Did you hear?... Mike Kord joins staff of Canoe & Kayak Magazine

Mike Kord has joined the staff of Canoe & Kayak Magazine as associate editor.

Mike Kord has joined the staff of Canoe & Kayak Magazine as associate editor. His career includes experience in both writing and editing. Prior to joining C&K, he was a section producer for MSNBC.com during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. He has also been an editor and staff writer for Seattle-based Varsity Communications and Sports Etc. magazine, respectively. He was a freelance writer for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer from 1996 to 1999, and has written for the Dallas Morning News and Houston Chronicle. He's a skier, hiker, and climber, and has recently taken up paddling.


Did you hear?... Primedia announces move of Canoe & Kayak offices, cans editorial staff same day

Primedia has once again shown the same level of class it demonstrated when it laid off former Canoe & Kayak publisher Glen Bernard in May 2005. On Nov. 2, executives from Primedia arrived without warning and told the magazine staff that the Canoe & Kayak offices would be moving ...read more

Did you hear?... Canoe & Kayak Magazine enters membership/subscription agreement with USA Canoe/Kayak

Canoe & Kayak Magazine has entered into a membership/subscription agreement with USA Canoe/Kayak (USACK) that will boost the bi-monthly magazine’s paid circulation by having it delivered to all USACK members as a part of its annual membership package. USACK is the official ...read more

Did you hear?... Ross Prather named new editor of Canoe & Kayak Magazine

Ross Prather, the art director for Cascade Designs for the past eight years, has been named the new editor of Canoe & Kayak Magazine. Prather is an active paddler who has led sea kayak tours throughout the Pacific Northwest as well as Baja, Alaska, Canada, and Turkey. ...read more

Did you hear?... Tim Jackson resigns as lead editor of Canoe and Kayak

Glen Bernard, publisher of Canoe and Kayak magazine, just informed us that Tim Jackson has just announced that he'll be resigning as its lead editor within the next month. "His wife, Tracy, has tapped into an unexpected fast track opportunity toward completion of her doctorate at ...read more

Did you hear?... David Carty joins the Bell Canoe team

David Carty has joined the Bell Canoe team as the new driver to deliver canoes to the company’s network of specialty dealers across the United States. "Some people think it’s strange we make such a big deal about our drivers," says Ted Bell, the company’s president, "However, our ...read more

Did you hear?... Chris Hipgrave to join Bell Canoe Works

Chris Hipgrave, formerly of Watermark Sports, will be joining Bell Canoe Works as the company's Southeast sales rep effective July 1. Hipgrave is an accomplished paddler, and represented Dagger and Watermark Sports for nearly seven years. He is a member of the U.S. Wildwater ...read more

Did you hear?... Outlast reorganizes management and staff

In keeping with its technology -- that is, phase change material -- Outlast has decided it needs to phase in a company change of its own through reorganization of management and staff. According to CEO George Cattermole, some positions have been eliminated, some new ones created, ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Outdoor Industry Foundation, the non-profit arm of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), has partnered with the National Park Foundation to promote an online program for consumers to purchase a National Park Pass. The $50 pass covers the 388 parks (most of which require an ...read more

Did you hear?... Mike Hooks promoted to director of sales at Mad River Canoe

Confluence Watersports has promoted former East Coast regional sales manager Mike Hooks to the new position of director of sales at Mad River Canoe. It also named former Headwaters, Inc. president (later, an independent paddlesports business consultant) Buff Grubb, as Mad River ...read more