Gauley According to Nealy

By Jeff Moag Artist and OG dirtbag William Nealy has gone by many monikers, from Mr. December to Whitewater’s Poet Laureate. Nealy defied easy labels,...

Kayakers Gain Access to Ohiopyle Falls

For decades, kayakers and other whitewater boaters were prohibited by park safety rules from paddling over the crest of an 18-foot waterfall in this...

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...

None of them knew the color of the sky

Despite living only three hours away, I had never set eyes upon the Niagara River Gorge before a cold and misty morning this September....
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Juma of Itanda

Humanity, hope and the fate of a mighty river. As Juma Via Kalikwani walks through the dirt streets of his hometown, he is bombarded with...

On Permanence And Lost Paddles

Naming a rapid is an act of defiance.
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Jondachi

A short film by Mike McKay The Jondachi river cuts its way through the jungles of the Napo Valley in Ecuador. For those who live...

A Creek Contested

“A state-recognized Virginia treasure,” I say as I pull up to the infamous Johns Creek, a jewel of southwestern Virginia that, until recently, was illegal...

Waterfalls: Forbidden Fruit or Calculated Risk?

"The following article is bound to be viewed as controversial at best and irresponsible or reckless at worst. But out interest in the subject...