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....

Paddler Profile: Kay Henry

Kay Henry, 60, launched a boating revolution in 1971 when she founded Mad River Canoe Company with then-husband Jim. Known for their innovative design,...

How the MWWP was created

It was built from a rather bland riverbed by a small group of volunteers. They wished to provide a place that was reliable for...

Vladimir Vanha En Memoriam

It was with sadness that I learned that one of kayakings most influential design pioneers passed away recently--Vladimir Vanha. The first time I ever saw...

The man who found flow in the rapids

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the United States, lies within 500,000 acres of dense forest spread across the...

Pyranha Memories: The Rotobat

I designed the RotoBat in 1984 with the help of leading paddlers at the time, including Dave Reynolds. The 1980s were a great time to...
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Shooting The Rapids (1927)

Story featuring a new invention - a light collapsible canoe. C/U of man putting the craft together by the side of a fast flowing river....

A Brief History of the Packraft

Backpacking is great. But water is the blood of a landscape. In a boat, drifting at eye level with the water, undistracted by the...
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Vladamir Vanha Tribute

This is "vladimir tribute" by on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.