Preventing Kayak Shoulder Injury

The shoulder dislocation is to kayaking, what a blown ACL is to skiing. Why is this injury so dreaded? The pain factor doesn’t seem to drive the fear into our hearts; it’s the thought of having to go through surgery, the thought of sitting idle through...

Correct Kayak Paddle Feather

In beginning whitewater class, I was advised to use a right handed paddle with a 90 degree feather. I assumed that this was correct, after all these folks were certified by AWA – New York. Well people, after a few runs on the river my wrist was sore from bending...