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...

Consumed

The lone African explorer drags his kayak ashore and begins to collect firewood from around the little beach on the left bank of the White...

Walk the line

I remember waking up from phone call. As I gained consciousness, I realized I missed the call. I rest my head back down on...

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...

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...
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The Lord of the Fork

The white water of the Russell Fork is some of the most difficult and dangerous in the country. Every year on the fourth Saturday...

Slim Ray, father of whitewater rescue

Dedicated to preventing future disasters on the river, he and fellow NOC guide Les Bechdel worked together and came up with a range of...

Keller lives for thrills of big drops

It was late June 2003 when North Carolina paddling prodigy Pat Keller ventured into Rutherford Creek in British Columbia, a seldom-run and remote stretch...

Kayaking’s Wildest Competition

In Early May, Quebec’s Mistassini River is still full of ice. Muscled up with spring runoff and stained almost black by tannins from tundra...

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,...