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The Secret History of the Green

When John Kennedy and Tom Visnius launched on North Carolina’s Narrows of the Green in the autumn of 1988, they knew very little about...

The Dams That Nearly Swallowed the Gorilla

Most whitewater paddlers don’t know this, but Dec. 12 will mark 110 years since an engineer’s failed plan for a Western North Carolina river...
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Summer 1989, Green Narrows

Tom Visnius and John Kennedy are credited with having the first descents of all the rapids in the Green River Narrows near Saluda, North...

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,...

Ultra Classic: the Wayne Gentry Interview

At the 1991 Gauley Festival Wayne Gentry released Green Summer, his first whitewater film. While Bob Benner called Gorilla “the most bodacious rapid ever...
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An Hour With Corran Addison

Episode 17 is live. Special thanks to Corran Addison for the interview. Subscribe on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/a... Subscribe on Stitcher here: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/john-... RSS Direct Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/HammerFactor Subscribe on Youtube Here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfNW... Subscribe on...
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Green Summer (1991)

Steep creek boating on the Narrows of the Green River. Paddlers include Woody Callaway, Doug Wellman, Bo Eakens, Dave "Psycho" Simpon, and Corran Addison....

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...
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Hammer Factor: Eric Jackson And The Business Of Kayaks

Louis Geltman provides us with some insight as to how the recent election will affect his work in Washington D.C. Go to outdooralliance.org and...

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...