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Eric Jackson’s World Kayak Federation Promo

As the organizer of the first Head to Head Extreme Races, I worked on bringing extreme racing into the forefront of kayaking competition in...

The Green Race: You’ve Been Warned

“I have been warned of the stupidity of this activity, and I freely and of my own will accept this stupidity, ignore all warnings,...

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...

The Legend of Demshitz

People ask all the time, “What is Demshitz? Who is demshitz?” And the answer to that question is difficult to answer quickly and/or accurately…So Demshitz wrote it...

Patrick Camblin’s Risky Plan to Revive Whitewater Kayaking

A decade ago, top sponsored whitewater kayakers were making $100,000 a year and competitions were booming at venues like the world championships in Graz,...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Green Race

When this year’s 20th anniversary of the coveted Green Race near Asheville, N.C., kicks off on Nov. 7, it’ll draw some of the world’s...
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Botella

A short film by Mike McKay The Rio Alseseca in Mexico tears its way from a dormant volcano high above Veracruz in a ceaseless torrent...
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The Lord of the Fork

The white water of the Russell Fork is some of the most difficult and dangerous in the country. Every year on the fourth Saturday...

Great Falls: A breeding ground

A chance encounter in the Landon School lunchroom in 1961 changed the fate of whitewater kayaking in the D.C. area. Tom McEwan was 15 when...