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Ken Whiting

Kayak paddles come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and price ranges. But the decision to buy one…

The three golden rules are a set of rules that, when followed, will let you paddle the most efficiently…

If you've been whitewater paddling for any length of time, then there's a good chance that you'll…

Tandem kayaks, or doubles, are a great way for two people to get on the water together and a fantastic…

Whitewater is rated on a scale of increasing difficulty from Class 1 to Class 6. This classification…

The hand roll is a roll done without the help of a paddle: a move that requires solid rolling technique…

We're gonna take quick look at launching in surf. First thing we're gonna talk about is the ideal beach…

The PFD, or life jacket is your single most important piece of safety equipment. You need to choose one…

When sea kayakers talk about conditions, they'll usually have wind in mind because no other element…

For obvious reasons, the forward stroke is the most important stroke to learn. But you don't need to…

In this video, we're going to look at the best way to re-enter a sit-on-top kayak in the event that…

One of the greatest things about kayaking is that it can be remarkably safe and user-friendly activity.…

Photos by Paul Villecourt As a group leader or instructor, you often have a different relationship…

There are two ways of swimming through a rapid. You can swim defensively or offensively. Defensive…

The best rescues are the most basic rescues and the ones that keep the rescuer as clear as possible from…

Creekboating is as much a game of strategy as it is a sport. Half of your time on creeks is spent…

When I was learning, I was taught that kayaking was all about technique and that you didn't need to be…

Holes provide your most formidable challenge when running a rapid. More often than not, the line you…

Lateral momentum refers to the speed we generate perpendicular to the main current. For most river…

In 1992, my paddling improved more dramatically than in any other year. The reason was simple. My buddy,…

The first river running skills that any paddler will learn are how to carve in and out of eddies and how…

Ferrying is the act of moving from one side of the river to the other with minimal downstream drift and…

Eddy turn refers to the action of moving from the main current into an eddy, or vice-versa, and is also…

Rolling in moving water can be more difficult in some instances, but current can also help your roll out…