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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 the highest order, the pride 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. Mary lay there, still. The water ...

Raising City Boys to Love the River ~ Criando Meus Filhos para Amar o Rio.

In 2007, my master plan of raising my kids in the outdoors and on the river was off to a ...

GOO ~ An Intelligent Discourse on Oil. by Ythsta Resovich

We have, as a species, married ourselves to a black Gooey substance that was once the bodies of species now ...

DIRT BAG BOOKCLUB ~ Tristan Gooley’s “How to Read Water, Clues and Patterns from Puddles To the Sea”. by Tim Gallaway

We’ve all caught ourselves staring at the water. My local beach is always covered with people going for a stroll ...

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 and whitewater roars, you will find ...

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 same strands of DNA, breathing the ...

Paddling Banter: Helmets and the Cold

Once again we welcome Paddling Banter to lighten up the end of the month with their awesome comics. With the weather warming ...

WINNING THE NATIONAL PADDLIN’ & PARTYIN’ FILM FEST. by Michael Potter

If you weren’t in Frankfort, Kentucky last weekend, you missed one of the best paddling parties of the year in ...