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  • The Green River Games' Sierra Nevada Silverback
    Welcome to the Green River Games 2014
    According to journalist Christine Boush, “The Green River Games competitors face a daunting race because the event combines whitewater kayaking, mountain-biking and trail-running. Typically, according to Boush, “The daunting amount of...
  • Maine whitewater club opens events to kids
    The Maine Canoe and Kayak Racing Organization develops new survival strategy
    Members of the Maine Canoe and Kayak Racing Organization (Mackro), founded in 1986, realize that for (Mackro) to survive they need to recruit the next generation of whitewater paddlers. In an interview with Deirdre Fleming of the Portland Press...
  • NOC Canoe Club Challenge #1
    Fifteen family friendly outdoor adventure and paddling events hosted by NOC
    The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) has played an integral role in putting Western North Carolina (WNC) on the map offering whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, canoe and kayak instruction, guided tours and worldwide adventure...
  •  Summer Camp: The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC)
    If you like to rock ride and paddle Charlotte has the perfect summer camp for yo
    Since 2006, the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte North Carolina has provided unlimited opportunities for people of all ages and skill levels to enjoy the wonders and magic of the “Great Outdoors.” Throughout the...
  • Book Review, Whitewater of the Southern Rockies
    Book Review, Whitewater of the Southern Rockies
    Whitewater of the Southern Rockies by Evan Stafford and Kyle McCutchen is a must have for all Rocky Mountain whitewater enthusiasts. More than just a guidebook, this whitewater bible is filled with detailed descriptions of nearly every stretch of...
  • Sea Kayaking andf Ocean Sports in the 21st Century
    Ocean sports attract millions of American paddlers and fitness seekers
    Millions of health conscious Americans are bypassing the gymnasiums this coming New Year. Instead, they are turning to the “Great Outdoors” in pursuit of exercise and recreation, according journalist Jennifer Best.“They’re...
  • Whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing Lower Clear Creek west of Golden
    Whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing Lower Clear Creek west of Golden
    Does Class IV whitewater close to the city sound too good to be true? Clear Creek near Golden proves otherwise with a nice long run of swirling, dipping and boiling rapids. This stretch of river is a spring and summer favorite destination for...
  • Jack the Cat
    Meet Jack The Cat, A People Pleaser
    It’s human nature to want to be known for something whether it be our intellect, beauty, artistic prowess, grammatical skills or something else. In the case of Jack, a cat currently up for adoption thanks to Community Cat, it also seems to...
  • McConnells Mill State Park
    Beware of Swift Water
    Slippery Rock Creek Gorge is a scenic gorge four miles long up to 400 feet in depth. A steep trail leads down to a restored watermill and covered bridge alongside Slippery Rock Creek. McConnells Mill State Park is on the east bank of the scenic...
  • Big whitewater for the end of Summer
    Big whitewater for the end of Summer
    Catch the big water this weekend. Saturday will see the biggest white water release of the summer in New England. The Kennebec River Turbine Test will take place September 8th.If you can't make it on the 8th for the big water release there is...
  • Ocoee Whitewater Center is a cool summer escape
    Ocoee Whitewater Center is a cool summer escape
    When the heat rolls in a lot of folks head for the hills. The mountains are always a popular destination for summer escapes. This year, why not combine an escape with history by visiting the site of the 1996 Olympics. The Ocoee Whitewater Center...
  • Community Cat comes to the rescue of Captain Jack
    Community Cat comes to the rescue of Captain Jack
    Community Cat is a Trap, Neuter, Return, or TNR, group based in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Just over three years ago, Community Cat used its TNR program to help the owners of a farm get control of the cat population on their property. Community Cat...
  • The Shapeshifter
    The Shapeshifter, chaning action into art
    Art and action come together in the latest episode from the Skip Armstrong film series Of Souls & Water. Posted online this week to National Geographic Adventure Magazine The Shapeshifter raises the adrenaline bar more than just a few notches...
  • Eleventh Lyons Outdoor Games bigger than ever
    Eleventh Lyons Outdoor Games bigger than ever
    The Lyons Outdoor Games for 2012 once again proved that variety is the spice of an outdoor festival. The games featured water, running, and biking sports. In addition, an incredible beer and music festival provided excellent drink and...
  • Whitewater burglary suspect in custody after standoff
    Whitewater burglary suspect in custody after standoff
    A man is in police custody after a three-hour standoff, in Whitewater, Monday evening. Police were called to a two-story home at 470 N. Whitewater Street by a burglary victim.While there, police heard noises from an upstairs apartment which was...