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Jamie McEwan: A Rapid History

A retrospective of Jamie McEwan's paddling career: 1972 Olympics (0:29); 1973 Grand Canyon with Walt Blackadar (18:57); 1989 World Cup Race, Minden, Ontario (37:46); 1992 Olympic Trials (46:56); 1992...

Legends of Rafting: Mark Cramer

Mark Cramer is the only person to have rafted North America’s big-water Triple Crown: Turnback Canyon of the Alsek, Devils Canyon of the Susitna,...

A Defining Moment

Del Mare nationals 1975, the Zepher Crew tore the world of competition apart, a punk ass team of misfits from dog town revolutionised the...

Most Influential Boaters of All Time

This list was tough to compile—countless people have contributed to the white- water boating scene over the years. We asked ourselves how paddling would...

The Wrong Side of the Edge

I was tired and spent as I rose up over another big wave. Appearing out of white foam like apparition, was the end of...

History, GCA and Explorer Scouts

My white water roots go back to a four-day canoe/camping trip in June of ’59 on West Virginia’s Cacapon River, connected to a grueling...

Southern Paddlin’ Still Making Waves

Circa 1975. GOPC founder Tom Valone in his Chuck Taylors at the Haw Rivers steel bridge take out. Notes on the back of this photo...

Canoe & Kayak: Milestones

Canoe & Kayak's Staff and contributors remember key moments that changed the course of paddling's last four decades. Read: Canoe & Kayak, Milestone
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Susitna River Second Descent

*Though the video says first descent, the footage is from the second descent in 1976. The first descent occured in 1972 and was also...