Top edge of front cover and some page corners curled. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. Inscribed by editior on half-title.
With a circulation of over 200,000, Paddler Magazine has published quality stories about paddling for over ten years. Now the finest stories from the world's premier canoeing, kayaking, and rafting magazine have been collected in The Best of Paddler Magazine. Readers will find tales of challenging expeditions to Nepal, Cape Horn, and Mongolia; personal narratives describing the people and environments of Newfoundland, Fiji, and Sweden; reflections on the sport and its risks; humorous vignettes; and a who's who list of this century's most influential paddlers.
-- Some Real Rodeo Announcing", where the author's chance to shine as a whitewater rodeo announcer is upstaged by the wry humor of two "real" cowboys
-- "Geezers and Goals: Paddling San Francisco's Race for Treasure", an account of the author's attempt to beat younger and stronger competitors with experience instead of brawn
-- "Why Paddle Class V", a reflection on what it means to dare the toughest whitewater
-- "Chasing Guiness", the account of two Brits who set the new world canoe record by paddling from Medicine Hat, Canada to Belem, Brazil.