Stackpole Books, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 60 pages
A concise, illustrated guide compiled from the Canoe & Kayak magazine. Focusing on whitewater kayaking, this book covers strokes and manoeuvres-the Duffek, hole surfing, waterfall running, and eddy turns, plus advice on navigating through tough stretches and setting up racing exercises.
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back ferry balance basic boat angle boaters body movement boil bottom Canoe & Kayak catch Claudia Kerckhoff-van Wijk climb cross the eddy degree angle downstream side drop Duffek eddy current eddy line eddy turns edge elbow English gate enter an eddy Eskimo roll ferry angle flatwater force forward stroke forward sweep Gordon Grant hit the eddy KAYAK POLO knee knee lift leaving an eddy let your body lift low brace turn main current maneuver momentum motion move nique paddlers paddling strokes peel-out pole pool position power face practice punch the hole rapid reverse sweep rock rock climbing rotate scout sculling shoulder sideways ski jumping skills slalom spin sport standing waves stay steep Stephen U'Ren stern straight surfing sweep stroke swirlies technique torso turn the boat underwater turning strokes upstream side water level wave whitewater Whitewater Kayaking