Charli Kerns

Author Articles

The Green Race Game Plan

What to Look for in This Year's Green Race.

Q & A With Steve Fisher

Legendary paddler and filmmaker Steve Fisher dishes about his first descent in Tibet and his latest documentary project.

Great Dane | Q & A with Paddling World Champ Dane Jackson

Dane Jackson has had one epic year. The 22-year-old pro-kayaker from Tennessee won more events in 2015 than most do in a lifetime.

Whitewater Rising

This weekend is predicted to see one of the biggest rain events in recorded history for the western part of the Carolinas. What does it mean for the area’s whitewater paddlers ?

Five Ways to Embrace Your Inner Boater Chick

Blue Ridge Outdoors contributor Charli Kerns has some advice on the realities of being a lady kayaker - why it's awesome, some of the challenges, and how to embrace it.

Asheville’s Natalie DeRatt Dashes Onto the Bobsled National Team

Asheville bobsledder Natalie DeRatt makes the national team