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Search suspended for missing Kasilof kayaker

...Wednesday, but no other signs of the kayaker were found. The trooper boat Augustine...out to the family members of the missing kayaker." A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60...He said his brother was an experienced kayaker, but it still drove the family crazy...
Kayaker turns over in rapids

...personal flotation device saved the life of a kayaker who flipped over in the Naptowne Rapids...the Kenai River on Tuesday morning. The kayaker, who is still unidentified, made it...Central Emergency Services, said the kayaker flipped over at Mile 18 of the Kenai River...
Kasilof kayaker develops carry-all accessory

...raft towing system. Much like a pulk used by skiers to haul gear in winter, his system includes a waist belt, worn by a kayaker, that has two poles leading back to an inflatable pack raft that can be disassembled and put into a bag when not being used...
Body of missing kayaker recovered in Prince William Sound

WHITTIER, Alaska (AP) -- The body of a missing kayaker was recovered Wednesday from Black Stone Bay in Prince William Sound. Michael McGovern, 38, of Baltimore, had been missing...
Stranded harbor seal pup released in Juneau the wild off a Kodiak Island beach. The seal was released Wednesday by representatives of the Alaska SeaLife Center.A kayaker in June spotted the seal on an island in Kalsin Bay. Gulls were pecking at the 4-day-old pup, which still had its umbilical...
Duckies: Small rafts permit solo whitewater trips

...above the pounding rapids.Called a ducky, it's nearly unsinkable, and doesn't require the skill of a true whitewater kayaker or canoeist. But it's the same intimate, wild view. If you get turned sideways, hit a rock or get sucked into a hole...
Harbor seal takes up kayaking in Prince William Sound

...of a well-meaning, if misinformed, kayaker in Southeast Alaska who scooped the bawling week-old pup out of the water. The kayaker mistakenly assumed it was abandoned...feet away, said Durner, an experienced kayaker and zoologist who studies polar bears...
Surfers visit Turnagain Arm in Alaska for unique bore-tide ride

...noted big-wave surfers, who traveled to Alaska just for a bore-tide ride. Before Brown was Martin Leonard III, an Alaska kayaker, surfer and veteran of many Turnagain Arm tide rides and who now makes his home in Bethel. It was that time of the month...
Think twice before trying rapids

...Last Tuesday, park rangers fished the body of California canoeist Stephen Boyer out of the water moments after rescuing a kayaker who also overturned at the rapids. Boyer went missing for a week after his canoe capsized at Naptowne Rapids on June 26...
Filmmaker follows 3 mushers through 1,000-mile journey

...Kelley Griffin of Wasilla, a Quest veteran. Becky Bristow, a 29-year old Canadian filmmaker and an international expedition kayaker with numerous first river descents including two in Alaska, said she chose these three women as the focus of her second film...


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