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Merino Wool Facemasks for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

We all know that paddlers love Merino wool for its natural quick drying and anti-microbial properties. So we took note when we got word...

Kokatat Expands Cali Operations

Kokatat, a manufacturer of high-performance paddling gear and protective garments for government and military customers, is expanding its manufacturing and warehouse facilities at its...

Skinners May Be Defining a New Category of Footwear Comfort and Protection

Shoe Socks are here, and before you brush them off as just another strange trend (Vibram Five Fingers anyone?), read on. Handmade in Europe,...

The Great 2019 Swag Roundup and Paddling’s Best Gear Reviews

Every year we get gear, gear, and more gear to put through the paces during paddling season — and sometime even through ski season....

Body Glove Launches Eco-Friendly Activewear with Surf Legend Tatiana Weston-Webb

Essentially a household name for paddling and watersports enthusiasts, Body Glove has been all about the water since 1953, establishing itself as a leading...

Legalization of Hemp Spurs New Line from Astral

Hemp is making a major comeback thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill. Now that growing the fiber is legalized, we can expect to see...

Teva Launches Charitable GC100 Collection to Honor River Roots

Teva unveiled its Spring 2019 footwear collection, paying homage to the brand’s birthplace on the Grand Canyon National Park’s founding 100 years ago this...

Mountain Surf Relaunch Delayed by Fire

Just when you thought iconic apparel and spray skirt brand Mountain Surf was being reborn after a nearly two decade hiatus, a fire has...

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Quick-thinking Kayakers Rescue Fellow Paddler Trapped Behind W. Va.’s Kanawha Falls

Chalk one up for the camaraderie of kayakers. In a story broken by Fayette County, West Va.’s WCHSTV.com, a Tennessee...

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