The Essential Whitewater Kayaker: A Complete Course

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 180 pages
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Whitewater kayaking is a high-adrenaline Olympic sport that has won a large following and demands special skills. Beginning to intermediate river runners will find it all here: selecting equipment, padling techniques, reading a river, tips from the pros, and more. Great photos complete this companion to the highly successful The EssentialSea Kayaker.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION VIII
CLIMBING ABOARD River Characteristics Surface Features
THE WORLD OF a Team Equipment and Supplies
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About the author (1999)

Jeff Bennett is an internationally known whitewater expert and former river guide. His writing and photography have appeared in many outdoors and river running books and publications. He is a columnist for Paddler Magazine, frequent contributor to Canoe & Kayak, and author of The Complete Whitewater Rafter (Ragged Mountain Press, 1996) and A Guide to the Whitewater Rivers of Washington.

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