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10 Things To Know About Kayaking India

By Nouria Newman and Nicole Mansfield After some freezing cold big wave surfing earlier this spring Nicole and Nouria met up in India for the Malabar River Festival. Here is a few things you might want to know, or not, about kayaking in Kerala during monsoon season. #1 During...

TR1 Merge: Put To The Test

By: Kelly Greene Hiking boots and water shoes have always been separate in my mind. I’ve been the happy owner of their Brewess shoe for the last few years for all of my whitewater adventures, but I’ve never considered taking them more than a few miles on river-side trails. So when...

Celebrating River Roots With Our LE10

For the past nine years, we have released a highly anticipated Limited Edition GreenJacket PFD. The Limited Edition Program at Astral is the Crown Jewel of our product. The story and attention to design detail make these life jackets not only best in class, but a piece of art. Time...

Highlights Of A Hiking Trip To New Zealand

By Christine Martens New Zealand is famous for its amazing scenery (featured in Lord of the Rings) and multitude of hiking trails.  Hiking tracks in New Zealand fall into several different categories. There are Great Walks, Easy Tramping Tracks, Advanced Tramping Tracks, and Tramping Routes.  ...

King Of The North Fork Championship

The North Fork Championship VII’s iconic Elite Division Race on Jacob’s Ladder exposed the talent of the best kayakers in the world on an amazing piece of whitewater offering a spectacle that is unmatched in the sport. Among past NFC Kings, former Olympians, expedition legends, and whitewater racing...