Whitewater kayaking is an exciting sport that involves paddling down rivers and rapids – from simple, gently moving water to demanding, challenging rapids. The sport encompasses a wide variety of disciplines, from creek boating to river running to play boating, and each offers different ways to appreciate the river. With so many approaches to choose from, there is a style of whitewater paddling for everyone. Whitewater paddling is becoming increasingly accessible to a wider population thanks to better equipment and improved designs.