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What should a paddler do if approaching unfamiliar rapids - Answers

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Go ashore well upstream to check out the rapids. ... What should you do when approaching unfamiliar rapids? Go ashore well upstream and check them out ...

2010-FRMS-Boating Safety-1 - USD 475 Geary County Schools

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Such action should be taken in ample time to avoid a collision and at a safe ... Because of their small size and drop, low-head dams do not appear to be dangerous. ..... According to statistics, paddlers in small crafts such as canoes, kayaks, and rafts ... When approaching rapids, go ashore well upstream and check them out ...

River Hazards | How To Articles - Paddling.net

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Of these, arguable none present the diversity and intensity of hazards as do the ... many river "hazards" we are introduced to as beginning paddlers is the current itself. ... We learn to "read" the river to tell us which course to take through a rapids .... Approaching a lock and dam complex is usually not hazardous...

SUP TRAINING 101 | RVR 2 RVR

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May 5, 2016 ... River Race Season is approaching fast, and we want to make sure you ... You can do 2 a days (2 different exercises in the same day), but be smart and don't overdue it! ... It's good to train in the uncomfortable and the unfamiliar so your ... You should also be practicing: paddling through rapids, navigating ...

Paddling One of the Most Hazardous, Remote Rivers in the World ...

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Jul 8, 2016 ... Do that flight as many times as I have—I grew up in southeast ... In addition to miles of pushy rapids, the Klinaklini runs through gargantuan ... Paddling the thing is such a hazardous and logistically heavy effort that almost nobody does it. .... For those unfamiliar with chainsaw specs, the MH-170 is the kind of ...

So you're interested in racing in the Yukon River Quest Canoe Race ...

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You must have some interest in paddling the Longest Annual Canoe Race in ... You really donât want to start your day off with broken paddles do you? ... The will inform you on the river levels and conditions of Five Finger Rapids and Lake Leberge. As far as planning goes, the days prior to the race should be set aside for ...

Whitewater Rafting Safety: Shoot the Rapids and Live to Tell the ...

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You should know what to do if you fall out of the raft. Yeah ... The rapids are fun; we get it. It's easy to get ... Lean left, lean right, bounce, paddle, stop paddling.

Blog — Tom Schilperoort

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Art and design by surfski paddler Tom Schilperoort, Cape Town, South Africa. ... The Neus Gorge has two of the biggest rapids of the race and is an intimidating place ... because we were all racing on a course that was relatively unfamiliar. ... If you were up for it you could do 3 or 4 downwind runs in a day.

Fun Archives | Empirical Zeal

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If you're unfamiliar with Open Lab, it's an annual print compilation of some of ... And then the bees would do something quite odd – they would fiddle with their knees. ... a second, but at 30 frames per second, there should be plenty of data points. ... a fairly intimidating wave (a gnarly wave, in the standard paddler's l...

Paddling the Baillie in the Barren-grounds of Canada

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This was only my second experience paddling in the Arctic and I tend to assume .... Just as I thought we should begin to taxi the pilot slipped out of the cockpit and ... pilot at long last recognized from the air that we were approaching the long lake, .... I did not have the courage to do this in the rapids of the Baillie where the  ...

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Paddlers Are At Risk | Virginia Boating License Study Guide for ...

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First, paddlers and others in small boats don't consider themselves “boaters” and fail to follow the same safe practices as other vessel operators. Second, many ...

Whitewater | Dagger

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Like many paddlers today, I am just as often scouting a rapid for photo ... find yourself with a memory card of images that just don't do the run justice. ... When approaching a rapid for a photo, there are two major factors I always keep in mind. .... At that moment I was filled with emotions that had become unfamiliar to me in ...

Whitewater eBook - Performance Video

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Paddlers in any type of competition or just for fun do eddy turns. ... Instead, explore easy and safe rapids by picking your own line. ... You should learn to distinguish between a round friendly rock and a more ..... If the backwash is approaching four feet, there is a greater chance you can get recycled in there if you swim.