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Teva Pulls Out of Mountain Games

The Teva Mountain Games are the Teva Mountain Games no more. The world's biggest stage for freestyle and creek racing will still be around, just not with Teva as a sponsor. Teva president Joel Heath announced Nov. 28 that the footwear giant is pulling out of the Games after an 11-year run. PL checks in with Heath for the lowdown...

Teva Founder Thatcher Hatches New Sandal Co.

He’s baaaack. Decades after founding footwear giant Teva in 1984, a born-in-the-Grand-Canyon brand that has since become synonymous with river running, Teva founder Mark Thatcher is at it again launching a new footwear company called Sazzi...

Czech’s Lasko On Top at Teva Exteme Champs

While creek racers in the Rockies and elsewhere are busy chalking up results domestically, a crew of kayakers overseas recently battled for top bragging rights in Italy at the unofficial Teva Extreme Kayaking World Championships...

Foreigners First at Teva Games’ Steep Creek Champs

Chalk two up for the foreigners. An Olympian from Down Under got up and over the competition at this year’s Homestake Creek Race at the Teva Mountain Games, as well as a gal from The Netherlands. Mike Dawson from New Zealand claimed a repeat victory in the Bud Light Lime Steep Creek Championships in Vail. On the women's side, Martina Wegman of The Netherlands beat out the women’s field for top honors...

Stand-up Surf’s Up in Colorado

Shaka-brah. That's what SUP paddlers will be saying in Colorado June 9-10 when the 2012 Rocky Mountain Surf Festival comes to Glenwood Springs. The Polynesian-themed extravaganza will feature surfing contests, music, food and product vendors, costumes, limbo competitions, hula hooping, goof boarding and more...

Dane Jackson, Nick Troutman Tie at Paddling Life Open

The water might not have been the highest competitors have seen but the excitement still was at this year’s seventh annual Paddling Life Pro Open on Monday, May 28, in Steamboat Springs, Colo. And the sub-par levels still didn’t stop some of the world’s best kayakers from putting on a sizzling show as the final event of the Yampa River Festival.

The Hunger For Water Games; Teva Plans Alternatives for Low Flows

Paddlers might be partying a little harder than usual at this year's Teva Games. Mother Nature has thrown every curve ball possible to the organizers of the Teva Mountain Games — from sinkholes and snowstorms to floods. This year it's drought. While organizers remain hopeful all whitewater and SUP events will take place as planned May 31-June 3, they'll make a final race status decision May 29....

Teva World Water Day

Paddlers give up water? A tall order, perhaps, but that’s what Teva is asking paddlers to do on the eve of the 19th annual World Water Day...

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