Watersports in the Land of Song

Wales: The land of song, with deep valleys, hills, mountains, and stunning scenery. Its coastline stretches for more than 1,600 miles (2575 km), so it’s little wonder that watersports play a huge part in Wales’ culture.

Journey north, and at … Continue reading

Monarch Butterflies Occupy Interlachen Country Club!

Golf took a backseat for one night at the famed rolling greens of the ICC golf course, Edina, Minn., for the launch of Save Our Monarchs Foundation.  Held on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon overlooking the lush grounds, the monarchs … Continue reading

Japan’s Rivers and Hot Springs

Japan sits directly on one edge of the earthshaking “Ring of Fire.” However, there is a positive point to this hazardous location. Japan is a steeply mountainous country that is awash with what are arguably the best hot springs in … Continue reading

Building and Maintaining Endurance for Your Sports

Want to have more fun on your upcoming paddling trips? It’s all about building a good base level of endurance so you can go longer and work harder. Don’t get sucked into ads for pills, power bars, drinks and other … Continue reading

Now You Can Run the Grand Canyon Online

A trip through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most people, complete with big-water rapids, soaring red rock walls and a near-endless collection of hidden wonders along the way.

And now Web users can … Continue reading

The Kayak Kingdom of Colorado

Colorado is not only the place where beauty and culture meet; it’s also an overflowing cornucopia of outdoor activity. The mountains are lofty peaks that frame the heavens for hikers and bikers, but it’s also the home of a world-class … Continue reading

Exercises for Paddlers: Strength Training To Prepare For The Season

The same thing happens to me every spring. The ice leaves the river, and I get so excited that I’m out paddling hard for the whole day. And then I pay for it with sore muscles for a week. Even … Continue reading

An Interview with Filmmaker Hunter Weeks: The Mind Behind ‘Where the Yellowstone Goes’

Stretching nearly 700 miles (1127 km) through northern Wyoming and southern Montana, the Yellowstone River is the longest undammed river in the lower 48 of the United States. As a result, it’s also among the wildest waterways in America, twisting, … Continue reading