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This video is of the Kiyotsugawa, which remains one of my favorite rivers to this day.” ~ Diane Brasuell


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NoliFest 2020 Beat Nightfall BoaterX Results

Photo by Morgan Burchfiel On Friday evening of June 19th the local river community gathered for the first time during the pandemic to try to continue the good times of NoliFest. NoliFest had to be cancelled this year due to Coronavirus safety concerns, but Matt and I...

Lyons Still Rocks

Even I. The world of Covid, the Lyons Kids Club has had a booming season. With the next generation of Lyons boaters hitting the water of the St. Vrain River, and several of the older members providing local instruction, it has proven to be an incredible season. As in...

Zen 3.0 Upper Palguin Style!

Crystal-clear water, scenic views, and quality whitewater, are only a few aspects that make the Upper Palguin a true Chilian classic. For my first trip to Chile, I was ecstatic to paddle this spectacular river after seeing it countless times in kayaking videos. The...

Like a Salmon in Gaula

Gaula river is located in Middle Norway, it is a place with a long history beloved by salmons and kayakers alike. Gaula whitewater is a threat for locals from Trondheim region who knows the side creeks as Sokna, Bua, Fora, Hauka, Stavilla and Ena can offer deep...

The Glorious, 40th Annual, Upper Yough Race

40th Annual Upper Yough Race I’m a new observer of white water paddling and all that it entails. A year ago, I didn’t really know about these men and women with broad shoulders and calloused hands who regularly use the word ‘boof’ in conversation. During the time...

Finding new (to me) local rivers [Video]

Last fall my wife Annie and I moved back to Maryland from Colorado. This year we made a point of exploring our local creeks and rivers in Maryland after rain storms. We paddled a fun local drop that is able to be a park and huck in a local state park. This drop was...

Beating the Heat During the Pandemic | Whitewater Kayaking

“What is everyone watching these days on Netflix? Any great series that I can’t miss? I’m going crazy and need something to watch. Thanks in Advance.” This has to honestly be one of the top 5 questions posed on Social Media. I mean, how many Netflix series have...

Mindset: Growth or Failure?| Whitewater Kayaking

Do you ever have those moments where you do something on the river, mess up and replay it over and over in your head wondering how you messed it up and your self-talk isn’t all that positive? What if you could change that mindset and look at how you can grow and...

Little Shredder Introduction – Makinley Kate Hargrove

Hi, my name is Makinley Kate Hargrove and I am 12 years old. My home river is the Chattahoochee, at the RushSouth Whitewater Park, nestled between Phenix City, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia. How I Got Started: My dad was the first to start kayaking in our family, and...

Inner City Kids Kayaking – Increasing Diversity in Paddling

Despite kayaking’s origins in the Inuit communities of the far north, modern-day whitewater kayaking is a predominantly White sport and has been for a long time. Yes, there are paddlers of color worldwide, but the majority of kayakers out there are White. In the 17...


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Zen 3.0

Everything you’ve always loved about the Zen, made even better! Whether you’re just learning to stay upright, running a beautiful river with your friends, or looking for your next creek boat, the Zen 3.0 will give you the confidence to enjoy your adventure.





The Nirvana brings speed, stability, and maneuverability to any class of whitewater, inspiring confidence like never before. High bow rocker keeps you dry while flying over waves and holes, making the Medium Nirvana a sub-9’ racing machine. However, unlike many racing kayaks, the Nirvana is accessible— both responsive and forgiving— such that it feels at home on everything from beginner whitewater to the most demanding Class-V rapids. If you want a performance inspiring river-running/creek boat that’ll knock rapids down a class, then the Nirvana is the boat for you! Available in two sizes, M and L.




Rockstar 4.0


The 4th Generation of the most decorated freestyle/playboat design ever made takes freestyle kayaking to new heights… Straight out of the water.  Designed to give you more pop and air than ever before, the Rockstar 4.0 is the most “aerial” boat we have ever made. We’ve improved the comfort in the knees as well as added more foot room. We’ve made the boat more balanced to help you stay vertical end over end, and we’ve made it more durable with our new track system. So whether you’re looking at getting your first loop, linking your first ends or winning the local or global rodeos, this boat’s for you.



JK River Mountain Sun Shirt

This triblend tee brings the fit and comfort of a vintage tee in a brand new version! Screenprinted with a sweet waterfall/mountain/river design featuring Jackson Kayak, this tee is by American Apparel and made in the USA.  This is one of many groovy branded apparel we have in our store.  Check them out!


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