© 2014 Dave Shively.

A W A R D S
HEALING WATERS
Folio’s 2017 Eddie Award for Outdoor-Sports Single Article
THE LIMIT
Western Publishing Association Maggie Awards Best Feature Article finalist, May 2014 edition of Canoe & Kayak
RAW COURAGE
Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters Association, Honorable Mention Sports Story, 2006-2007

By Dave Shively. Originally published in the Steamboat Pilot
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V I D E O   P R O D U C T I O N   A R C H I V E S
V I D E O   P R O D U C T I O N   A R C H I V E S
HEALING WATERS
A 2016 Veterans Day preview of an ongoing series of veteran-paddler profiles for Canoe & Kayak
CARRY-ON ADVENTURES
Produced four-part international short film/story series and social media campaign for title sponsor Expedia and three other brand partners.
2016 CANOE & KAYAK AWARDS
Managed, scripted and produced the content and video program for the 2016 Canoe & Kayak Awards.
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E D I T E D  W O R K
PADDLING PACIFIC NORTHWEST WHITEWAT
Copyedited and formatted comprehensive, large-format paddling guidebook to 11 regions in Washington and Oregon.
MY BREAKFAST WITH RANTA
A Tim Horton's Rendezvous during Mike Ranta's single-season voyage across Canada

By David Jackson. From the March 2015 edition of Canoe & Kayak
TALE OF 2 RIVERS
To understand a used and abused drainage, two friends resolved to paddle the Colorado River from its headwaters down. Twice. Back-to-back in historic high- and low-water years. Knowing where the river starts and where it ends would help.

By Zak Podmore

Feature story originally published in Canoe & Kayak magazine's June 2013 edition.
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ATHLETE ASSIGNMENTS
LAST RIGHTS
Canoe & Kayak's May 2014 edition Aquaphile Essay from the Field

By Todd Wells
MOTORCYCLE DIARIES
A pumped-up journey through Central America with bikes and boards

Story by Victor Myers / Photos by Pete McDermott

Originally published in SUP magazine's Fall 2011 edition
BIG RIVER, BIGGER PICTURE
Essay from June 2013 Canoe & Kayak. By Mark Kalch
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G E A R
LEAVE NO TRACE
Wilderness Paddle-Camping Essentials from the July 2014 issue of 'Canoe & Kayak'
MINI-RAFT MAYHEM
Four rafts reviewed in the 2010 issue of 'Canoe & Kayak Whitewater'
HOW TO PACK
The SUP surf-tour gear haul

How to pack for an overnight standup paddleboard trip. From Fall 2009 Standup Paddler (Action Sports Group/Canoe & Kayak), based on our trip down the rugged Big Sur coastline.
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F U N N Y
WHITEWATER ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
We don't know this guy ...

Words: Dave Shively / Photo: Mike Leeds
ONE TOUGH WAY TO LEARN
Trial by error is a funny thing. By Dave Shively / Photos by Woody Welch Originally publish in Canoe & Kayak magazine's 2009 Beginner's Guide
THERMAL THROWDOWN
Canoe & Kayak magazine's annual Whitewater issue reviews a rundown of the latest wet and drysutis, along with a slew of gear and quiver of five new kayaks.
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T H R O W B A C K
THE RAFT RACE RALLY
The casual passerby poses a valid question: Are you guys rafting or spelunking?

A first-person tale of a ramshackle team's run at the 2008 U.S. Rafting Association National Championship. By Dave Shively, first published in the June 2009 edition of Canoe & Kayak magazine.
THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE UGLY
.. Of Whitewater SUP

By Dave Shively

This is an op-ed analysis of the state of the fledgling, niche action sport of whitewater standup paddleboarding I penned in 2009, which originally ran in the debut (Spring 2010) edition of SUP magazine.
STAYING IN THE LINES
Girl Wins Dental Agency Coloring Contest

"Kelly Knez can put another notch in her belt of coloring victories ... "

This is one of the very first stories I got paid to write in a professional journalism capacity for the Craig Daily Press, where I broke hard news (part-time) as a general assignment reporter in spring 2006.
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