters Association, realtors and concerned citizens gathered to urge the Board to make sure...

“Fifty Places to Paddle&...

How many of us have seen Top 10 list after Top 10 list of “The Best Places to Paddle in the World” – lists often focused solely on one type of river experience or appealing to one type of paddler. Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, by Chris...
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  • Al Rubio: Sick GoPro! West Virginia has killer boating and the Lower M...
  • T-Bird Jones: That was a good video on the basics of the airscrew move. Wa...
  • BoaterBlog: Great video! Nice lines and nice gopro footage! Can't wait t...
  • taylor: Awesome! That's a sweet wave! I would love to boat that!...
  • Bmw Guy: Great post, thanks for the review. I def need a new throwbac...
  • T-Bird Jones: Great video Thanks for posting, the loop-splat is a cool mov...
  • taylor: This looks promising, I hope to take raft down the dries sec...
  • T-Bird Jones: OMG that is such a sick video! WOuld love to paddle in Chile...
  • Al Rubio: Thanks for your feedback! Whichever rescue bag you choose, m...
  • Alex: Are you kidding me?? Roll back wild & scenic protection?...
  • Al Rubio: Wow what a day! We cleaned up TONS of trash from Potoma Ways...
  • Jason L: Not Cool! When are these "energy" companies gonna realize no...
  • Aaron Nicholson: Good job 17ft bucket boat!!! Great video....
  • Randy W Horton: I just purchased my second ibis. I have owned over 20 Kayaks...
recent from Boater TV Upper Gauley Rafting Highlights, R3 GuideCam 9-21-2014
Upper Gauley Rafting Highlights, R3 GuideCam 9-21-2014 Guiding an R3 down the Upper Gauley River in West Virginia, Sept 21 2014, Gauley Fest weekend! Level: 2800 cfs Boat: 12 ft NRS Otter self-bailer Crew: Grizz, Dave, & Rubio on the stick Music:… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...
recent from American Whitewater Another Way To Give, American Whitewater Is An Amazon Smile Partner
Another Way To Give, American Whitewater Is An Amazon Smile Partner Make your online shopping mean something for the rivers you love. American Whitewater is participating in the Amazon Smile program. Online retailer, Amazon, has committed to send 0.5 percent of proceeds from eligible purchases to American Whitewater and other eligible non profits. It won’t cost...
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...
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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...