White Water Kayaking
This book contains 128 pages with over 100 informative step-by-step diagrams and more than 70 all-action, all-colour photographs. Everything you need to know from basic techniques to expert skills fully explained by an acknowledged expert. Contents includes: Equipment; Types of Kayak; Basic Kayak Handling; Movement of White Water; Training for White Water; Safety and Rescue; Fitness; Competitions; Glossary.
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Understanding white water
Basic kayak control
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Airbags anaerobic exercise angle bank bend blade boat body boulder bow rudder break-out buoyancy aid Canoe Association Canoe Federation capsize centimetres cockpit rim cushion wave deep dler downstream drop drysuit eddy line eddy turns equipment ESKIMO ROLL fast feel feet ferry glide fibreglass flotation footrest forward sweep give grab handle Grade grip head helmet high brace hip movement hold holes hypothermia International Canoe Federation karabiner keep kilograms knee land laryngo-spasm legs low brace turn manoeuvre metres move muscle neoprene nose paddle shaft paddler polyethylene polypropylene position practise pull push rapid rear rescuer reverse sweep river rock roll rope shallow shoulder sideslip slalom sling speed spray deck standing wave stern rudder stopper slot stretch surface swim swimmer tape Telephone Telex throw-bag trunk rotation upright upstream edge vertical weight weir wetsuit wetsuit boots white water white-water kayaking white-water paddling