Paddle Sports

*KAYAK*
Certifications
American Canoe Association
Adaptive Equipment
Canoe Stabilizer
CreatingAbility
AngleOar
EZ Dock
Gear
Crescent Kayaks
NRS
Vibe Kayaks
Wilderness Systems
Organizations
Special Olympics
Team River Runner– veterans program

*RAFTING*
Organizations
American Canoe Association– certifications
US Rafting Association
Gear
NRS

*ROWING*
Concept 2
Oar Board SUP
US Rowing

*RESOURCES*
Brown People Camping
Diversify Outdoors
LGBTQ Outdoor Groups Map
LGBTQ Outdoor Summit
Natives Outdoors
Melanin Base Camp
No Man’s Land Film Festival
Native Womens Wilderness
Outdoor Afro
Outdoor Asian
OUT There Adventures
The Black Outdoors
The Outbound
Unlikely Hikers

*STANDUP PADDLE BOARD*
Certifications
American Canoe Association
Adaptive Gear
Trident Adaptive Paddle Board
Gear
Crescent Kayaks
Cruiser
Hala
iRocker
NRS
Vibe Kayaks
Organizations
Professional Stand Up Paddle Association
Special Olympics
World Paddle Association

*RESEARCH*

Atkinson, T. (2010). Adaptive kayaking for persons with physical disabilities. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 9(2), 7–12.

Dustin, D., Bricker, N., Arave, J., Dustin, D. L., Arave, J., Wall, W., & Wendt, G. (2011). The Promise of River Running as a Therapeutic Medium for Veterans Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In Therapeutic Recreation Journal.

Hartman, K., & Porter, H. (2017). White water kayaking, positive affect, and perceived self-awareness: A case study of a veteran of the Vietnam era. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 13(4), 41. https://doi.org/10.5055/ajrt.2014.0084

Scherer, M. R., Gade, D. M., & Yancosek, K. E. (2014). Efficacy of an adaptive kayaking intervention for improving health-related quality of life among wounded, ill, and injured service members. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 12(3), 8–16. https://doi.org/10.5055/ajrt.2013.0048