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Movember Whitewater Classic racers paddle to raise money for men's health

Movember Whitewater Classic Race

The 6th Annual Movember Whitewater Classic race is scheduled for Nov. 18, 2017. The race begins at the OWL rafting put-in on the Ottawa River…

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22nd Annual Green Race Results

“The Green River Gorge is a savage and hostile place, we strongly recommend you not participate in this event in any manner.” Despite such dire…

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Video still from The Backender Boat: Whitewater kayakers in the 1970s test new boat designs

Video: Whitewater History Lesson: The Backender Boat

Whitewater paddlers viewed waterfalls as certain death in the 1970s. It seemed impossible to escape a large hydraulic created by a waterfall in a narrow,…

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Still from Home of the Viking.

Video: Home of the Vikings

The highly anticipated new release from the Send crew featuring wild whitewater in Norway is finally here.  From the filmmaker on Home of the Viking: …

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A whitewater kayaker going down a waterfall.

What's The Worst Job You've Ever Had?

“I have worked 15 years at the Octoberfest in Munich serving beer to very thirsty people. My work days were 14-hour shifts filled with beer farts, puke, loud…

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A man standing on a river bank reading the whitewater.

How To Read Whitewater

Whitewater can seem chaotic and hard to understand when you first tackle it. But with a little practice, reading whitewater will become second nature.  The…

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A person ferrying a whitewater kayak in a river with a heavy current.

How To Ferry Your Kayak In Current

Ferrying is a way to cross a river with current. It is an important skill to learn because it gives you the ability to move…

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A man repelling off of a cliff side taking a picture of a waterfall

How To Get The Hardest Whitewater Shot Ever

How do you get the hardest whitewater shot ever? Easy, you just repel down a cliffside, use a flash that's 800-times brighter than an Iphone…

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Rapid Media Named Official Media Partner for 2018 Paddlesports Retailer Show

Rapid Media Named Official Media Partner for 2018 Paddlesports Retailer Show

The inaugural Paddlesports Retailer Show has just wrapped up in Madison, Wisconsin and already plans for 2018 are underway. Rapid Media has again been named…

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How to Gain Control by Running Rapids with Cross Current Speed

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How to Gain Control By Running Rapids With Cross Current Speed

In this video the Aquabatics Calgary team explain and demonstrate how to 'get of the freight train' of running rapids. This tutorial highlights how to…

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The Boone Crew

The Boone Crew Conquers Rapids

"The good times roll on, especially when you got such a solid group of friends and crew to roll with! Boone Crew." Check out this…

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A man riding a whitewater drop on the Potomac river.

Kayaking Rapids Near Washington D.C.

“For me,” says Mexican kayaker Rafa Ortiz, known for his steely nerves and incredible skills paddling the gnarliest whitewater on the planet, “being on the…

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Immersion Research

First Look: Immersion Research Accessories

Immersion research is known for their excellent spray skirts. But, they also have a great lineup of drytops.  Check out the video below to learn…

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