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@IH:CONTENTS Introduction 1. Gearing Up About Kayaks Whitewater Kayaks Adjusting and Outfitting Your Kayak Paddles Essential Gear Clothing and Other Gear 2. Fundamentals Carrying, Boarding, Attaching Spray Skirt Posture and Torso Rotation Leaning the Boat Hip Snap Tuck Position and Wet Exit Vision Attitude 3. Stroke Basics Paddle Grip and Technique Forward Stroke Keeping the Boat Straight Reverse stroke 4. Turning Strokes Sweep Strokes Forward Sweep Reverse Sweep Draw Strokes Side Draw Bow Draw Stern Draw Sculling Draw Rudder 5. Braces and Rolls Low Brace High Brace C-to-C Roll Sweep Roll 6. On The River Reading the River Eddies River Moves Eddy Turns Peel-Outs Ferries S-Turns Surfing International Scale of River Difficulty 7. Safety and Rescue The Paddling Group Scouting the River Universal River Signals Rescue Priorities Safe Swimming Position Staying With the Boat Rope Rescue Paddling Injuries and First Aid Resources Index
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