The River Maidens: five fabulous women kayakers

WNC Magazine’s article on women boaters in western North Carolina. Here is a look at five fabulous women of the river who’ve made that progression from novice to expert—and in many cases, serve as role models and mentors to new boaters. Anna…

I Ain’t Skerd!!

We weren’t skerd….we were FIRED UP!! Fired up was about boofing Whiteface, running Entrance (right side up), directionally rolling, making it “around the world” and attaining, taking a piece out of Broken Nose, boofing Double Suck and Flipper…

Chick Boat for Creek’n-Testing out the Fluid Solo for Size

Testing out the small FLUID Solo for size -brought to us by Maria Noakes     So there I was with no boat and its raining, what to do? Indebted to Juliet forever she loans me the Fluid Solo. It happens to be orange, my favorite color….

Kayaking through Pregnancy: Maria Noakes

Is it Ok to Kayak Through Pregnancy? by Maria Noakes When the blue line shone clearly through the small window of the stick, it was a moment of roller coaster emotions. For the first time in my life I wanted to be pregnant, or did I? Thoughts…