Paddling Magazine Staff

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Video: River of Return

Join Jessica and Sammy Matsaw of the Shoshone-Bannock tribes as they reclaim their people's place on the middle Fork of the Salmon River.

The Beginner’s Guide To Standup Paddleboarding

Many standup paddleboarders have a vivid memory of their first time encountering the sport of SUP. Maybe they witnessed someone gliding across the water at the beach, or perhaps...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Bows

Bow paddlers are unfairly maligned—referred to as bow meat, deadweight and worse. In an effective flatwater tandem team, the bow paddler is the engine, setting cadence and providing...

20 industry experts on predictions, consolidation, trade wars and...

What will the 2010s be remembered for? The meteoric rise of SUP. MTI’s first booth at Surf Expo was in 2010. Most buyers had no idea life jackets were a...

101 Inspirational Paddling Quotes We Know You’ll Love

It seems just about every activity out there has its own set of inspirational quotes, clever catch-phrases and quips nowadays. The world of paddlesports is no exception. Enjoy our...
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Video: Surviving COVID-19 For Sea Kayakers

"In 2020 we had big plans," writes filmmaker Tom Vetterl. "Several expeditions and trainings were in the making, I wanted to start my BCU education to become a sea...

A Paddler’s Guide to Social Distancing

Iced in with nowhere to go? As more states and provinces recommend people work from home, stay home from school, cancel paddling events and practice social distancing, many are...

Coronavirus Updates: Everything you need to know about how...

As more states and provinces declare emergencies and people practice social distancing due to the spread of COVID-19, the ripples are being felt across the paddling world. Here are the...
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SEND Crew Descends Zambezi River

The SEND crew is at it again with an epic video of their descent of the Zambezi River in Africa. The Zambezi River is the fourth-longest river in Africa...