Thrill of the Paddle

Thrill of the Paddle

The Art of Whitewater Canoeing

Book - 1999
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Expert canoeists will appreciate the challenges of difficult moves and the intricate subtleties in the simplest maneuvers that the book describes. Novices will appreciate the clear descriptions and the progression in each chapter from the basics to expert moves. The book encourages finesse and grace, excitement and fun, and the thrill in the art of whitewater canoeing. Illustrated with over 450 photographs, Thrill of the Paddle covers both classic tripping canoes and the shorter revolutionary playboats for both the solo and tandem paddler. The book is informally written and full of amusing anecdotes from the experiences of two masters in the art of whitewater. Each chapter is illustrated with numerous photographs, diagrams, and illustrations, showing some of the greatest challenges of real outdoor life. Thrill of the Paddle provides detailed instructions on maneuvering a canoe in class II - IV whitewater.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter, c1999
ISBN: 9781552630396
1552630390
Branch Call Number: ANF 797.122
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Scriver, Mark

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