February 6, 2014
Kokatat Icon Limited Edition Dry Suit (GORE TEX) Review – From The Perspective Of A Grand Canyon Solo Self Support Paddler Josh is a customer of CKS. He initially gave us a call asking which Kokatat GORE TEX dry suit would be best for a Grand Canyon solo self support trip? Would a front zip… View Article

A Chronicle From The Tsarap Chu And Zanskar Rivers

November 5, 2012
Big water kayaking – Himalayan style!

The Keen Gorge Boot Review

October 19, 2012
The Keen Gorge Boots are a solid option for river footwear.

The Werner Paddles Sho-Gun Review: Trip Report From Nepal

October 17, 2012
The Werner Paddles Sho-gun seemed like the clear choice for me as I wanted an elite big-water paddle with a large blade and maximum paddle power.

GoPro HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition Review

October 16, 2012
The new GoPro Hero 2 Outdoor Edition is an incredibly versatile and durable high definition video camera.

The CKS SUP Sessions Recap, Results and Photo Highlights

July 16, 2012
As it turned out, the lower water levels were perfect for a day of racing and hanging out on the river with friends. Let’s hope for a 100% + snow pack next year, and in the meantime enjoy the water while we’ve got it!

Liquidlogic Stomper 90 Long Term Review – By Kyle Smith

May 10, 2012
Liquidlogic Stomper 90 Review Stout this, brown that, crush it, blah blah blah. Review by: Kyle Smith Specs: 5’ 9” Weight: 165 Paddling Career: The only career track I have ever had. Sponsors: Toyota Tercel a.k.a Starship Alpha Live Agape board shorts. Any friend that will let me sleep on their couch. Mom and Dad… View Article

Sydney McCutchen Reviews Paddle Monster Kayak DVD!

March 18, 2012
Paddle Monster. A Kayak Movie for Kids, Reviewed By A Kid. If your kid is ready to paddle they should see the movie Paddle Monster. They will learn all the things you need to know about paddling. Here are some of the things you will need to know that are in the movie. Boat types:… View Article

Jackson Kayak Fun Runner Review With Dustin Urban

January 13, 2012
Jackson Kayak Fun Runner Review With Dustin Urban I finally have a great answer when beginner-intermediate kayakers ask me which boat to buy. After paddling the Fun Runner 60, I’ll recommend this boat to most beginner-intermediate paddlers. I say “most” because there are some paddlers who are super aggressive and fearless from day 1 and… View Article

CKS Customer Review: Robert McPherson Reviews The Snap Dragon Armortex Spray Skirt

December 21, 2011
The Snap Dragon Armortex Spray Skirt Review You’d think that at my age I would have learned that it’s better to spend a bit extra and get the best when you need it. I guess I’m a slow learner. I took up kayaking two years ago at age 51. I live in Nepal and I… View Article