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The Backender Boat

Ohiopyle Falls is an inflection point. After meandering downstream of the Pennsylvania line, the falls marks a shift in the river.

Open-boat Bomber Nolan Whitesell

Until Nolan Whitesell, even the best open canoeists lacked a true combat roll. When they capsized in whitewater, they swam. As a teenager in Georgia,...

The Prophet of Polyethylene

“One word, just one word. Are you listening? “Plastics.” That career advice-turned-movie-catchphrase debuted with The Graduate in 1967, the same year a 49-year-old L.A....

The History Of Liquidlogic Kayaks

A little history: In the late 90’s, Perception kayaks was at the top of their game. Leading edge designers, amazing paddling team, great administration…a tricked-out...

UNFILTERED: Corran Addison

At the very least, count on Corran Addison to shake things up. The brash, innovative, and often-controversial designer of the late ‘90s and early...

Anton Prijon (1929 – 2016)

It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Anton Prijon, world champion and world famous boat manufacturer. Toni Prijon was...

Vladimir Vanha En Memoriam

It was with sadness that I learned that one of kayakings most influential design pioneers passed away recently--Vladimir Vanha. The first time I ever saw...
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Canoe Slalom (1951)

L/S Start of slalom pan at 1 ft. to canoeist going down river. watchers on bank. M/S Another canoeist starting. C/U Another canoeist paddling....

Pyranha Memories: The Rotobat

I designed the RotoBat in 1984 with the help of leading paddlers at the time, including Dave Reynolds. The 1980s were a great time to...
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Vladamir Vanha Tribute

This is "vladimir tribute" by on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.