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The River People

Snaking through bush-clad canyons, the Kaituna River is a mystical gorge of fast-moving water, steep drops and turbulence. The remote stretch, which carries the...

Drowned

How do you save someone who's already dead? Rafa Ortiz, Rush Sturges, and Gerd Serrasolses found out. The Rio Tulijá is a remote white-water river...

US Whitewater Rafting Team just misses speed record

The raft was lined up perfectly for the massive rapid. The Colorado-based team — eight accomplished paddlers on sliding seats atop a 48-foot custom raft...

Seven Days of Demshitz

The Demshitz crew, all but one of them in kayaking gear, was scouting a 40-foot waterfall they called the Dirty Toilet Bowl on the...

Into the Heart of Darkness

Virgin rapids will soon be a thing of the past on Colorado’s Gunnison River, thanks in part to the fearless exploits of a trio...

A River Reborn

As kayakers, experiencing a new river is as easy as hopping in a car and driving to a new region. However, rarely do we...

Consumed

The lone African explorer drags his kayak ashore and begins to collect firewood from around the little beach on the left bank of the White...

Walk the line

I remember waking up from phone call. As I gained consciousness, I realized I missed the call. I rest my head back down on...

Tommy Yon runs Bald River Falls

After hearing about his amazing decent over the falls I was able to chat with Tommy at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina.Rick...

Grand Canyon Speed Record Falls

I had no energy left. I grabbed onto my boat and pulled my skirt. — Ben Orkin on his harrowing night swim in Lava Falls Last...