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Speak up for a Wild and Scenic Nolichucky!

Here at DBP we strongly believe in protecting rivers around the world. This is one of the main aims of ...

Spotlight: Master Craftsman Keith Backlund

Reissue of a classic bio from the Throwback Thursday Spotlight series on master craftsman Keith Backlund

WHITEWATER FAMILY MAN ~ The Nick Troutman interview.

Dale #danewho Guarniere and Mike Toughill interview Jackson Kayak star Nick Troutman on family, paddling, and Wallace.


Jay Young brings to life the story of the Cheat River in the aftermath of the Flood of 1985 in this first of a two part series

DB BOOKCLUB: Freestyle Kayaking

New edition of the classic freestyle manual now available in English! Reviewed by Editor-in-Chief Chicago Mike Toughill just in time for the Holidays! Feliz Navidad!

Standing Rock: 1 Year Later

Emily Yates looks back on a powerful memory from Standing Rock, and looks forward to today and its impact on her life and clean water.

Dirt Bags Recognized. ~Michelle Terrell

DBP Admin Michelle Terrell accepts an award on behalf of us all from American Whitewater and Bluegrass Wildwater Association for our river cleanups. She also covers this year's Lord of the Forks Race and the Russell Fork Rendezvous.

SACRED SPACE ~ A River called Home. by Ythsta Resovich 

It’s a near moonless night, and the company I keep is not of this realm as I sit here. I ...

PEARLS IN THE MOUNTAIN ~ Excerpt #2. by Joe Norwood 

It was after lunch when we got back to Poplar. Some commercial trips were out, and more would be coming ...

SPEED DEMON ~ Whitewater World Champion Sandra Hyslop

EDITOR’S DESK: This month on the cover of our Magazine we’ve featured four fantastic Women of Whitewater, or #WOW! from ...