Kayak daredevil Pedro Olivia’s 127ft record waterfall drop

He hit speeds of 70mph in his freefall down the Salto Belo falls into the waters of the Rio Sacre, a tributary of the...

Waterfall World Record: Pedro Comes Clean

In March, 26-year-old Brazilian Pedro Oliva sent shockwaves through the whitewater world when he dropped a 127-foot waterfall on Brazil’s Rio Sacre. Since then,...

Terminal Velocity

Irresponsible or reckless at worst. An extreme deviation from sound boating practices. Those were the words of the editor of Canoe magazine describing Wick Walker's...

The Boof Will Set You Free

When Ed Lucero plummeted 105.6 feet over Canada's Alexandra Falls, he set a new world record for the highest plunge in a kayak. What...

Into the Heart of Darkness

Virgin rapids will soon be a thing of the past on Colorado’s Gunnison River, thanks in part to the fearless exploits of a trio...
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Falling Down

In 1996, B. J. Johnson & Katie Neitart created what may be the best kayak music video ever made.  That video was Fallin Down,...

Grand Canyon: Running the River

River Running in the Grand Canyon has always been a mixture of daring, good luck, and stamina. Such was the case for one of...

Timeline- Remembering Hendri Coetzee

1997: Hendri Coetzee meets Pete Meredith, who immediately hires him to guide rafts on the Zambezi, the world’s premier commercially guided big-water Class V...

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...

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...