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GrindMedia’s Canoe & Kayak Wins Two Awards At The 2012 Folio: “Eddie and Ozzie” Awards

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

GrindMedia’s Canoe & Kayak Wins Two Awards
At The 2012 Folio: "Eddie and Ozzie" Awards

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 – GrindMedia is proud to announce that Canoe & Kayak has won two prestigious 2012 Folio: Awards. One of the largest awards competition for magazines, Folio’s “Eddie” and “Ozzie” Awards honors excellence in magazine editorial and design.

Canoe & Kayak earned a silver “Eddie” for a “Single Article” in the category of “Consumer, Sports” for the June 2012 feature “Fall and Rise”. The magazine also earned a bronze “Eddie” for the “Full Issue” of June 2012. Both awards, in recognition of outstanding editorial, were announced earlier this month at the annual luncheon held at the Marriot Marquis in New York City.
Left: Canoe & Kayak, June 2012 (Bronze), Right: Canoe & Kayak "Fall and Rise" June 2012 (Silver)

“The passion and energy of our exceptional editorial team at Canoe & Kayak comes through in every issue of C&K,” said Norb Garrett, Senior Vice President and Group Publisher of GrindMedia. “Editor Jeff Moag, Art Director Parker Meek, Managing Editor Dave Shively and our entire editorial team have been creating terrifically engaging content worthy of such recognition from Folio. We’re very proud of their efforts.”

The quintessential paddlers’ guide, Canoe & Kayak is a leader in the industry and no stranger to being recognized for its merit. The magazine won a 2012 Maggie Award from the Western Publishing Association for the Dec. 2011 issue.

The brand also launched the inaugural Canoe & Kayak Awards in 2012, honoring paddlesports’ most inspiring people, expeditions, and films, as chosen by the paddling community. Fans can harvest information from the monthly print magazine,,, and on Twitter @CanoeKayakMag.

About Canoe & Kayak
Since 1973, Canoe & Kayak magazine has been the world’s leader in paddlesports media. C&K reaches over 300,000 enthusiastic paddlers every month through print, digital mobile devices and tablets, events, and online at The award winning publication is part of GrindMedia, a Source Interlink Media company.

About GrindMedia
Source Interlink Media’s GrindMedia is home to renowned action and adventure sports magazine brands Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, Bike, Canoe & Kayak, SUP-StandupPaddler, Dirt Rider, ATV Rider, and Paved. Along with our standalone websites, including, Newschoolers and, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia produces more than 20 leading events and webcasts such as Surfer Poll Awards, Powder Video Awards, Nike Lowers Pro, EnduroCross and International Surfing Day. GrindMedia is also the exclusive action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. To learn more, visit

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