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Title Kayaking / editors, Pamela S. Dillon, Jeremy Oyen
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinectics, [2009]


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Description ix, 237 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Series Outdoor adventures
Outdoor adventures (Human Kinetics Publishers)
Contents Pt. I. Preparing for a Kayaking Adventure -- Ch. 1. Going Kayaking -- Ch. 2. Getting Fit for Kayaking -- Ch. 3. Kayaks, Paddles, and Gear -- Ch. 4. Getting Ready to Kayak -- Ch. 5. Water Safety and Survival Skills -- Pt. II. On the Water -- Ch. 6. Kayaking Techniques, Strokes, and Maneuvers -- Ch. 7. Sea Kayaking -- Ch. 8. River and Whitewater Kayaking -- Ch. 9. Pursuing Paddlesports: Pass It On
Summary "Throughout this book, expert kayaking instructors provide you with practical guidance on gear and equipment selection, nutrition, fitness and stretching, water trail etiquette, and safety and survival skills; step-by-step paddling techniques for flatwater, river and Whitewater, and sea kayaking, as well as instruction on more complex maneuvers and rolls; useful consumer, technique, and safety tips; and Web-based resources to help you plan trips throughout the world and find paddling organizations and instructors." "In addition to the detailed photos and illustrations, this book includes the Quick Start Your Kayak DVD to reinforce the paddling strokes and safety information found in the book. It features videos of kayaking maneuvers, which will make anyone capable of learning the basics."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "American Canoe Association."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Kayaking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Dillon, Pamela.
Oyen, Jeremy, 1970-
American Canoe Association.
LC no. 2008032111
ISBN 9780736067164 (soft cover)
0736067167 (soft cover)