||New ED for NFCT
While that's a lot of acronyms, the future is all spelled out for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, which recently announced the appointment of Karrie Thomas is its new executive director... Read more.
||National Parks Traveler Releases Guide to Paddling
Talk about timing. While paddling in Yellowstone National Park is getting all the attention these days with House Bill 3492 recently passing by unanimous vote in the House, National Parks Traveler has introduced the first comprehensive guide dedicated to paddling in our nation's national parks.... Read more.
||NRS Now Fully Employee Owned
When you mess up a line in a rapid, you have to own up to it. Employees at Moscow, Idaho's NRS are now doing the same for their products. What started in Bill Parks garage 42 years ago is now fully employee owned as NRS has made the move to being entirely employee owned as of 2014... Read more.
||Kayaking in the Boondocks of…Botswana
We all have those buddies who gallivant around the globe paddling. Now you can one-up them by actually paddling in, yes, Botswana. This summer, Boulder, Colo.’s Natural Habitat Adventures debuts its first-ever paddling trip across the country’s Okavango Delta, promising wildlife, wetlands and a coveted stamp in your passport… Read more.
||20th Annual New Year’s Float Canceled in Chicago
One of the nation’s most ardent group of New Years Day paddlers, who regularly turn off the simmering black-eyed peas to ring in the new year by paddling the Windy City’s North Branch of the Chicago River, had to break with tradition this year due to the recent cold snap sweeping the nation… Read more.
||Bill Introduced to Allow Boating in Yellowstone
There’s a chance kayakers might finally be able to paddle in Yogi country. Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis recently introduced HR 3492 which would eliminate longstanding federal regulations that prohibit paddling on rivers in Yellowstone National Park and on some waters not currently open in Grand Teton National Park. The final say over which rivers would be opened to paddling would rest with park managers... Read more.
||The Ultimate Compliment
Sure, Budweiser just named EJ an ambassador for its Budweiser American Ale. But does he have a beer named after him? The late Ed Lewis, a mild-mannered canoeist from the Midwest, has even EJ the Olympian beat. His moniker’s on a malted beverage... Read more.
November 11th, 2013 • Lake Titicaca Circumnavigation Completed in 38 Days
• KEEN Launches KEEN Effect Grant
October 16th, 2013 • Outfitter Offers Sea Kayaking Trip on Siberia’s Kamchatka Peninsula
August 16th, 2013 • Canoe Tripper Kevin Callan Takes on Cooking
August 7th, 2013 • Firefighters Dream of Ice and a Northwest Passage Record
• Bad Weather Did Not Deter Solo Paddle Around Iceland
August 3rd, 2013 • OR Summer Market New Product Recap
July 17th, 2013 • Special PL Exclusive: EJ and Corran on the State of the Paddling and SUP Industry!
June 19th, 2013 • 100 Extraordinary Paddling Experiences Now At Your Fingertips
June 4th, 2013 • AussieAussies Paddle 600 Miles in Kayaks Made from Plastic Bottles
May 22nd, 2013 • Day of the Daddy Long Legs: Justine Curgenven Tries to Circumnavigate Ireland
May 8th, 2013 • Brothers Plan Landmark Kayak Expedition from Brazil to Florida
May 6th, 2013 • Defensive Swimming Tips (from the Whitewater Rescue Institute’s Mike Johnston)
April 2nd, 2013 • Paddling Life/Playak Reach Content-sharing Agreement
April 1st, 2013 • 2013 KayaXpedition to be Held in Chesapeake, Virginia
March 28th, 2013 • 7th Time’s a Charm for Morley at Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival
March 25th, 2013 • Obama Designates New National Monuments of Interest to Paddlers
March 18th, 2013 • Paddling World Saddened by Death of Bomber Gear Founder Rick Franken
March 8th, 2013 • Mountain Folk to Tackle the Mississippi
February 28th, 2013 • Paddling Santa Catalina Island
February 26th, 2013 • Leisure Trends: Paddlesport Sales Surge 14% in 2012
February 14th, 2013 • Jon Turk to Speak at Canoecopia March 8-10
February 13th, 2013 • Wenonah's Mike Cichanowski Gets LaBrant Award from USCA
January 29th, 2013 • Remembering Canoe Pioneer Ralph Frese
January 22nd, 2013 • West Hansen Ends Amazon Express Expedition with Record Speed Descent
January 15th, 2013 • Julian Monroe Fisher Enters Phase II of Five-Year African Folbot Expedition
November 27th, 2012 • Bluesmiths: The Ultimate Board Short?
October 15th, 2012 • Sea Kayak Icon Derek Hutchinson Passes Away
September 28th, 2012 • Conservation Alliance Awards Record $700,000 in Grants; Several Wateway Organizations to Reap Benefits
September 11th, 2012 • Sea Kayaking Jackson Lake
September 7th, 2012 • KEEN Promotes World Recess Day Sept. 14!
August 8th, 2012 • Canoe & Kayak Magazine Bestows First-ever Paddler Awards at OR Show
July 24th, 2012 • Teva Founder Thatcher Hatches New Sandal Co.
July 23rd, 2012 • Johnson Watercaft to Close Bellingham, Wash., Offices
May 29th, 2012 • Inside the Adirondack Paddlefest in Old Forge, NY
April 16th, 2012 • Fearless: One Woman, One Writer, One Year of Toil
April 5th, 2012 • Hungarian Man Becomes First to Canoe (yes, canoe) Single-handed Across the Atlantic.
March 19th, 2012 • Outdoor Nation Awards $30,000 to Youth Paddling Programs
March 16th, 2012 • Teva World Water Day
March 13th, 2012 • U.S. Nails It: Qualifies C-1/C-2 Spots at Pan Am Games for London Olympics
March 5th, 2012 • Paddle4Peace Pairs Paddling with Philanthropy
February 6th, 2012 • Extreme Sea Kayak World Mourns Loss of Eric Soares
February 1st, 2012 • Pelican Unveils 12 New Boats for 2012
January 23rd, 2012 • Freya Hoffmeister South America Circumnavigation Update ("It was the worst decision-making mistake of my life...")
November 30th, 2011 • Turk, Boomer Earn Nat'l Geo Adventurers of Year Award
November 28th, 2011 • Emotion Kayaks Sold to Lifetime Products
November 3rd, 2011 • Cuba Shines at 2011 Pan-American Games
October 31st, 2011 • Basque, UK Shine at World Surf Kayak Champs
October 28th, 2011 • NOC Opens New Store in Asheville
October 19th, 2011 • 2011 Whitewater Hall of Fames Inductees Honored
September 30th, 2011 • 2012 Whitewater Symposium Wraps up at Rock Island, TN, Oct 12-14
September 18th, 2011 • PL Canoe Schwag Review!
September 13th, 2011 • Freya’s At It Again
September 1st, 2011 • Turk, Boomer Complete Ellesmere Circumnavigation
August 26th, 2011 • Rock Creek Outfitters Rockin' Large with New Expansion
August 25th, 2011 • Wilderness Systems Earns a Hat-Trick With Third Consecutive “Boat Brand of the Year” Award
August 22nd, 2011 • Sprint Worlds Wrap-up in Hungary; U.S. Team Still Hopes for Olympic Spot
August 17th, 2011 • Paddle Council Receives $30K Grant from Nielsen
August 4th, 2011 • OR Gets Underway with On-water Demo
July 31st, 2011 • Paddlers Forced to Abort “Shetland Bus” Expedition
July 29th, 2011 • OR Paddlesports Preview
July 21st, 2011 • The Ladies’ Kayak Project
July 13th, 2011 • This Man Will Crush You
May 24th, 2011 • Spotlight: Ocean Kayak Founder Tim Niemier
May 3rd, 2011 • Hitchcock Creek: Birth of a Blue Trail by Jeffrey Cheatham
April 22nd, 2011 • 1st Annual Northwest Paddling Festival- June 25&26 Jack Block Park, West Seattle
April 8th, 2011 • AIRE Announces Video Contest for 2011.
March 28th, 2011 • Paddling Community Mourns Loss of Canadian Canoe Museum Founder Kirk Wipper
February 8th, 2011 • One More Time...With Feeling
February 4th, 2011 • Doba Does It! Madman Completes Solo Transatlantic Kayak Crossing
January 21st, 2011 • One More Time Around: Circumnavigating Australia
January 14th, 2011 • Crossing the Pond: A. Doba attempts solo transatlantic kayak crossing
December 21st, 2010 • Confluence Buys Bomber Gear
December 15th, 2010 • PL Exclusive Q&A with USACK ED Joe Jacobi
December 7th, 2010 • Another One Bites the Dust
November 19th, 2010 • Paddler Replaced by Rapid
November 1st, 2010 • Chaco Debuts ToeCoop, PedShed; Awards Kayak Instructor Accolades
October 15th, 2010 • Fluid Kayak Reveals
September 7th, 2010 • Flash Flood Closes Mineral Bottom Road; Affects Canyonlands Canoeists
August 19th, 2010 • Bad Week for Sharks and Sea Kayaks!
August 3rd, 2010 • Super-size Me
July 2nd, 2010 • 4th Annual Chicago Shoreline Marathon
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