A RIVER ON FIRE: First Annual Cuyahoga Falls Race

A River On Fire! The First Annual Cuyahoga Falls Race Words By: Bobby "The Dogg" Miller Photos: Matt Jackson & Stephen Mule In 1969, the Cuyahoga River actually caught on fire from years of pollution and industrial waste that had been dumped in the river. This horrific event sparked a … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Sea To Summit Big River Dry Bags

Sea To Summit Big River Dry Bags MATERIAL: 420 D Nylon with Hypalon Roll Top Closure and Lash Loops FEATURES: 10,000 mm waterhead, double stitched/reinforced/tape-sealed seams, exterior lash loops, oval base, D-ring attachment point at buckle SIZES: 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 35, 65 Liters and 25 Liter … [Read more...]

OPENING DAY 2016: South Fork American River

While the opening release on the South Fork of the American was on Saturday, this year there was tons of fun to be had all weekend in the central California mountains. Saturday was a day filled with on-river clinics by Jackson Kayak pros and a big party at California Canoe & Kayak, all to … [Read more...]

THE FIERY CRUCIBLE: First Descent of Shannondale Falls

words by: Bobby Miller / images by: Matt Sloan “We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea ­breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World ­losers and world ­forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are the movers and shakers Of the world … [Read more...]

The Quest To Be King Of New York!

by: Bobby Miller “3, 2, 1, Go!” yelled King of New York series organizer Kenny Unser, as I slid off the bank into the raging current of the Racquette River, charging downstream as hard as I could. I headed down the first slide, then cut right to line up for the biggest rapid of the run, Colton … [Read more...]