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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...

CCA’er Ben Tracey Lived LARGE

Ben Tracey, an old friend and venerable Canoe Cruisers Association father, died last Saturday. Ben was a no-nonsense, practical, tactical, north-country mentor; ...who I...

For Kayakers, a River’s Allure — and Its Wrath

A kayaker pushed off the jagged rocks of the Virginia shoreline below Great Falls on Friday afternoon, and the swirling, churning water immediately pulled...
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Kayaking the Flood of 1996

Kayaking the 96 flood 1-20-1996 Paddlers are Skip Brown, Gill Rocha, Kevin O'Neill, Paul Shelp and the video shots from Chuck Dunkerley Video was restored from...

The Perfect Wave

Sunday January 21st. Everyone in the whitewater world knows what happened that day: Davey Hearn, current C1 World Slalom champion, was arrested for paddling...

World Champion canoeist has a row with the police

Four months ago Davey Hearn rode the shoulders of the world's top whitewater paddlers to the winner's circle in Nottingham, England, having just won...
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Eric Jackson in Outdoor Adventure Magazine (1993)

Here is an oldie but goodie! It is a good mix of my old days of paddling the Cross-Fire, Blast, shows off my "you...

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...

One of Their Own

WILL SEEBER wasn’t worried at first. The 24-year-old Bethesda kayaker had made his way down the Potomac River with fellow paddler Shannon Christy, so together...

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...