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Rapid - Summer / Fall 2016

Volume 18 | Issue 3

 

The Summer/Fall 2016 digital issue of RAPID magazine has all the whitewater content you crave—discover incredible whitewater photography, boat tests, gear reviews, play park destinations, profiles of your favorite athletes and more. Discover how play parks have gone from small-time spectacles to multi-million dollar complexes (and why they’re the death of whitewater as we know it!), plus why everything you need to learn about life you already learned in kayak school.





In This Issue


Features: 

Building An Empire: 11 bold boaters share their passion for hand crafting the high performance kayaks that are sweeping the podiums.

Play Time: The exciting, sustainable, profitable, accessible future of artificial play parks, and why they’re the death of whitewater as we know it. 

 


Departments: 

Boat reviews: Spade Kayaks’ Ace, Composite Creations’ Bulldog and Sea Eagle’s 380X Explorer

River Booty: Seven items that will make your river life even better

Profile: Ben Stookesberry’s Myanmar disaster

Watercolors: Stunning whitewater photography

River Alchemy: Jeff Jackson on why everything he really needs to know he learned in kayak school

 

Playground: Inside the 15-year, $40-million quest to build the world’s first artificial waterfall

Slide: Waterfall of no return

Editorial: Scott MacGregor on sharing the love of rivers with your family.

 

Flushed: Navigating the tricky waters of a successful shuttle



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