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Kim Becker running Thrasher on Canyon Creek, WA with her AT2 Flexi

How to Choose a Whitewater Paddle

As a whitewater kayaker, it’s just as important to choose the right paddle as it is the right kayak. The paddle becomes an extension of your body, so it’s only logical to choose one that is comfortable in your hands, and feels good! If only it were that simple: what about all the different blades…

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Clackamas Whitewater Festival

2012 Clackamas River Festival

This year was the 29th annual Clackamas River Festival, a two day festival on the Upper Clackamas River outside Portland, Oregon. The two day event features various drift boat, cataraft, raft and kayak races, such as: R4 and Kayak Downriver races, an oar boat slalom, a cataraft freestyle rodeo, and many other events. In addition…

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Upper Trout Creek, Washington

Upper Trout Creek, Washington

We are lucky as paddlers to live in the Columbia River Gorge. During the rainy season, within a half hour drive it is possible to be at over a dozen different rivers. Each and every one, unique, and awe-inspiring. The author boofing on Upper Trout Creek (Photo: Bryon Dorr) One of my favorite rivers in…

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