R2 rafters at Boatsmith whitewater race photo by Nicole

PNW Paddle Profile: Nicole Smedegaard

By: K.M. Collins, March 31, 2022

Southern Oregon local and decade deep river guide Nicole Smedegaard has launched a new business Nature Nicole Whitewater (NNWW) LLC which serves in educating the river community (both private boaters...

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Steve and friends camping in the Atacama Desert

Cool Friend: Steve Welch

By: Molly, August 26, 2014

There are so many cool people in the boating community! We decided to start interviewing folks we either want to get to know better or think the general population should...

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