If you want to play on a lake in the suburbs, or you want to conquer rivers in the jungle, whitewater kayaking is a good water sport. We can enjoy the scenery of lakes and explore the mysteries of rivers. It provides good exercise opportunities and is also a social sport.
If you are a beginner in canoeing, I will tell you the following knowledge.
What is whitewater ?
Whitewater refers to when water has been churned up so that it goes foamy and therefore appears white, such as in fast-paced rivers and rapids.People who have not studied kayaking, or who do not have any life jackets and helmets, cannot play white water kayaking, because it can be extremely dangerous.
However, if you approach it with the necessary skills and training, it can be extremely exhilarating, and more than a little addictive.
What necessary skills do I need to be at to try whitewater kayaking?
On the calm water surface, it can effectively drive and control the kayak. But this becomes even more important when you encounter rapids. You may find yourself sailing in rocks and eddies. In fast flowing white water, you need to be able to respond quickly and effectively. Therefore, you need to master not only the static water surface rowing skills, but also the dynamic water surface rowing skills.
If you can learn the skill about eskimo roll, you’ll be able to progress more easily on the rapids, as you’ll feel much more confident with all of the tipping and twisting, and therefore feel more comfortable pushing yourself.
If you spend some time learning to understand and predict whitewater, you will be able to spot eddies and currents will make life on the rapids much easier for you.
Finally, you should assume the risks you may face and how to avoid or deal with them.
What protective equipment do I need for whitewater kayaking?