Category: Paddling

The Stern Squirt

The Stern Squirt

The stern squirt is a smooth probing into what's going on under the water on those swirly interfaces between eddies and main current, where with just a little effort one can harness the power of the water to become vertical.  The stern squirt is considered a beginning play-move, largely because it ...

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Essential gear for paddlers

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Essential gear for paddlers

We've all invested a goodly amount into our gear, our boats, paddles, PFDs, Helmets, and for some of us, a significant amount of other stuff- but by and large, it appears that many people come to the river unprepared for some of the situations they might face.  I'll assume, since you're reading ...

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How to perform a blunt with your kayak

A blunt is a move done on a wave feature, usually a shoulder, that involves a 180-degree change in direction and is usually an 'elevated' move. a 'flat' blunt, one that doesn't get above 70 degrees in elevation, is also called a 'roundhouse'. Blunts can be aerial, as well. What is a blunt ...

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