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Editor-in-Chief "Chicago" Mike Toughill is co-founder of Dirt Bag Paddlers and former Peshtigo River Manager at Kosir's Rapid Rafts in Wisconsin. He's been Wallacing since 2003.

SLOW DEATH OF THE ZAMBEZI ~ Paul Teasdale on the Batoka Dam.

Dams. As children we are raised to look at them as engineering achievements of ...

PEARLS IN THE MOUNTAINS ~ Excerpt from Chapter One. by Joe Norwood

“Listen,” I said. We sat quietly and listened. Ellie was making contented morning grumbles. ...

GOO ~ An Intelligent Discourse on Oil. by Ythsta Resovich

We have, as a species, married ourselves to a black Gooey substance that was ...

PUT IN : MARCH 2017 ~ Featuring Team GB U23 World Champs!

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Dirt Bag Paddlers is an international community. Wherever rivers flow ...

TEARING DOWN WALLS ~ Iran’s Woman of Whitewater Hanieh Goharipour.

EDITOR’S DESK: It’s a fact. Although we are all human beings, constructed of the ...