Tommy Yon runs Bald River Falls

After hearing about his amazing decent over the falls I was able to chat with Tommy at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina.Rick...
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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....

The Daniel Effect

Okay, here’s how we’re gonna do this. That was a good signal to pay attention to Daniel DeLaVergne because the king of logistics was about...

Rush Sturges, Marlow Long, & Brooks Baldwin

Judging from the footage in Young Gun Productions' 2004 DVD New Reign, extreme kayaking has found its heirs apparent. The flick, 30-plus minutes of...

Epic Descent: The River Wildest

After a decade of failed attempts and fatal rebuffs, an Outside-sponsored expedition runs Tibet's Upper Tsanpgo Gorge—and lives to tell about it. ON FEBRUARY 16,...

Paddling with Scott Lindgren

With Burning Time II, world-class kayaker and filmmaker Scott Lindgren is back doing what he does best—scouring the world for the most intense rapids,...

In the Cauldron Below

I was sitting in my kayak in the cauldron below. The waterfall towering ninety-eight feet and four inches above my head tossed and chilled...

Great Falls: A breeding ground

A chance encounter in the Landon School lunchroom in 1961 changed the fate of whitewater kayaking in the D.C. area. Tom McEwan was 15 when...

Whitewater Pioneer John Berry

Berry lived in Bethesda, Maryland and was an outstanding whitewater canoeist and competitor during the 50's and 60's. He began racing in 1956 at...

The Evolution of Whitewater Kayaking

"THE IMPACT WAS HEAVY," says 23-year-old Montanan kayaker Tyler Bradt of his 80-mile-per-hour entry into the pool at the bottom of eastern Washington's 186-foot...