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MT Sobek Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Plus: A List of Sobek 1st D’s)

Celebrate your own first descents all you want. Unless you're Ben Stookesberry, you likely don't hold a torch to those compiled by rafting pioneer...

Say It Ain’t So: North Fork Champs Cancelled

One of extreme kayaking's most iconic events has thrown in the towel...and not just to help dry off its competitors. Citing insurance issues, whose coverage...

Tales from the Cripps Podcast Preview: Nick Wigston (Special PL Q&A!)

Retired Swiftwater Rescue instructor Nick Wigston has been wet behind the ears a few times in his paddling career. Now retired from teaching swiftwater...

Andrew Stern Departs Bending Branches/AquaBound

After almost 12 years with Osceola, Wisconsin, paddle-maker Branches/Aqua Bound, vice-president of marketing Andrew Stern is leaving his position to pursue a new opportunity and focus...

Calling a Spade a Spade: A Review of Spade’s New Bliss Kayak

By Luke Spencer, Clackamas River Outfitters Let's talk about Spade Kayak's 'Bliss'. But first, let's talk about Spade Kayaks. A relatively young manufacturer and lesser known...

Chasing Shack: Ocean Rowers Re-create Shackleton’s Lifeboat Journey

Tighten up your mukluks. This month a rowing team plans to embark on a world record Antarctic row, retracing the 17-day voyage made in...

Conflicting Reports: Helmet-makers Chime in on Recent Virginia Tech Helmet Study

A recent whitewater helmet comparison test from Virginia Tech University has drawn some attention from whitewater helmet manufacturers and distributors. Using its STAR rating...

New Oscar Chalupsky Book: No Retreat, No Surrender

Long distance, surf ski and sprint paddlers rejoice: South African paddling legend Oscar Chalupsky, along with co-author Graham Spence, have a new memoir on...

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MT Sobek Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Plus: A List of Sobek 1st D’s)

Celebrate your own first descents all you want. Unless you're Ben Stookesberry, you likely don't hold a torch to...
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Amazing Vacations of Costa Rica

Amazing Vacations and kayaking the best Costa Rica has to offer got hand in hand.   Read about our experience paddling...

Apumayo Expediciones of Peru

Paddling Life & Apumayo Expediciones welcome you to choose between the best rivers in Peru for Rafting trips and...

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MT Sobek Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Plus: A List of Sobek 1st D’s)

Celebrate your own first descents all you want. Unless...

Say It Ain’t So: North Fork Champs Cancelled

One of extreme kayaking's most iconic events has thrown...