Rolling Clinic

by Sherri ~ January 24th, 2011. Filed under: Events, Rolling, Skill Development.

Just a quick note for anyone looking for rolling instruction this winter in the Milwaukee area.  Badger State Boating Society is offering a rolling clinic on Saturday and Sunday, February 12 & 13, 2011. Times are 3-6pm on Saturday and 2-5pm on Sunday.  You need to register for the rolling clinic in advance.  For more information you can go to the Badger State Boating Society website which I have linked in this post.

Rolling is an important safety skill for whitewater and sea kayakers and I encourage anyone who participates in these activities to seek instruction.  If you don’t feel like you’re quite ready to make the all-out attempt to learn, you can at least begin working on some of the preliminary skills like wet exits and hip snaps.  I have a video posted on the “Photo Gallery” page of this website and on YouTube that shows you how to get started on the hip snap.


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