You may never have to hand roll, but if you need to its nice to know how. Here are the five steps that I use to hand roll, as well as a video explaining it in more detail.1. Tuck up tight to whichever side you want to roll on.2. Reach completely out of the water with your hands.3. Slap your hands down on the water while doing your hip snap.4. Make sure your head comes up last.5. End in an upright seated position.I hope this helps you get your hand roll!Check out the video below to see a more…See More
We have been having Swinter here in Idaho. Everyone is out and paddling in our nice weather. Here's a rolling tip.Twisting in your set up helps your paddle reach the surface when rolling. Focusing on twisting vs. tucking forward is the key for me. Here's a short clip where my focus is on having my paddle at the surface before I start my sweep.https://vimeo.com/120698156Rolling questions? I'll do my best to answer any you have.Paddle in Peace,Devon…See More
"I agree with you on all three things. I´ve got the 93 and I love it.
Riding over holes and stuff, all locked in and in control makes the extra weight well worth it.
Plus, the Recon is meant to be paddled - not carried :-)"
Short film with a flavour of the Whitewater Kayaking courses on offer in the Pyrenees, in July 2015.
3 courses on offer:
04-11 July - Revolutionary. Freestyle/Freeride
11-18 July - Evolution, Improve your River Running
18-25 July - Learn to Guide,…
Many people are immediately put off from buying a Recon as a result of their not insubstantial weight (22kg). Admittedly my disability does limit me from being able to carry my own boat, but weight has still been an important consideration, given that people are now significantly less inclined to carry it for me. Having paddled the …See More
I'm not the first person to do this roll, but maybe I'm the first to share a tutorial on my process of learning the vertical roll technique. Many people have asked me to make this video over YouTube and I finally came around to making an edit. Hope you enjoy and that it helps you to roll like a champ! Vertical Roll "Gravity Defying Kayak Roll"…See More
Corsica 2014 - Call of Duty on the Island of Beauty
The Forecast was promising to have some extraordinary conditions on Corsica for Easter kayaking as meteorologists were talking about snow-covered mountains in what extent they have not been sighted for a decade.
VIDEO: Wet West Paddle Fest 2013 Alan Ward
The annual trip up to Scotland with the Thames Valley boys for some river running fun times.
Took my Wave Sport Recon up with me and cruised every drop, loving it.
Alan Ward Mobius Promo Video
Alan Ward placed 5th at the World Championships 2013 in Nanthala, paddling his brand new Wavesport Mobius. Check out his freestyle kayaking skills and of course the abilities of the brand new Mobius.