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Race to Alaska Organizers Shift Gears

The premise of Race to Alaska (R2AK) is quite simple; get you and your watercraft of choice 750 miles from Port Townsend, WA to...

Dane Jackson Wins Freestyle, Creek Race at GoPro Mountain Games; Nouria Newman Picks Up Third Win on Homestake; Emily Jackson Nabs Record 10th Freestyle...

Hat tricks aren't just for hockey. Just ask kayakers Dane Jackson and Nouria Newman, who each notched their third win in the Coors Light...

Grand Gets CFS Boost from Experimental Release

Okay, we’ve all heard enough about the shut-down in the Grand Canyon. Now let’s hear it for a little opening up…of the flood gates. While not quite at Kenton Grua’s 70,000 cfs level when he set the record speed descent run as documented in Kevin Fedarko’s acclaimed The Emerald Mile, river runners reveled in a nearly 37,000-cfs experimental release in mid-November, bringing monstrosities like Lava, Crystal Hermit and more roaring to life…

USA Canoe/Kayak Accepting Nominations for Havens Leadership Award

The Havens award recognizes practices that best serve the success of USA Canoe/Kayak by improving performance, creating efficiencies and enhancing quality within the sport.

Lake Titicaca Circumnavigation Completed in 38 Days

Belgian sea kayaker Louis-Philippe Loncke recently completed a unique tour of the coastline of South America's largest freshwater lake.

KEEN Launches KEEN Effect Grant

Keen to get outdoors and help the environment? KEEN Footwear makes it easier by unveiling The KEEN Effect a, fan-activated grants program designed to support non-profits fueling people’s passion for protecting the environment and promoting responsible outdoor participation...

Keller Claims 3rd Green Race Crown; Wins for First Time in Five Years

Pat Keller put in his time this go-around to help make sure he’d win his third, coveted stained glass trophy for the 17th annual Green River Narrows Race. Keller bested the field with a time of 4:14, four seconds ahead of runner-up Dane Jackson. PL checks in with Keller to see what got him the glass…

Not-so-fine Fine: River Runners Hiking in to Phantom Ranch Fined for Joining Grand Trip

Book ‘em for the Big Ditch, Dan-o. That was the sentiment of NPS rangers when they charged Brian Kehoe and John Boone with federal trespassing charges for running the Grand Canyon during the closure and government shut-down – Kehoe for hiking in to meet his trip at Phantom Ranch and Boone for allowing him to as trip leader...

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Sweden Gets First-ever World Cup Slalom Medal…And it’s a Gold! (And 16-year-old American Evy Leibfarth Wins Bronze!)

Chalk one up for the Swedes...and 16-year-old female slalom racers in the U.S. An historic first-ever slalom world cup gold...
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Sink, Don’t Think: NRS Debuts “The Mystery” Film!

Squirt boaters occupy a peculiar cult in the world of kayaking — those who live to go down beneath surface...

Canyon Cooler Prospector 103 – Best Rafting Cooler Ever?

Touted as "A premium expedition-sized cooler for rafting & demanding adventures". A cooler built specifically for whitewater rafting. What does that...

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