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.

The Re-Evolution Of Whitewater Kayak Design

Whitewater kayak design is going back to the future, and the future has never looked so good.

Industry Braces As Tariffs Take Effect

“Trump: Good or bad for paddlesports?”  We posed that question to industry leaders for last year’s Sound Off section of Paddling Business. It was a tongue-in-cheek query, designed to invite...

The Real Fight To Save America’s Public Lands

This past May, the Outdoor Industry Association released a report claiming outdoor recreation contributes $887 billion and 7.6 million jobs to the U.S. economy. The message is that the...

Making Paddling Safer

Paddlesports has a safety problem. The number of paddling related deaths in the United States has increased every year for more than a decade — from 98 in 2004...

The New Canoe Boom

Canoeing has boomed and gone bust before. At the turn of the 19th-century there was no better way for young people to seek romance beyond the...