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A Fun Walk Down the WS Memory Lane

Fun recall of the original color schemes Wave Sport came up with in the late -90's!

Added by Juliet Jacobsen Kastorff on October 7, 2009 at 4:40pm — No Comments

What is Directional Rolling

Once upon a time it was called rolling in a circle. The term directional rolling is an updated tag line, but it is still rolling in a circle.And it is a skill that every boater should be working to hone.

When a kayaker sets up to roll, it does not take too long to figure out it is much more efficient to fall towards the paddle and roll in a circle rather than falling away from the paddle. Why? Because of the momentum gained going with the fall. It gets your body and paddle to the… Continue

Added by Juliet Jacobsen Kastorff on September 21, 2009 at 1:53pm — 1 Comment

Using Slalom Gates to be a Better Whitewater Paddler

I have spent years paddling by the poor slalom boaters and always felt they were really missing out on the whole whitewater experience—spending so much of their time paddling through a series of gates like energizer bunnies. Personally speaking, my goal has always been to see how few strokes/little effort I could exert running a rapid, not how fast I could go. But this spring I had a change of heart. It started with the English Gate.

Looking for something new to use as a teaching… Continue

Added by Juliet Jacobsen Kastorff on August 27, 2009 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

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