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Risa Shimoda – Rockette Woman

The Upper Eagle River segment can barely be seen from the road which winds hundreds of feet above its steep walled canyon located near...
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Dan River’s Epic Film

I took this footage using my dad’s Super 8 movie camera which I carried down the river in a waterproof ammo can. I would...

Unsponsored Q&A – John Weld

Tell us a little a bit about you accomplishments in the kayaking world  A brief bio: Started kayaking at age 11 in 1979. Went on...

Kayaking pioneer Jeff Snyder

Five years ago, Jeff Snyder had a rather tragic mishap. Kayaking over a 45-foot waterfall in Mexico, Snyder misfired and his boat landed perfectly...

Wilderness Voyageurs marks 50 years

OHIOPYLE — Wilderness Voyageurs founder Lance Martin took 300 people white-water rafting in the Youghiogheny River in 1959, the company’s first year in business....
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A Token of My Extreme

This video is a classic of West Virginia whitewater paddling, featuring many of the badasses of the region who pushed the boundaries of kayaking....

A hard look at Dimple Rock

On Sept. 16, 1961, six paddlers pointed their canoes to the right to avoid a large rock on the left side of Youghiogheny River,...

Made: John Weld

Hardly a week goes by without someone asking me or someone at IR the simple question: “where is your stuff made? In August of 1997,...
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The High Water Mark

John Regan had his hiking boots in the back of his boat. He knew, with the Upper Yough at seven feet, surging and pulsing...