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Explorer Will Steger On His Next Arctic Paddling Challenge

Find out what famed polar explorer Will Steger has to say about his next paddling challenge.

Kayaker Ciaran Heurteau’s Rapid Career Transition

The change from slalom to expedition kayaking and filmmaking.

Sabrina Barm Designs Esquif’s Extasy Canoe

The first female open boat designer is making waves as Esquif's newest OC1 designer.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Whitewater Play...

Driving across the heartland of America, you’d be hard pressed to notice the exit for Main Street, Charles City, Iowa. Nestled in the endless...

River Therapy: Healing Through Whitewater

WHITEWATER HEALING Look up the definition for “ideas guy” and you might see a picture of indefatigable whitewater canoeist and entrepreneur Jim Coffey. So when Coffey’s family was...

Profile: Rediscover North America

Just months after completing the first-ever west to east canoe journey across Canada’s Yukon, Northwest and Nunavut territories in 2012, Minnesota-based adventurer Winchell Delano, 30, felt an itch....

The World’s Economy: Examining the World Freestyle Kayak Championships

From grassroots rodeo festival to slick mega-production, whitewater’s biggest competition has come a long way from a handful of river nomads gathering to twirl their paddles for bragging rights....

The Fight to Save the Boundary Waters

A mere glimpse of a map of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters and Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park is enough to set the imaginations of Dave and Amy Freeman racing. The husband-and-wife founders...

The Craftsman: Brian Shields

Brian Shields will never forget the moment he was smitten by the aesthetics of a whitewater canoe. “It was a Dagger Caption with wood trim and Tennessee cherry decks,”...