Jeff Moag

When archeologists excavate Jeff Moag’s garage some time in the distant future, they will unearth a nearly complete evolutionary record of whitewater kayaks dating back to the proto-plasticene epoch, circa 1997. He and his boats live in California, where he writes and trolls Craigslist for pristine RPMs.

Delta Kayaks Is The Latest Manufacturer to Get Ripped-Off...

Overseas knockoffs are nothing new in the paddling business, but it hits a little harder when it’s your baby they’re ripping off. Last year, Chinese company, Hangzhou Kudo Outdoors Inc.,...

What Kayakers Can Learn From the New York Ferry...

New York City is an extraordinary place to paddle. The Hudson waterfront on the west side of Manhattan boasts unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty and the world’s...

Rob Thompson is making the world’s first marine plastic...

The idea came to Rob Thompson on the coast of Cornwall, in southwest England. Staring at the bulging bags of trash he and his friends had collected from a...

How this coalition helped pass the biggest land-use bill...

Back in 2015, Forest Woodward released a film called The Important Places about floating the Grand Canyon with his father, Doug. The name came from a poem Doug wrote...

How Paddlesports Businesses Can Help Save The World

Back in 2015, Forest Woodward released a film called The Important Places about floating the Grand Canyon with his father Doug. The title, The Important Places, came from a...

Trade War Tariffs Suspended for Inflatable Kayaks

The paddlesports industry has been taking fire on all sides in the 18-month-old trade war, but one segment of the paddling business has finally caught a break. Certain inflatable...

Bottom Fishing

Remember the rent guy? He ran a viral campaign for governor of New York in 2010 based solely on the platform, “Rent is too damn high.” Kayak Bass Fishing’s Chad...

Trade War, Part II

Paddlesports is again in the tariff crossfire as the United States opens a new offensive in the global trade war. In May the Trump administration increased tariffs from 10...

Help Wanted: How Paddlesports Retailers Hire In A Tough...

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent in April, a 50-year low. The figure in Canada is 3.8 percent, and young people throughout North America are spending less...