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Hotel Charley: River of Doubt Chapter 3 Teaser

February 5, 2007
Our Costa Rica trip is officially chapter 3 in the upcoming video from Clear H2O Films, Hotel Charely Vol. 2: River of Doubt coming out in Spring of 2007! Check out the teaser from our Costa Rica trip here:http://www.jacksonkayak.com/jkvideos/costa_rica_teaser_htc.movFeaturing myself, Ben Stookesberry, Brad Sutton, and Lizzie English… special thanks to JK team member Mario Vargas… View Article

i PURA VIDA ! Costa Rica Trip Report

January 30, 2007
(Finally in Costa Rica! Photo by Brad Sutton) Several weeks ago, I had never been out of the country before. So when I found out about the Costa Rica trip Brad was organizing, it was more to me than an opportunity to kayak somewhere new; it was an opportunity to experience a new part of… View Article

Whitewater WHERE?!?!

January 25, 2007
This is a little intro to team CKS member Brock Royer and whitewater paddle in the Great Lakes area. You can see more of Brock, Great Lakes whitewater and CKS gear being used to the extreme on the lastest issue of LVM #21. Enjoy ~~~~So my good buddy Joe C.~~~~ came back to the flatlands… View Article

The Guadalupe in New Mexico

With all the snow we are getting, The Guadalupe in New Mexico is going to run this Spring. This is the Northern Guadalupe, note to be confused with the southern run.A quick vid for you of the Guad. Guide Book for Colorado & NM

Meet the CKS Squad Part 1: Boyd Ruppelt and Samantha Brunner

January 16, 2007
This is Part 1 of a Series of posts that introduces the members of the 2007 CKS Squad. Icluded in each section is the squad member’s Bio and a brief photographic Trip Report of their Top 3 days on the river during the 2006 season. (photo by: Samantha Brunner) Personal Biography Name: Boyd Ruppelt Birthdate:… View Article

Samantha Brunner: Bio and Top Three Paddling Days of the 2006 season!

January 14, 2007
Samantha Brunner photo by: Boyd Ruppelt Name: Samantha BrunnerBirthdate: 03/24/1987Hometown: Memphis, Tn Currently Resides in: Memphis, TnWork: Student at the University of Memphis and a physical therapy techYears Paddling: 4Top 3 Rivers: Oh Be Joyful Creek, Daisy Creek, and the Cascades of the Nantahala The Perfect Vacation is: Spending more time creeking in Colorado Hobbies… View Article

Rio Salto en Mexico

January 6, 2007
A Photo report from the Rio Salto en Mexico. The crew this day was Atom, Marjo, Ross, Naomi and Sean. What a great fun run. Loading boats from camp. photo/Atomkicking it while Ross walks the shuttle. photo/Atom The seal launch in. scouting the first drop, a sticky hole before the first falls. photo/Sean Atom running… View Article

It just keeps getting better

December 14, 2006
Well as we plunge head first into witer here in colorado, the long awaited ski season is here!!!!! Over the past weekend BT and I climbed to the top of MT. Owen and had an amazing weekend skiing from the top two times. Only once did we get shut down becasue of weather. Hope everybody… View Article

Sampson’s Southeastern Update

November 30, 2006
Carolina Sunset, photo: Bryan Owen It’s been super cool to be back home in the Southeast and to be spending some time on the river as the winter months approach. Although the Green hasn’t been running too much this month because of generator work, we’ve been taking advantage of some local rain. After arriving in… View Article

Buena Vista Whitewater Park Upgraded

November 19, 2006
BV’s new lower hole at the South Main River Park. New ramp and hang out zone is ready for warmer days. So we have waited a long time here in Buena Vista Colorado for our shot at having a killer play park for locals and tourists to enjoy. Well the time has come. As of… View Article