Goodbye, William

“He was one of those characters like the Fonz … he was, in essence, cool. He was my inspiration.” -author Daniel Wallace, Nealy’s brother-in-law It was...

The Ragged Edge

Save for your own heart thudding behind your chest, the only noise you can hear is that of a thundering freight train. It’s a...

Spotlight: The Jeff West Story

Often the search for freedom is a tangled web of setbacks we weave through daily. It begins with a simple revolution in the mind...

Glacier to Gobi Expedition

On our third morning on the Kyrgyz Republic's Sary Jaz River, we faced our first life-and-death decision. The river flowed into an unnamed canyon...

The Risks We Take

Dear Soleil, It was June, 1997, and whitewater kayaking was experiencing a golden age. All disciplines of the sport were peaking, from freestyle to slalom...

Short History of the Stikine

The Grand Canyon of the Stikine River in northern British Columbia is one of the greatest whitewater runs in the world. Hidden away in...