1. Sweet Rocker Half Cut Helmet ($219.00) The go-to helmet of many of the world’s top paddlers, the Sweet Rocker makes an excellent Christmas gift. By using a unique combination of carbon fiber and plastic, the Rocker is designed to take a hit over and over again, protecting your noggin each and every time. The… View Article
By Nelson Jones It’s the most wonderful time of the year; Green Race season is finally upon us! Those five minutes of pain, stoke, fear and joy are the best of the entire year. I cannot think of a better place to be at high noon on the first Saturday of November. It’s hard to… View Article
This is going to be CKS Online’s ongoing (for this week, anyways) blog on the Green Race, one of the most well-known and best events in kayaking. For 20 years now, the Green Race has brought out some of the world’s best paddlers to compete for The Glass, a handmade trophy, rather than money or… View Article
For over 50 years, Werner has been at the forefront of paddle design and innovation. With the recent release of the all new Werner Odachi, they have cemented themselves as a premier innovator in the whitewater industry. Werner took cues from previous paddle designs, as well as input from many of the world’s top paddlers,… View Article
The Badfish Cobra is a fun little board. If you’re looking for an excuse to add some carbon to your summer quiver, you may want to take a look at this SUP.
For those of us that love to carry far to much equipment in our PFDs, at some point, those carabineers, pulleys and candy bars will eventually bring us down. For you gear heads out there that like keeping your head above water, the Centurion Prime has arrived. Kokatat has re-engineered the ‘Maximus Prime’ and thrown some serious storage at us.
KOKATAT IDOL DRY SUIT REVIEW – INITIAL IMPRESSIONS Words like innovative, revolutionary, and one-of-a-kind get thrown around so much in today’s industry that it’s hard to believe it when a new piece of gear is listed as ingenious, inventive, or original. Insert the Kokatat Idol drysuit, and you truly have a revolutionary, innovative, and one-of-a-kind… View Article
Dang. My stomach did a few backflips watching this. The coolest part of this video is how fired up Isaac was for the next few rapids, after taking the heaviest swim of his life…#cahones.
Kokatat Maximus Centurion Rescue PFD Review In the long running debate between which type V rescue PFD is the best, the Kokatat Maximus Centurion Rescue PFD has come along to try to de-throne all major contenders (you know who you are). Every paddler is different…they have different wants and needs, carry different gear, and… View Article
Werner Powerhouse 4-Piece Breakdown Review This past fall, I found myself drinking a delicious IPA across from Big-Water Bond as he slowly convinced me to purchase a ticket to Mexico city. I’ve been traveling for the past 4 winters, I said. I’m tired of lugging my gear all over the world, I said. I just… View Article