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Planning and Preparing for River Trip | Basic Whitewater Safety

Author(s): American Whitewater
Video Release Date: December 8, 2021
Video Source: YouTube

Enjoy the first full length video of our Basic Whitewater Safety series. This video covers some of the most important basic whitewater safety elements including; how to choose the right river, river classification, river resources, understanding the dynamics of rivers, what essential gear is necessary, river hazards, group assessments, using eddies, hand signals, setting safety, and boat recovery. We offer examples of each throughout the video to be used as a training tool as well as for personal skill building.

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