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Inside the 24-Hour Distance Padding World Record

“What was a dark and empty silence crescendoed into a roar unparalleled by any other sound in nature. The paddlers ahead of me accelerated...

Kayakers Set New 24-Hour Distance Record

Sometimes ending a wild trip is the hardest part. Just ask Todd Wells and high-water kayaking cohorts Aniol Serrasolses, Tyler Bradt and Brendan Wells: What...

Kenton Grua: The Factor

Did you have any idea what was down there? “Yeah, we knew there'd be a big one down there … But basically we were...

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...

Grand Canyon Speed Record Falls

I had no energy left. I grabbed onto my boat and pulled my skirt. — Ben Orkin on his harrowing night swim in Lava Falls Last...

In the Cauldron Below

I was sitting in my kayak in the cauldron below. The waterfall towering ninety-eight feet and four inches above my head tossed and chilled...

Local Kayaker Matches Waterfall World Record

Like a glowing amber coal whipped to flame by a sudden gust, veteran local kayaker Shannon Carroll has a new spark in her eye,...

Who Is Tao Berman?

Tao Berman owns the world record for paddling over a 30-meter waterfall last August in Canada, but his newfound celebrity hasn't diminished his appetite...

Rocketing Into the Grand Canyon’s Great Unknown

IF YOU EVER take a guided river trip through the Grand Canyon, your guides are likely to tell you the story of Kenton Grua,...

The Green Mile

This past July I heard the words I have dreamed of hearing for many years: The Tuexdo Hydro Station will be running one unit at...