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America’s Deliverance

Scott Strausbaugh and Joe Jacobi gave U.S. paddlers their first Whitewater gold in history As in Paddling a Canoe, there are two sides to consider...

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...

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...

Earning Her Place

Bunny Johns became a paddler mostly by accident. As a college freshman in the early 1960s, she’d lined up a summer job in her hometown...
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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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Southern Fried Creekin’

Southern Fried Creekin' was the second in the series of videos released by Gentry Video Productions in the early 1990's. It was released at...

The man who found flow in the rapids

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the United States, lies within 500,000 acres of dense forest spread across the...
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Narrows of the Green, 1994

A video that I didn't make (and have no idea who did) of the Narrows of the Green River outside Asheville, NC. Great action...