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Welcome to BC Whitewater Paddling

BC Whitewater Paddling Welcome to the online meeting place for whitewater paddlers in British Columbia.  A place for river  kayakers, canoeists, rafters, inflatable kayakers and SUPers to meet and share information, a community for collaboration. Powered by Paddlers.

Inflatable Boats – Tariffs Coming July 1st

Inflatable Boats – Tariffs Coming July 1st Well politics, or shall we say Donald Trump has managed to bring politics into the whitewater paddling sport, well for whitewater rafting anyways. As a result of the tariffs imposed on Canadian steel and aluminum imports for security reasons by the USA, starting July 1st Canada will impose…

38th Annual BC Rivers Day – September 23th 2018

Sunday, September 23rd marks the 38th annual BC River Day. The Outdoor Recreational Council of BC is coordinating events for the annual BC River Day which happens to coincide with World River Day.   “Thousands of British Columbians celebrate BC Rivers Day on the fourth Sunday in September each year, making it Canada’s largest river…

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning Mention drowning and most people tend to envision a person in the water waving his or her hands, thrashing, splashing and calling for help. The reality is that this is not anything remotely close to what a drowning person looks like as described in detail by Mario Vittone in the…