Carmen Kuntz

Kayakers Defend The Free-Flowing Balkan Rivers

The Balkan River Defence (BRD) connect a network of people, from local villagers to national conservation organizations.

Why Unleashed Will Survive

There’s no doubt Unleashed has balls. The question is, does it have legs? The brand-new, self-supported, multi-stage kayaking competition is a who’s-who of big water boating. Fresh off its...

Balkan Rivers Tour 2 Dispatches: Part 2

You know the living is good when you spend the morning ski touring untouched snow high in the alpine, and the afternoon boofing your way through spectacular limestone canyons....

Balkan Rivers Tour 2 Dispatches: Part 1

PART 1 – Soča River, from Source-to-Sea The sun is just peaking out over the Julian Alps, in western Slovenia. A lone skier starts down the mountain, making sharp...

Building An Empire: Titan Kayaks

If dreaming up your own kayak design doesn’t sound like enough of a challenge, imagine also planning, engineering and building your own kayak manufacturing equipment; and then...

Building An Empire: FeatherWeight Kayaks

If the hand-drawn, custom art decorating the bottom of the boat doesn’t give away a FeatherWeight kayak, the amount of air between the boat and the water...

Building An Empire: Waka Kayaks

The sun is barely up. Soft light touches the green water of the Kaituna River, making it sparkle. Giant fern trees, straight out of Jurassic Park, hang...

Sweden’s Untouched Whitewater

Windblown snowdrifts dappled by the soft light of the midnight sun make the winding, wilderness roads of rural northern Sweden look like a painting from the front...

Backcountry Booze: The Best New Ways to Imbibe in...

You’ve spent the day paddling, portaging and pondering life from the seat of a canoe. You have earned a refreshment or two. However, adult drinks don’t come easy in...