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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...

Friends of the Cheat Celebrate...

American Whitewater congratulates Friends of the Cheat as it celebrates its 20th anniversary at the annual Cheat River Festival on May 3rd. The organization, founded by a group of whitewater paddlers and local residents, has been a driving...

British University Creek Race ...

British Universities Creek Race 2014   Glen Etive was blessed with perfect mild conditions allowing snow melt to provide a really nice race level. This year the race consisted of races on both the Etive and Allt a Choanne with a 2 runs on each. The best run...

Paddlers Etiquette

If you show up to a crowded surf break in California and act like a jerk, chances are it could end in some slashed tires, a broken board, or getting the snot kicked out of you. On a recent trip to some popular surf breaks in San Diego, I was sensitive to this issue and...

Mexico 2013 Part III: Veracruz

Below: Must be going the right way, photo by Evan Alfano Below: Adam Goshorn on the Rio Alseseca , photo by Shannon Goshorn The day after we paddled the second canyon of the Rio Verde with Team Previa (see: Mexico 2013 part II HERE); we woke up early and broke down...

The New Haven Race: A Great Be...

The paddling season is officially under way in the Northeast!!  In one week we went from full-on winter conditions to beautiful, sunny, Spring.  On Sunday, most of the rivers still had ice and the skiing conditions were all-time.  By the time the following Friday...

Friends of the Rio.

The personalities of kayakers are varied and interesting to say the least. Almost as important as where you’re going on that great trip, is who are you going with. This winter I got a chance to cruise around Ecuador with two really good friends, Clay Warren and...

Breaking News: Cheat River Ca...

Thanks to the tireless work of The Nature Conservancy and The Conservation Fund over 3,800 acres of the Cheat River Canyon have been protected. The two groups purchased the land from Forestland Group to protect the spectacular scenic and natural values of the...

An Epic on Devils Canyon: How ...

Last year, David Maurier and I headed off for a two day kayaking trip down one of Californias most classic overnighters- Devils Canyon of the Middle Fork of the Feather. Stoked to have good water, good weather, red wine and a couple of steaks, we were ready find...

Dept. of Interior to Take a Bi...

Does it make sense to develop oil and gas fields along Desolation Canyon of the Green River, or is there somewhere that it makes better sense?  If a project goes forward how can impacts best be minimized and offset by conservation measures elsewhere?  You...
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Jackson Kayak: Carbon Rock Star walkthrough 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...
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Friends of the Cheat Celebrates 20th Anniversary American Whitewater congratulates Friends of the Cheat as it celebrates its 20th anniversary at the annual Cheat River Festival on May 3rd. The organization, founded by a group of whitewater paddlers and local residents, has been a driving force in the river’s rapidly...
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...