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New Boating Opportunities on W...

While the decades long struggle to secure releases on the West River in Vermont continues, the Army Corps of Engineers has modified its operating procedures for the Ball Mountain Dam in Jamaica, VT, resulting in new opportunities for boaters in the northeast to...

Sullivan Creek (WA) Releases B...

Sullivan Lake in northeastern Washington State has long been drawn down in the late fall for hydropower generation at other dams downstream on the Pend Oreille River.  Through collaborative negotiations with American Whitewater and a suite of local, state, and...

Gore Canyon Whitewater Park se...

Kremmling, Colorado – The Proposed Gore Canyon Whitewater Park has been given a green-light by the US BLM.  In a recent decision, the BLM awarded Grand County access to construct the park on public lands. The Project has taken several years to reach the...

Looking to try whitewater SUP?...

Dan Gavere shows us the new whitewater SUP from Starboard, the Astro Stream. This inflatable board is wide and has unique fins to make sure you have a good time in the waves and holes. For… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at NRSWEB.com....

Yakima’s SUPpup and SUPD...

Unless you live on the water you need a way to safely transport your SUP boards to and from the water. Yakima has you covered with two new offerings – the SUPpup and the SUPdawg! Visit http://www.r… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...

August 2014 Feather Release Po...

Due to an unscheduled outage at Butt Valley Powerhouse on the North Fork Feather River, which is located at the top of PG&E’s system near Lake Almanor, PG&E will be unable to supply water down to the Rock Creek reach for the recreation release this...

Lake Mead’s record low e...

Lake Mead, the nation's largest reservoir, has been making a lot of national headlines lately. Its water level has dropped to its lowest level ever, and, it continues to drop every day, as the drought that's gripping much of the American West marches...

Video: Cherry Creek Race 2014 ...

A contender for the best Creek Race in the US, every August dozens of class five boaters charge down Cherry Creek to see who gets to claim the coveted Captain Kirk Champion Jersey for the year. Following the race the local California boating community puts on a...

Gauley River (WV) 2014

American Whitewater received the following open letter to boaters from the rangers and staff of the Gauley River National Recreation Area. Also, note that release information for the 2014 Gauley season is posted here. August 14, 2014   An Open Letter to...

Thangtong Gyalpo and Tachog Lh...

One of the first places we visit on our tour of Bhutan is the famous iron bridge at Tachog Lhakang. This 600 year old bridge crosses the Paro Chhu (Paro River) and was traditionally restored in 2005 after being washed away during a 1969 flood. The bridge was...

Jackson Kayak – First Lo...

This is the first walkthrough of the New Jackson Kayak Petrel (prototype depicted). Go to www.jacksonkayak.com for more information! Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at NRSWEB.com....
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recent from Boater TV Looking to try whitewater SUP? Then check out Dan Gavere and the Astro Stream!
Looking to try whitewater SUP? Then check out Dan Gavere and the Astro Stream! Dan Gavere shows us the new whitewater SUP from Starboard, the Astro Stream. This inflatable board is wide and has unique fins to make sure you have a good time in the waves and holes. For… Check out the latest paddlesports gear over at...
recent from American Whitewater New Boating Opportunities on West River (VT)
New Boating Opportunities on West River (VT) While the decades long struggle to secure releases on the West River in Vermont continues, the Army Corps of Engineers has modified its operating procedures for the Ball Mountain Dam in Jamaica, VT, resulting in new opportunities for boaters in the northeast to enjoy this whitewater treasure. Over the...
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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...