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360 spins

360 SPINS: Once you've learned the basics of how to surf and side surf in the rivers waves, you'll probably want to learn more tricks and h…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Feb 24, 2009

The Peel Out pt 1

The Peel Out is one of the most basic moves that all beginning kayakers must learn, and can be somewhat confusing and frustrating at times…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Feb 24, 2009


One of the things that I love about kayaking is that it is both an individual sport and a team sport. On the one hand, it's one paddler,…

Started by Jason Bates

2 Feb 21, 2009
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Learning to Read

In order to safely enjoy whitewater in any way, one must first learn to read! Reading the water is perhaps the most fundamental skill of al…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Feb 18, 2009

3 Essential Paddle Strokes

There are a few paddle strokes every kayaker should know, no matter the style of paddling. Learn these well,they are the foundation upon wh…

Started by Geoff Jennings

0 Feb 14, 2009

Safety and Comfort in a Fishing Kayak - Part 2, Man-made Hazards

When you fish from a kayak, there are the obvious dangers of normal kayaking. A few of these are capsizing, falling out of the kayak, and e…

Started by Rick K.

0 Feb 5, 2009

choosing your first kayak

How to pick THE best boat. So you've been bitten by the kayaking bug, and you're eager to get your own boat and get out on the river! Only…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Feb 3, 2009

How to scout a rapid

Scouting a rapid could mean a lot of things. Sometimes everyone in the group will get out of their boats to take a leak and go see the rapi…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Jan 5, 2009

Big Water Bliss

It's getting to be that time of year again. While some folks are putting all that boating gear away for the season, thinking skiing or so…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Dec 19, 2008

Basic BOOFING 2:

BASIC BOOFING II: The Launch (catching some air over a big one) Great boofs take three main components to generate them: the approach, th…

Started by Jason Bates

0 Dec 17, 2008




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