Performance Kayaking

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Stackpole Books, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 184 pages
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Explains how to choose equipment, teaches the basic strokes and maneuvers, and discusses the ins and outs of whitewater kayaking and slalom racing.
 

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Performance kayaking

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This is a book about technique, both for beginners and for advanced white water kayakers. U'ren stresses technical skill, reading white water, and strategy, whether in recreational or racing ... Read full review

Contents

TWO Boating Basics
15
THREE Propulsion
23
FOUR Recovery Strokes
47
The hip snap low and high braces
63
FIVE Reading White
65
SIX Whitewater
87
SEVEN Play Paddling
121
EIGHT The Next Step
143
NINE Slalom Racing
169
Suggested Reading and Viewing
184
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