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The hammer nails the Nantahala

Eric (Hammer) Evans was a legend in kayaking several slalom titles ago. Now he has won his ninth championship Since walrus hunting by kayak has...

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....

Canoeing’s ‘Pops’ Still Makes Waves

Jamie McEwan looks too young to be such an old legend. Particularly when he is racing his canoe through the thundering froth of the...

Whitewater Pioneer John Berry

Berry lived in Bethesda, Maryland and was an outstanding whitewater canoeist and competitor during the 50's and 60's. He began racing in 1956 at...

Racing Through the 70’s

During the late 60’s and early 70’s whitewater kayaks were hard to find and kayak schools didn’t exist. You learned to boat from the guys...