Paddling Magazine Staff

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Florida’s Bioluminescent Kayaking in Clear Kayaks (Video)

Whether blinking on the back of a firefly or glowing from a mysterious clump of mushrooms, bioluminescence often looks like magic. This video is no exception, as a cruising...
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Kayakers Almost Crushed By Collapsing Cliff On Lake Superior...

Craig Blacklock and Jon Smithers have spent years paddling along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, but have never seen anything as extraordinary as this before—let alone captured it on...
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Every Cold-Water Paddler Needs To Watch This Video

Planning an ice-out paddling trip? Watch this video first. In this 30-minute video, seven hardy volunteers from a variety of different industries plunge into icy cold water to learn how...
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Adventurous Kitty Loves The Outdoors (Video)

When you think of all the places you might stumble upon a contentedly napping cat, the deck of a floating kayak isn’t high on the list. Nonetheless, this adventurous...
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Dane Jackson Surfs Behind Two 90-Foot Yachts (Video)

In 2018, Dane Jackson put out a video of him surfing behind a two wake boats. That worked pretty well, and when things work pretty well you know it’s...
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Scary Hippo Encounter On The Lugenda River (Video)

Going on an African expedition is an unforgettable chance to visit exotic natural landscapes and observe the plants and animals that live there. But not all wildlife encounters are...
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Waterproof Phone Pouch Saves Life Of 17-Year-Old Paddleboarder (Video)

Would you have been prepared for an emergency situation like this? 17-year-old Alfie was paddleboarding off the coast of Gwynedd in Wales when he was separated from his board....
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200km Backcountry Canoe Trip In Algonquin Park (Video)

From the Filmmaker: Back in fall 2019, we set out on a 17-day backcountry canoe trip through Algonquin Park, Canada. The beauty of Ontario is tenfold during Fall. Although...
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Video: Clear Kayaking With Manatees In Florida

With their ponderous bulk and graceful slow-motion swimming manatees are among the most captivating marine creatures to encounter in the wild. Tourists flock to kayak and canoe among these...