Canoe & Kayak Magazine

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  1. Video: The Kayak Roll (part 2 of 3)

    Teaching someone to roll a kayak is more art than science, and requies a keen understanding of proper technique. In this video by Glennmore Lodge, Dave Rossetter explains how to visualize and practice the roll in a swimming pool. This is one of the best instructional rolling videos we’ve seen on the internet. Stay tuned

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  2. Photo of the Day | Kristoffer Vandbakk

    Exploring the Spanish island of Lanzarote. The island is well known for big swell, which requires any sea kayakers to plan a cautious route to avoid surf landings. Kristoffer Vandbakk kajakknord.no @kristoffervan Kristoffer Vandbakk coaches and guides in Norway. He leads expeditions in the Lofoten islands during summer and in Spain during winter. He also

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  3. Video: The Kayak Roll (Part 1 of 3)

    This instructor from Glennmore Lodge does an excellent job of teaching the fundamental aspects of the kayak roll while demonstrating technique on dry land. Whether your kayaking adventures take you to the ocean or to the river, learning to roll your boat can be a challenge. The technique can be confusing to visualize, and the

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  4. Photo of the Day | John Rathwell

    Joel Kowalski and Matt Hamilton celebrate an epic misty morning run on the Ottawa River just below The Lorne Rapid in Beachburg Ontario Canada. John Rathwell johnrathwell.com @johnrathwell John Rathwell is a self-taught Ottawa-based photographer who immerses viewers in captured moments and scenes. “I strive to create images that make the viewer fall into them,”

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  5. Photo of the Day | Maxi Kniewasser

    Ric Moxon, Rob Murphy, Upper Squamish, BC. Maxi Kniewasser maxi-kniewasser.com Born in “the flattest place on earth” (northern Germany), Kniewasser moved ever farther west, quietly notching a string of impressive international kayaking expeditions and descents (as well as a stunning photo portfolio along the way) before finally settling in Vancouver for grad school. In this

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