Synopses & Reviews
Kayak: The Animated Manual of Intermediate and Advanced Whitewater Technique is an outdoor classic for all of those who want to live on the edge, but safely. Complete with all the details to enhance your whitewater experience, Kayak is a great resource for learning new skills for intermediate and advanced kayakers and learning rescue basics. Plus, all of this is explained in easy-to-read and understand illustrations that are as funny as they are resourceful. This book will teach you basic river courtesy rules, intermediate and advanced technique, and most importantly, how to hold on to your life and limbs and keep your sanity as well.
Veteran kayaker William Nealy shares his twelve years of whitewater experience in this unique intermediate and advanced instructional manual. Learn how to execute three types of rolls, how to read rapids, how to run rapids safely, and much more. In Kayak - The Animated Manual of Intermediate and Advanced Whitewater Technique, the emphasis is on practical survival paddling. Over 180 pages of animation show the reader everything he or she needs to know about paddling technique, river playing, body english, river rescue, and rapid hydrology, as well as countless other techniques. (7 x 10, 184 pages, illustrations)
This, the best-selling how-to-kayak manual in the world, is still as fresh and relevant as ever. Illustrations show readers everything about technique, playing, body English, rescue, and hydrology.