Basic Canoeing

Basic Canoeing

All the Skills You Need to Get Started

Book - 2003 | 1st ed
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2003 National Outdoor Book Award WinnerStep-by-step photos on correct form and essential strokesIllustrated guide to river maneuvers plus information on gear, safety, choosing a canoeThis illustrated guide on the essential skills of canoeing should be required reading for anyone getting into the sport. A section on the mechanics of good paddling is followed by a catalog of the most important strokes, each illustrated in sequential photos, with concise text on the key points. Essential river maneuvers--eddy turns, peel-outs, and ferries--are demonstrated by the Olympic paddling team of Wayne Dickert and Horace Holden, Jr.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811726443
Branch Call Number: 797.122 BAS 2003
Characteristics: v, 90 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Rounds, Jon


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