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What should a paddler do if approaching unfamiliar rapids

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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 ...

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 ... 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 if you stay out of ... Check for local paddling clubs if you seek information on rivers unfamiliar t...

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 ...

8 Tips For Approaching Unfamiliar Cats – iHeartCats.com – All Cats ...

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Mar 26, 2016 ... When approaching an unfamiliar cat, be deliberate about the way you speak. ... If you do find yourself locked into an intense stare, be the one who ... You should always let an unfamiliar cat initiate the first physical contact.

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.

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 hazardous one ..... Long Swims Many people unfamiliar with the sport might expect long swims to be a primary killer.

Crown Packrafting guide: the next version – Bedrock & Paradox

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Jun 9, 2016 ... Deploy for personal use to your hearts content, but please do not ... My hope is to provide enough information for someone utterly unfamiliar with the area, and visiting ... without the one-stop assistance of a guidebook, should probably do ... only modest demands on the paddler; Not Too Bad; definite rapids ...

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...

NOC Paddling School Blog: July 2007

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Jul 31, 2007 ... If the small bulkhead is used by a shorter paddler, often there is a large gap ... When our “Kid's Weeks” camps were approaching this year I quickly reminisced on ... This requires us as instructors to do a lot more talking to either feel out, ..... strategy that helps alleviate the stress of running unfamiliar rapi...

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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 ...

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. ..... Paddlers don't consider themselves "boaters" and fail to follow the same safe ... When approaching rapids, go ashore well upstream and check them out ...

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 ...