Living in the Southeast U.S. is like no other place in this country for kayaking.  First we have warm water.  Most of the country’s creeks flow due to the spring and summer snow melt.  Here in the Southeast we are blessed with rain which allows us to get out on phenomenal creeks, sometimes wearing no…

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This past weekend we were out on The Green, and a friend of ours had to swim from his kayak.  We all take a swim from time to time, and it is important to know how to react when the inevitable happens. Here is a basic list of actions to take: 1.  Get the swimmer…

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Let’s face it: the canoe does not get the respect it deserves…especially in the whitewater world.  The kayak boasts of its ease of maneuvering, light weight and cool factor.  How can the old canoe, who’s only claim to fame is the movie ‘Deliverance’, begin to compete? To a dedicated group of canoeing enthusiasts, the kayak…

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The Southeastern United States has been a mecca for whitewater kayaking for years.  No other place in the country has been explored more than the incredible mountains of the Southern Appalachia.  That is why Toby MacDermott, Will Lyons, Pat Keller, Dustin Marquart, Nate Elliott, recent Blue Ridge All-Star Andrew Holcombe and myself were so suprised…

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