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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.

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Archive Festival Kayaking Lifestyle River cleanups

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.

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Kayaking Lifestyle

River People. by Michael Potter 

Michael Potter celebrates the river people in his life in homage to this season of Thanksgiving

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Kayaking Lifestyle

Confessions of a Slow Learner. by Lauralyn Chrisley

Ever missed your roll back in the early days and thought… “I QUIT!” Maybe that was 15 years ago, maybe that was yesterday!! Lauralyn Chrisley discusses the trials and tribulations of learning paddling skills
and her method of learning.

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knowledge Lifestyle Rafting

So You Want To Be A Raft Guide? by Hannah Fetzer

Young raft guide Hannah Fetzer shares some tips that helped get her into Raft Guiding.

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Lifestyle Rafting

Cat Boating The Globe. by Allie Hutto

Help fund this great adventure!

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Kayaking Lifestyle

Dipesh Gurung ~ by Juniper Rose 

Cover: Dipesh Gurung, aka Dip teaching rolling on the March 2016 Beginners and Intermediates Expedition  Dipesh Gurung was raised in a self-described “normal village” in Nepal. He now has the chance to lead the way in developing Nepal’s kayak instruction standards. The goal is to raise Nepal to the highest standards of kayak instruction in the […]

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Adventure Kayaking Lifestyle

International Rivers Day: Rafa Ortiz paddles the great falls

To celebrate world rivers day, Rafa Ortiz took on the great falls of the Potomac River, a set of grade V falls just outside Washington DC. Check out the images below and see the full article over at Red Bull. World Rivers Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of September around the world. Our […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle

The Really Big Deal (for the Newbs)

(Cover Image: Beautiful Bernice Karnett on Oblique Falls, Hiwassee River, TN. Photographed by Mike Tossing.) Some paddling days are extra special. On those days, my friends and I get up even earlier. We check and double-check our gear, our throw ropes, our first aid kits, the charge on our cameras. There’s a low buzz humming just below […]

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Kayaking Lifestyle

Paddling Banter: Seagulls, Laughs and noxious gases

As another month comes to a close, we bring you another dose of webcomics from Paddling Banter. This months selection features confused seagulls, summer paddling and how to describe rapids. Read on for more! You shouldn’t be worried about seagulls… Swans are much meaner and scarier, as are geese! Run!   The opposite effect of […]