Linville Gorge: Triumph and Tragedy

Editor’s note: On April 28, 2018 a small team of kayakers paddled North Carolina’s Linville Gorge from Pine Trail to Lake […]

The Sandbags of Time

I look at the call list on my phone. Galen’s name alternates in red and black down the screen. Phone […]


River Gods and Bootie Beers

Moments before my last swim I perched my kayak atop a slanted rock. As I situated the outfitting my boat […]

Ultra Classic: the Wayne Gentry Interview

At the 1991 Gauley Festival Wayne Gentry released Green Summer, his first whitewater film. While Bob Benner called Gorilla “the […]

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Housatonic Horizon Lines

If you are lucky, the summer you are eighteen something great happens to you. It is a warm and wet […]

Photo by Cooper Lambla


The modern world with all its traps is hard to escape. The smartphone by my bed beeps and I am […]

"Some swift and shapely fish." Photo by Shay Trembley

Musings of the Mystery

“If rightly made, a boat would be a sort of amphibious animal, a creature of two elements, related by one-half […]

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The Daniel Effect

Editor’s Note: Daniel DeLaVergne (3/5/1977-3/8/2006) was a whitewater legend and one of the founders of Lunch Video Magazine. He was […]

Chris Gragtmans dropping Big Falls on the Elk at flood stage. Photo credit Spencer Cooke,

Lunatic Fringe

    Stinging cold wind burned my face. The freezing water of the Green River shocked my bare hands, but […]


Welcome to Site Zed

Site Zed publishes interesting and thought-provoking original content inspired from paddlesports.  The name comes from the Stikine River in British […]