North Fork Championship kayak race should be ‘more dramatic’ with high flows

IDAHO STATESMAN - The kayakers in the North Fork Championship will find a much larger river this week than they experienced last year. The North Fork Payette River was running at 5,830 cubic feet per second Monday morning. It was...

10 words to help you understand whitewater lingo

GRIND TV - Learning a new sport is as much a cultural endeavor as a physical one. Navigating through the paddling social scene in particular can be bizarre and challenging because though some words overlap, the sport hasn't ingrained...

Re-Building your confidence after injury

Jonathan Males | Performance1 - Everyone knows that whitewater kayaking depends on your ability to stay confident.  But a single bad experience can shatter this state of mind. The pain of an injury is a constant reminder that you...

Kayaking over Niagara Falls with Rafa Ortiz

When pro kayaker Rafa Ortiz decides to chase his dream to paddle over Niagara Falls, he can't imagine the journey he'll take to get there. As he and his friends prepare for their new adventure, they realize the path...

Brits triumph at GoPro King of the Alps competition

British Canoeing - Saturday 10th June saw over 150 athletes from 18 different nations joined together to compete in the 6th edition of the GoPro King of the Alps. The Passier Valley in South Tirol, Italy hosted yet again an...

Some competitors pull out of Payette River kayak race due to safety concerns

KTBV TV - One of the largest kayak races in North America is making major changes because of this year’s snowmelt. The North Fork Championship, which takes place on the North Fork of the Payette River, draws competitors from all...

Rafa Ortiz goes over 70-foot waterfall with inflatable lobster

RED BULL - Rafa Ortiz has a penchant for throwing himself down white water rapids and waterfalls but this time he’s done it on the most unlikely of vessels...an inflatable lobster. The blow-up crustacean is something you’d more likely find...
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