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Recreational Kayaking The Essential Skills and Safety

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Your ultimate kayaking handbook and DVD! Learn all about: *Equipment - types of kayaks, canoes, paddles, life jackets, clothing, footwear, accessories, safety equipment *Essentials - launching, landing, seal launch, using your paddle, wet exit, three golden rules, balance on edge *Strokes - propulsion, turning, lateral, stability, bracing *Maneuvers - kayaks in motion, using rudders, going straight, pivot turns, carving turns *Capsize recoveries, paddling in exposed conditions, paddling in surf zones, and more *River running - classification, current dynamics, equipment considerations, shuttles *Paddler's first aid - treating blisters, repetitive motion, back pain, shoulder dislocation, hypothermia, heat stroke, stings, and more! Kayaking: The Ultimate Guide is the tenth of an award-winning series of books and DVDs by world-renowned kayak instructor Ken Whiting! Whether your interest in kayaking stems from the desire to get outside and exercise, spend time with your friends and family, or explore the endless waterways that surround you, this easy-to-read guide makes paddling fun and safe for both new and experienced paddlers looking to broaden their horizons. Inside this book, you'll learn how to choose the right equipment, the essential strokes, maneuvers, and paddling techniques you need to know, information on capsize recoveries, paddling on the ocean, in surf


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Pages 60
Publish Date 2007-01-01
Size 135.0" x 190.0" x 0.0"
Author Ken Whiting
Product Form DVD

About the Author

Ken Whiting is a World Champion kayaker, five-time National Champion, and one of the most influential paddlers in the world. For over fourteen years, Ken has shared his enthusiasm for paddling through his teaching and by producing a series of best-selling, award-winning instructional books and DVDs. In recognition of his accomplishments and contributions to advancing the sport of kayaking, Paddler Magazine, named Ken one of their "Paddlers of the Century".

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