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How to Paddle a Kayak in a Straight Line

People generally think paddling a longer kayak will make them go straighter, but with proper technique you c…

Flipping, Rolling & Spinning Through Whitewater

Dane Jackson, arguably the best freestyle and whitewater paddler in the world, shows off his skills in one o…

Canoe Slalom Fails

Even though they are flipping over, missing their gates and failing their maneuvers, they still look very impr…

Staying Safe While Stand Up Paddling

One of the great things about stand-up paddle boarding is that it can be a remarkably safe and user-friendly a…

Top 11 Kayaking Tips from 2018

Whether you were new to paddling in 2018 or you're an experienced paddler, you can never stop learning. Ever…

Capsize Recovery - Rolling

Performing a “bombproof” roll is probably at the pinnacle of kayaking skills. From ancient recovery maneuv…

Bracing Stokes

Bracing provides support while leaning your kayak: 1) more aggressive boat handling during turns; and 2) i…

Discussing the Forward Stroke

So, what are our goals with paddling? First I want to thank everybody for all the fantastic feedback and al…

Proper Sea Kayaking Technique

One of the great things about kayaking, is that almost anyone can do it. But it's still important to develop…