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BASIC CANOEING

by: Jon Rounds & Wayne Dickert

Step-by-step photo sequences on correct form & essential strokes; illus guide to river maneuvers; Gear, safety, choosing a canoe. 150 color photos, 40 illus; 8.5×11 inches, 128 pgs.

0-8117-2644-4
978-0-8117-2644-3
Spiral-Softcover
02-15-2003
River, Boat , Water Craft & Paddling Guides

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Overview

NOBA award winner

• Step-by-step photo sequences on correct form and essential strokes
• Illustrated guide to river maneuvers
• Gear, safety, choosing a canoe

This 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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Wayne Dickert
is the head of instruction at Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina. He was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Canoe and Kayak Team and a 10-time qualifier for the U.S. Canoe and Kayak National Team. Skip Brown is a freelance photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic, Outside, Men’s Journal, Paddler, and many other publications. He photographed Stackpole’s Kayaking with Eric Jackson series: Whitewater Paddling and Playboating. Taina Litwak is a professional illustrator, former president of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and a certified medical illustrator.

Details

ISBN: 0-8117-2644-4
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 02-15-2003

“BASIC CANOEING”

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