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Articles by Anna Levesque

How to Put On a Kayak Sprayskirt

Sprayskirts are made from neoprene and are designed to keep water out of the inside of your kayak so that you …

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Moving Around on SUP

I've found paddleboarding to be a great complement to kayaking. It takes less time, it's a full-body workout, …

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Hamstring Stretches for Paddlers

Many kayakers believe that forward folding to stretch the hamstrings is a good way to protect their low backs …

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Stretching for Paddling Longevity

If you're like me you've heard that stretching is good for you. That it reduces stiffness and helps to preven…

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Myth-Busting: Paddle Strokes for Women

I have met recreational paddlers who express to me that they already know how to paddle, have never taken and …

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Essential Paddle Strokes for Women

Now I'll try and describe how to do the strokes you need to make your boat go where you want to take it. Once …

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Lift, Carry and Load your own Kayak!

Lifting, loading and carrying a kayak seems to be one of the biggest concerns women have when they're getting …

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Choosing a Kayak for Women

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and it's a great time to shop for a new kayak. There are so many goo…

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The Yoga of Kayaking

As kayakers we have the unique ability to spend a lot of time close to water and observe the qualities and ene…

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Basic River Running

Almost anyone can point their kayak straight down a class two, and even class three river, and paddle down suc…

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How to Transport Kayaks

Loading your kayak onto your car by yourself can be challenging, so it's good to have a reliable rack system. …

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Tips on Kayak Instruction

Are you thinking of signing up for a kayak class? If you are, congratulations! It's one of the best things you…

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